Renewables:

Civil Society Institute's Smith lays out sustainability road map for power sector

A new report by the Civil Society Institute lays out a road map for decreasing the use of nuclear, natural gas and coal-fired power plants while ramping up the use of renewables. But can it be done in a cost-effective and reliable way? During today's OnPoint, Grant Smith, senior energy analyst for the Civil Society Institute, explains why he believes renewable energy can be cost-competitive. He also discusses the policy options for getting more renewables online.