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.