Clean-energy subsidies: Do we need them? (+video)
Dan Simmons, director of regulatory and state affairs at the Institute for Energy Research, calls for equal tax treatment and an end to energy subsidies across the industry, in a roundtable discussion hosted by the Monitor.
As part of an ongoing series of conversations about building America's energy future, the Monitor hosted a roundtable discussion in Washington on Dec. 12, 2012 with several clean-energy experts. The video below is an excerpt from panelist Dan Simmons, director of regulatory and state affairs at the Institute for Energy Research, a not-for-profit organization that conducts research on global energy markets. Mr. Simmons speaks about his vision for a bipartisan clean-energy policy in America. The discussion was sponsored by Areva, a Paris-based energy company.