Renewables:

SolarReserve's Smith discusses company's progress on loan-guarantee-funded project

As the debate over government loans for renewable energy projects continues, what impact could the elimination of these loans have on the solar industry? During today's OnPoint, Kevin Smith, CEO of SolarReserve, discusses progress on his company's Crescent Dunes project and explains why he believes government loans are needed to advance research and development for solar technologies. He also weighs in on last week's Commerce Department decision on an anti-dumping tariff for solar panels coming out of China.