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Could wind power work in Florida?

In the push to stop global warming, many experts are hearing a mighty rushing wind.

Clean and abundant wind power in vast stretches of America is not only far cheaper than solar, but as oil prices soar, it's proving to be less expensive than natural gas, a prime source of the nation's power.

At present, wind provides only 1 percent of U.S. electricity, but a federal report predicts the wind could be providing 20 percent of American power by 2030.

"Wind is ready to go,'" says Christine Real de Azua of the American Wind Energy Association.

But perhaps not in Florida.

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