1104-Wind Power – Cabazon, CA

Cabazon, CA is one of the windiest places in America. All of the air from Southern California is pushed through a narrow canyon about seventy five miles from Los Angeles by the ocean breezes. Twenty five years ago before much of the pollution efforts took place, this area had some of the worst smog in the world – in the league of China. Today the air is much better, but is still blows. Hundreds of wind turbines have been installed and generate a good portion of the electricity for the area. Notice the narrow canyon at the Morongo India Reservation. DSCN3129

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All the air from Southern California shoots through that canyon.

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WindView of at the wind turbines from 8,000 feet on San Jacinto Mountain.

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