Nest, the smart home company acquired by Google in 2014, is under scrutiny. In the wake of multiple glitches that screwed with Nest thermostats this winter, there are now reports of unrest within the company.

But are these issues really that big of a deal for the maker of smart-home devices? We’ll dissect the speculation about "internal troubles" and ask whether recent bugs will impact Nest's position in the market.

Then, we’ll look at what the sudden death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia means for President Obama’s climate plan. We’ll end with a heated conversation about whethersolaris really capable of helping developing countries leapfrog the grid. 

The Energy Gang is produced by Greentechmedia.com. The show features weekly discussions between energy futurist Jigar Shah, energy policy expert Katherine Hamilton and Greentech Media Editor Stephen Lacey.