Renewable energy, including wind and solar power, is sweeping across America.
How will the move away from coal and natural gas affect rural America and its major employer, agriculture? Will Main Street be traversed in electric cars and the local grain elevator get its electricity from wind turbines and solar panels in the near future?
Teri Viswanath of CoBank, a Farm Credit System member, is a lead economist for power, energy, and water in CoBank’s Knowledge Exchange Division. She focuses on the energy industry, including the electric distribution, generation and transmission sectors, as well as the rural water industry.
In this Grain Talk podcast, she shares CoBank's Knowledge Exchange insights on the challenges and opportunities renewable energy presents for rural America.
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