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.
The tragedy is that the riskiest investments in basic science — the first building block of a new energy future — are stalling.
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 of federal science and R&D investments for years to come. The House of Representatives narrowly passed its version of the America COMPETES Reauthorization Act (H.R. 1806), while in the[…]
In recent years, several members of Congress have proposed comprehensive tax reforms, all of which would affect the cost of electricity. In February 2014, previous House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp (R-MI) released his proposal for comprehensive tax reform. Representative Camp’s proposal followed a set of proposals (here and here) issued as part[…]
The vision of a clean energy future is little better than a mirage without the resources to invest in it.
A robust clean energy industry in the U.S. will foster greater innovation in the field.
We’ve rounded up some of the media coverage of AEIC’s report, Restoring American Energy Innovation Leadership: Bill Gates and Other Business Leaders Urge U.S. to Increase Energy Research Justin Gillis | Feb 23, 2015 Investing in America’s next energy boom Norman Augustine and Chad Holliday | Feb 27, 2015 Bill Gates, CEOs call for R&D[…]
As a percentage of economic output, US funding lags well behind its western counterparts Canada, France, Denmark, and Norway, among others.
The current funding drought for scientific research is having a real and measurable effect on scientific productivity.