The two tools are complementary, like a saw and sandpaper. One leads taxpayers to shave their energy use. The other drives innovation in promising clean energy technologies.
Energy and Climate
July 20, 2011
A panel of experts debate policies to drive technological innovation for consumer empowerment in the electricity sector.
July 15, 2011
Policymakers should increase the royalty rate on offshore drilling to produce a steady, dedicated stream for clean energy innovation.
July 13, 2011
Lack of support for central energy innovation programs in the 2012 budget will harm economic growth and reduce our ability to curb carbon emissions.
July 6, 2011
The Advanced Research Project Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) is driving energy innovation and laying the groundwork for new industries. It deserves better from Congress than steep budget cuts.
June 28, 2011
A new report on energy innovation from Google spotlights the upside of clean energy—so long as we get both the technology and the policy right.
June 21, 2011
In a Microsoft blog, Rob Atkinson outlines the central components of the next-generation smart grid.
June 21, 2011
Rob Atkinson will moderate the panel at the Microsoft Smart Energy Policy Series.
June 20, 2011
Dr. Matthew Nisbet leads a discussion on future efforts to pass national climate and energy policy.
June 16, 2011
The Department of Defense recently unveiled their long-term strategy for efficiency and alternatives in operational energy.
June 10, 2011
Matthew Stepp offers energy innovation perspectives on a Europe-based online forum on environmental policy issues.