Boosting coal power with solar energy (+video)

Alec Hoppes, director of congressional affairs at Areva, discusses his company's work in solar energy, particularly in its ability to boost fossil fuels, at a roundtable discussion hosted by the Monitor. 

In a roundtable discussion hosted by the Monitor, the director of congressional affairs at Areva speaks about his vision for moving clean energy policy forward in America.

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 Alec Hoppes, director of congressional affairs at Areva, a Paris-based energy company. Mr. Hoppes speaks about his vision for moving clean-energy policy forward in America. The discussion was sponsored by Areva