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Winds of Change

Palm Springs Windmill Tours marks 40 years educating the public about wind energy and why the turbines are located here. AUTHOR, CARL SCHOEMIG, PALM SPRINGS LIFE When it comes to windmills, less is actually more. While the number of turbines dotting the San Gorgonio pass along Interstate 10 may diminish over the next decade, those…

Wind Energy generates the most renewable energy at 24%

In 2020, about 4,009 billion kilowatthours (kWh) (or about 4.01 trillion kWh) of electricity were generated at utility-scale electricity generation facilities in the United States.1 About 60% of this electricity generation was from fossil fuels—coal, natural gas, petroleum, and other gases. About 20% was from nuclear energy, and about 20% was from renewable energy sources. The…