Independent Lens

S22 E3 | PREVIEW

Trailer | Jonathan Scott's Power Trip

In Jonathan Scott's Power Trip, the HGTV home makeover guru shines a light on the obstacles and opportunities for America’s solar industry, following fossil fuel monopolies that halt the growth of renewable energy while visiting with politicians, coal miners, solar panel installers, the Navajo Nation building its own solar plant, and others at the forefront of the battle for energy freedom.

AIRED: November 16, 2020 | 0:00:30
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TRANSCRIPT

(dramatic music) (thunder bangs)

- [Jonathan Scott] Utilities don't like competition.

They own your electricity, it's theirs.

I'm uncovering a powerful system

waging war against the solar industry.

- This is a big threat.

- They want to stop competition from solar.

- I think that's just the way it has been.

- That's the worst explanation.

(thunder bangs) (electricity sizzles)

- It is definitely gonna be an uphill battle.

"Jonathan Scott's Power Trip,"

part of "Independent Lens" on PBS.

(gentle music)

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