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
March 23, 2011
While developed countries and global institutions provide China billions in foreign aid, China refuses to open its markets to foreign clean energy products.
March 23, 2011
A carbon price is unlikely to yield sufficient levels of innovation if we don’t also invest in clean technology development.
March 14, 2011
In response the nuclear crisis in Japan, U.S. policymakers should take a forward looking, long-view approach to nuclear energy.
March 11, 2011
A new proposal in the House is advertised as a “comprehensive" energy plan, but would really just drive fossil fuel use with little investment in energy innovation.
March 10, 2011
The NRC Regulatory Information Conference showcases widespread public and private support for developing next generation small modular reactors. Congress lags behind.
March 3, 2011
Reflections and reactions from the 2011 ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit.
February 15, 2011
The President’s 2012 budget proposal would make clean energy innovation a higher national priority.
January 26, 2011
The State of the Union signals a shift in the debate on energy to a more concerted White House effort in this area.
December 21, 2010
ITIF Senior Analyst Stephen Ezell anticipates the vote on the America COMPETES Reauthorization Act in the House of Representatives.
December 16, 2010
Hundreds of leading thinkers, scientists, public officials, and innovators gathered in Washington, D.C., to initiate a conversation on a new policy paradigm.