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Capturing energy from the wind

Check out the second installment in the Flying with Miss Pixie video series. One of the largest wind farms in the US is located 100 miles east of LA near Palm Springs, CA. There are over 4000 working wind turbines, some 30 years old, others brand new and over 250 feet high. And as the design and technology continue to improve, wind turbines all over the world continue to get larger, more efficient, and far more durable. For decades these farms have supplied energy to the entire Coachella Valley, which extends miles past the greater Palm Springs area. COURIER video/Peter Weinberger