Top Business Leaders Issue New Roadmap for Federal Clean Energy R&D Funding

Washington, D.C.–Making larger investments in energy innovation will make the United States more globally competitive, increase economic prosperity, and maintain America’s energy leadership position in the world, according to a dozen top business leaders in a new report released today. In its report, the American Energy Innovation Council (AEIC), originally founded in 2010 and now Read more about Top Business Leaders Issue New Roadmap for Federal Clean Energy R&D Funding[…]

Energy Innovation: Fueling America’s Economic Engine

Technological innovation can improve productivity across industries and create entirely new ones. This is one among many reasons why economists agree that innovation is a driver of long-term economic growth and stability—and why at least 50 percent of U.S. annual GDP growth can be traced to increases in innovation. Advances in energy technology deserve particular attention since Read more about Energy Innovation: Fueling America’s Economic Engine[…]

Letter to Energy and Water Appropriations Subcommittees: Invest in America’s Economic and Energy Future

Dear Chairmen Cochran and Frelinghuysen and Ranking Members Leahy and Lowey: Over the last decade, energy innovation has transformed our country’s energy story. Dependence and vulnerability have been replaced by abundance and stability. Constructive research and development partnerships between the public and private sectors have been especially important in creating this energy abundance. Federally funded Read more about Letter to Energy and Water Appropriations Subcommittees: Invest in America’s Economic and Energy Future[…]

What’s So Special About ARPA-E?

By Brad Townsend Technological innovation has been at the center of America’s economic competitiveness for the better part of the last 80 years. In the energy sector, federally funded research and development (R&D) programs have served as a foundation on which the private sector has built an impressive track record of innovation, creating jobs, lowering Read more about What’s So Special About ARPA-E?[…]

Podcast: AEIC Welcomes New Principals

BPC’s Associate Director for Energy Innovation, Brad Townsend, welcomes the American Energy Innovation Council’s two newest principals; Dr. Wanda Austin, Former CEO and President of the Aerospace Corporation and Jay Faison, Founder and CEO of the ClearPath Foundation. In this podcast, they discuss what role the federal government plays in driving energy innovation, as well Read more about Podcast: AEIC Welcomes New Principals[…]

Austin, Faison Join American Energy Innovation Council

Washington, D.C.– The American Energy Innovation Council (AEIC) today announced that Dr. Wanda Austin, former President and CEO of Aerospace Corporation, and Jay Faison, Founder and CEO of the ClearPath Foundation, have joined the Council. Austin and Faison join a group of America’s leading business and innovation executives—including Norman Augustine, Neal Blue, Mark Burns, John Doerr, Read more about Austin, Faison Join American Energy Innovation Council[…]

Partners in Ingenuity: Inventing the Future

WHEN: Tuesday, June 20, 2017 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET WHERE: Dirksen Senate Office Building Room 430, 2nd Street NE, Washington, DC, 20002 President Trump’s recent budget proposal for fiscal year 2018 has sparked a conversation about the appropriate federal role in supporting the nation’s innovators. As the congressional appropriations process begins in earnest, Read more about Partners in Ingenuity: Inventing the Future[…]