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California falls behind on wind-power production




TOPSHOT - Electric energy generating wind turbines are seen on a wind farm in the San Gorgonio Pass area on Earth Day, April 22, 2016, near Palm Springs, California. 
San Gorgonio Pass is one of the largest wind farm areas in the United States.  / AFP / David McNew        (Photo credit should read DAVID MCNEW/AFP/Getty Images)
TOPSHOT - Electric energy generating wind turbines are seen on a wind farm in the San Gorgonio Pass area on Earth Day, April 22, 2016, near Palm Springs, California. San Gorgonio Pass is one of the largest wind farm areas in the United States. / AFP / David McNew (Photo credit should read DAVID MCNEW/AFP/Getty Images)
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California is getting blown away by its competitors in wind-power. 

Texas, Iowa, and Oklahoma have all surpassed California in wind-generated energy. 

And Kansas is inching up behind us. 

How are these states, usually associated with fossil fuel production, beat us in this particular sector of renewable energy? 

Host A Martinez checks in with Danielle Osborn Mills, California director of the American Wind Energy Association, to see what can we do to play catch-up.

 

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