The 114th Congress got started this week and already Democrats and Republicans are butting heads on the issue of energy.
President Obama has threatened to veto a Republican bill to complete the Keystone XL pipeline. The question of ending a ban on U.S. oil exports is also on the table. Meanwhile, the renewable industry is also closely watching the fate of a federal tax credit that will expire at the end of the year.
All week, Here & Now has been talking about energy and the new Congress. Today, Tony Clifford, CEO of Standard Solar, joins host Lisa Mullins to discuss what effect a Republican Congress will have on the solar industry.
More from our series this week:
- Tony Clifford, CEO of Standard Solar in Rockville, Maryland.
This segment aired on January 8, 2015.