When we think about renewable energy, we often envision futuristic technology and progressive ideas. When we think about rural America, we might picture older traditions rooted in an agricultural lifestyle. And yet, we are increasingly finding some of the most exciting examples of renewable energy development far from busy metropolitan centers.
In particular, rural electric cooperatives, which provide power to
sparsely populated areas of the country, are becoming increasingly
involved in the politics of renewable energy and distributed generation
(DG). Some stand in direct opposition to progressive energy policies or
DG. Others, however, have begun to champion change.
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