Solar Farms In Ohio
This episode originally aired on Dec. 1, 2020.
Ohio lags behind much of the nation in its reliance on solar power, but a number of utility-scale solar projects are progressing in the state.
Solar energy is billed as a green alternative to fossil fuels, yet it’s not without consequences, especially for Ohio’s expansive farmland.
Today on All Sides with Ann Fisher, the pros and cons of solar power and how to make it work and protect the value and the soil for future generations.
- Dan Gearino, reporter, InsideClimate News
- Brent Sohngen, professor of environmental and resource economics, Ohio State University's Department of Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics
- Dale Arnold, director of energy, utility and local government policy, Ohio Farm Bureau
- Peter Schubert, director, Richard G. Lugar Center for Renewable Energy at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
- Tenah McMahan, farmer, Mac Acres in Union County
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