Climate-Tech Commercialization

Silicon-based photovoltaic technology is reaching its practical efficiency limits. Perovskite solar cells, which can be fine-tuned to absorb different colors of the solar spectrum, could be a game-changer, offering the tantalizing possibility of more efficient, cheaper solar power.
Climate-Tech Commercialization
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December 7, 2021
Please join ITIF’s Center for Clean Energy Innovation for a panel discussion on why continued innovation matters, what an innovation agenda for advanced renewables should look like, and which technologies are likely to be the next big things.
November 29, 2021
Biotechnology cannot solve the whole climate problem on its own, but unlike nuclear fusion, which has been “30 years off” for the last 50 years, bioengineered innovations have already transformed agriculture. With gene-editing, doubling agricultural productivity by 2050 is well within reach.
November 8, 2021
Silicon-based photovoltaic technology is reaching its practical efficiency limits. Perovskite solar cells, which can be fine-tuned to absorb different colors of the solar spectrum, could be a game-changer, offering the tantalizing possibility of more efficient, cheaper solar power.
November 4, 2021
Rob Atkinson writes in The Korea Times that as the world's attention focuses on Glasgow, it needs to hear more than fine aspirations. Detailed actions backed with real resources that yield game-changing climate innovations are what we will be looking for.
November 4, 2021
Watch the conversation to hear a diverse set of perspectives on the priorities and modalities for a decade of ambitious action to accelerate innovation, which must unfold in the 2020s to unlock decades of opportunity to follow. This panel was co-organized by ITIF and Breakthrough Energy and Third Way for COP26.
September 23, 2021
ITIF responds to the Department of Energy’s request for information on the establishment of a new clean energy manufacturing institute, supporting the establishment of a new institute focused on industrial decarbonization and electrification, and the decarbonization of metal manufacturing.
September 22, 2021
The bipartisan infrastructure package is consistent with recommendations that ITIF and Columbia University’s Center for Global Energy Policy co-published a year ago—providing a significant boost for critical technology areas such as carbon capture, carbon removal, and industrial decarbonization.
September 21, 2021
ITIF hosted a discussion on the current state of carbon tariffs, their challenges, and potential multilateral alternatives.
September 13, 2021
With technological advancements in deep-well drilling and material improvements, Enhanced Geothermal Systems technology costs could be reduced, and geothermal energy could make substantial contributions to a net-zero energy system over the long term.
August 23, 2021
Rob and Jackie sat down with David Hart, a senior fellow at ITIF, professor of public policy at George Mason University's Schar School of Policy and Government, and director of ITIF's Clean Energy Innovation Policy Program to discuss how ITIF’s Clean Energy Innovation Program can help guide policymakers in their goal to stop climate change.

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