While the private sector plays the dominant role in commercializing new technologies, smart federal investments should seek to address gaps in the innovation process.
Introduction and Keynote On February 3, 2016, the American Energy Innovation Council hosted the second event in our “Partners in Ingenuity” series—From Science to Marketplace: The…
“We strongly believe that Congress should support America’s competitive advantage in energy technology. If we are to modernize our energy systems and seize global market share in the most pervasive technology sector in the world, we must fund energy research and development at a level more commensurate with the scale of national priorities at stake. “
Join the American Energy Innovation Council for an event that will examine the rationale and implications of expanding federal support for energy innovation.
The ability of investments in innovation to drive economic development at home makes innovation a rare opportunity for bipartisanship.
The energy sector spends less than half of one percent of sales on R&D, whereas other industries like pharmaceuticals and aerospace/defense spend considerably more.
The study quantifies the impact of the Baucus, Camp and Wyden-Coats proposals on the illustrative project economics of different electricity-generation sources.
AEIC hosted the event as part of the organization’s “Partners in Ingenuity” series, an on-going effort to bring together key stakeholders to address challenges facing energy technology R&D.
Why should governments fund basic research? For the same reason that companies tend not to: because it is a public good.
Energy innovation is rising to a priority discussion in the United States, as last week both chambers of Congress acted on legislation that will guide the course…