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Four Leading Executives Join American Energy Innovation Council

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[…]

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The Power of Innovation

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 better. Throughout this history,[…]

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Energy Innovation | By the Numbers

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,[…]

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Advanced Nuclear Energy: A $100 Billion Opportunity

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[…]

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Can the US Take Charge in the Global Battery Market?

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[…]

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Partners in Ingenuity: The Power of Innovation

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[…]