Energy Policy

Former DOE undersecretary Garman says restructuring agency will foster innovation

As the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee prepares to vote on Ernest Moniz's nomination to lead the Department of Energy, could a restructuring of the agency lead to more research and innovation on energy technologies? During today's OnPoint, David Garman, former undersecretary at DOE during the George W. Bush administration and the lead author of a new report written in collaboration with the Clean Air Task Force and Energy Innovation Reform Project, explains why he believes the agency's structure should be reformed and discusses the principal elements of the structure that require streamlining.