The idea of putting solar panels on unused land at the side of highways is an attractive one. But how can this be turned into a reality? In this clip from the latest episode of the Thinking Transportation podcast Texas A&M Transportation Institute’s senior research scientist Brianne Glover and research engineer, Edgar Kraus, discuss some of the challenges. For the full episode and more like it log onto the Thinking Transportation homepage or find the podcast on your favorite streaming service.
Brianne Glover is manager of TTI’s Infrastructure Investment Analysis Program. She is also an attorney and counselor at law licensed to practice in Texas. Brianne has been involved with numerous research projects for various sponsors that focus on transportation financing, as well as the economic impacts associated with transportation improvements.
Edgar Kraus works in TTI’s Utility Engineering Program in San Antonio and has been conducting research in the area of utilities and right-of-way for more than 20 years. He has provided leadership on numerous state and national research initiatives dealing with utilities and right-of-way issues in the transportation project development process. Mr. Kraus lives with his wife and three children in San Antonio, Texas.