• Wind power uses moving air as a source of energy.
  • People have used windmills to grind grain and pump water for hundreds of years.
  • Wind turbines are set up in mountain passes, where cool Pacific Ocean air is sucked across the passes and into the warmer inland valleys.
  • Wind power is clean.
  • It does not release pollutants or carbon dioxide.
  • It is plentiful almost everywhere.
  • The technology to harness wind energy is being developed rapidly.
  • Windmills are not welcomed by residents of some locations, who say that they are unattractive.
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