Climate-Tech Commercialization

The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) just approved plans to deploy a new delivery fleet consisting almost entirely of gasoline-powered trucks, even as Amazon, UPS and FedEx are going all-in on climate-friendly electric vehicles (EVs).
Climate-Tech Commercialization
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April 18, 2022
The U.S. Department of Energy’s new Office of Clean Energy Demonstrations is a tremendous step forward for innovation and must become a permanent fixture in the federal structure. DOE needs time right now to build up the new office systematically, and over the next few years its funding must grow rapidly, so that it can drive a steady stream of innovations ready to be scaled up nationally and globally.
March 17, 2022
The modeling is clear: Building a reliable grid that will serve as the backbone for a cleaner, more electrified economy without raising energy costs, will require technological improvements that drastically drive down the costs and improve performance.
March 17, 2022
Watch ITIF and an expert panel featuring key policymakers and leading analysts who discussed how to bring House and Senate versions of competitiveness legislation across the finish line in a form that will be a winner for U.S. workers and the economy.
March 3, 2022
The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) just approved plans to deploy a new delivery fleet consisting almost entirely of gasoline-powered trucks, even as Amazon, UPS and FedEx are going all-in on climate-friendly electric vehicles (EVs).
January 20, 2022
The Biden administration and Congress should adopt innovation uptake policies to ensure that the remarkable products of federal investment and American ingenuity are not left moldering on the shelf.
December 7, 2021
ITIF’s Center for Clean Energy Innovation hosted 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.

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