Retired Chairman and CEO, Lockheed Martin: Former Undersecretary of the Army
President, Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. and a Vice President of General Dynamics
Chairman & CEO, General Atomics
Partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
Anthony F. Early, Jr.
Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President PG&E Corporation
Thomas A. Fanning
Chairman, President and CEO, Southern Company
Thomas F. Farrell II
Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Dominion Resources Inc.
Co-Chairman, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; Founder, Microsoft
Chairman and CEO, American Air Liquide Holdings
Retired Chairman and CEO, DuPont
Who We Are
AEIC members include: Norm Augustine, former chairman and CEO of Lockheed Martin; John Doerr, partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers; Thomas A. Fanning, Chairman, President and CEO, Southern Company; Bill Gates, chairman and former CEO of Microsoft; Mike Graff, chairman and CEO of American Air Liquide Holdings; and Chad Holliday, chairman of Bank of America and former chairman and CEO of DuPont. Ursula Burns, CEO of Xerox; Jeff Immelt, chairman and CEO of GE; and Tom Linebarger, chairman and CEO of Cummins Inc., serve in emeritus status.
The council is advised by a technical review panel consisting of preeminent energy and innovation experts and is staffed by the Bipartisan Policy Center.
By Brad Townsend This week, the House and Senate passed an omnibus appropriations bill to fund the government through September 30. While this stopgap funding agreement averts a shutdown in the near term, it sets the stage for discussions on the FY2018 budget to begin in earnest. This most recent agreement provides much needed resources[…]
By Erin Smith The American Energy Innovation Council (AEIC) hosted an event on April 5 to discuss the rationale for investing public dollars in energy innovation. Recognizing that innovation is a driver of long-term economic growth and that the energy sector faces unique hurdles in attracting private research dollars, the event served as an opportunity[…]
Expansion Signals Growing Strength of Energy Innovation Agenda Washington, D.C.– The American Energy Innovation Council (AEIC) today announced that four leading executives have joined the council as principals, including Neal Blue, Chairman and CEO of General Atomics; Mark Burns, President of Gulfstream Aerospace; Anthony F. Earley, Jr., Executive Chair of the Board of PG&E Corporation; Thomas[…]
Download the full report>>> Innovation has been the predominant driver of U.S. economic growth over the last century. Scientific and technological innovation has given birth to new industries and the jobs that accompany them, helped maintain the competitiveness of a growing number of companies that rely on technology to succeed, and ultimately made American lives[…]
By Brad Townsend Data overwhelmingly shows that public investment in energy innovation can create jobs, energy savings and security benefits. In fact, smart federal investments in energy research have one of the strongest track records at creating significant economic returns for taxpayers. Declining Investment in Energy Innovation In 2010, the federal commitment to energy research,[…]
By Brad Townsend Innovation has played an outsized role in America’s economic health throughout the last century. Over the last fifty years, science, engineering and technology innovation has supported more than half of the economic growth in the United States, while building a web of innovation institutions that can serve as the foundation for American[…]
By Erin Smith Innovation is key to securing America’s security, competitiveness, and prosperity. Breakthroughs in technology have the potential to create entirely new markets and improve the productivity of existing ones, which is why most economists view innovation as a reliable driver of long-term economic growth. Advances in energy technology deserve particular attention because access[…]
WHEN: Wednesday, April 5, 2017 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ET WHERE: Bipartisan Policy Center, 1225 Eye Street NW, Suite 1000, Washington, DC, 20005 Innovation has been the predominant driver of U.S. economic growth over the last century. With smart federal support for research, advanced energy technologies represent another potentially transformative moment for the American[…]
The $1 billion fund shows that the private sector is an important partner in the development of clean, affordable, and reliable energy.
Fanning joins a group of America’s leading business executives who came together in 2010 to promote energy innovation.