Track L | Emerging Energy Trends
With the great majority of the world’s farmland already in use, as the world’s population increases, how will we feed the billions of people moving into our cities over the next few decades? Indoor agriculture offers new solutions that dramatically increase output, reduce water consumption, improve food safety and security, and help reduce harmful emissions. But what role does the electric utility play in this industry and what are the challenges and opportunities presented? This session will candidly discuss potential relationships between the electric utility and cutting edge “smart agriculture” operations.