The Coming Age of Solar Power

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Sunlight is free, and solar-power will soon be cheaper than oil, coal or natural gas — even in the United States.  We hear what that could mean for current energy industries, public utilities, government regulators and the homeowners of America.

Also, the US economy, the year in review. On today's Talking Point,  looking for an alternative to eating meat or fish?  We hear where you can get burgers made from mealworms and "crispy snacks" from the larvae of the honeycomb moth.

Credits

Host:
Warren Olney

Producer:
Jenny Hamel