NREL's Arvizu discusses energy programs cuts and the future of renewables

How might funding for renewable energy projects and research shift as the congressional budget "supercommittee" tries to reduce the deficit? During today's OnPoint, Dan Arvizu, director of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, explains how cuts to the Department of Energy budget could affect the future of renewables in the United States. He explains why he believes the debate in Washington ignores the magnitude of the United States' issue with energy.