While many Americans embrace renewable energy sources like wind and solar, about 80% of the power generated in the U.S. still comes from fossil fuels. Some are wondering whether there's a role for small nuclear power plants in the state's energy future. Commentator Scott Carlberg shares his thoughts.
Officials in northeast Kansas are considering a plan to build a large-scale solar farm that would straddle the border of Douglas and Johnson counties. Some are wondering whether agrivoltaics might play a role in the project. So, what is agrivoltaics, anyway?
KPR is launching an occasional series of essays on energy in Kansas, written by KPR Commentator Scott Carlberg. Kansas is one of the windiest states in America, which is why the focus of our first installment is on wind energy.