Energy Policy

Brookings' Muro says state clean energy funds could help boost the economy

With legislative action on clean energy at a standstill, what can states do to develop new energy technologies and benefit the economy? During today's OnPoint, Mark Muro, senior fellow and policy director at the Metropolitan Policy Program at the Brookings Institution, discusses a new report focused on leveraging state clean energy funds for economic development. Muro explains why he believes the private sector cannot manage these technological investments on their own and how CEFs can help spur development.