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Former DOE official McConnell says power plan a forced renewable portfolio standard

Does the Clean Power Plan help spur carbon capture and storage technology innovation and investments? During today's OnPoint, Charles McConnell, executive director of Rice University's Energy and Environment Initiative and a former assistant secretary of Energy at the Department of Energy, discusses the Obama administration's fossil energy strategy and the challenges ahead for technological innovation. He also explains why he believes the Obama administration has been "disingenuous" about its plans for an all-of-the-above energy strategy.