Hoyu Chong

Hoyu Chong
Senior Policy Analyst
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation

Hoyu Chong is a senior policy analyst for clean energy innovation at the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation. Prior to joining the ITIF, she worked as a practice area lead for Beacon Economics, focusing on clean energy, sustainability and development. She holds a master’s degree in economics from University of Southern California and a bachelor’s degree in business economics from University of California, Los Angeles.

Recent Publications

May 20, 2022

In the Annual Energy Outlook 2022, the Energy Information Administration forecasts that if current policy and technology trends continue, U.S. energy-related emissions would decline only 2 percent from 2021 to 2050. The message is clear: To leap from a 2 percent decline to a 100 percent decline in GHG emissions, the United States must continue to encourage and support continued innovation in energy.

May 13, 2022

The FY 2023 budget request signals America’s commitment to sustaining bipartisan momentum for clean energy innovation. Congress should seize this opportunity to accelerate domestic clean energy industries and shape the U.S. response to climate change.

January 13, 2022

At last year’s Glasgow Climate Conference, countries pledged to increase public and private finance, set common targets under the Breakthrough Agenda, and accelerate electric vehicle deployment, among many other goals.

January 10, 2022

Accelerating clean energy innovation is critical to avert the worst effects of climate change, but the global energy innovation system is in poor health, with weaknesses across most indicators. Nations must rectify these weaknesses to deliver on the promises world leaders made at COP26.

October 29, 2021

Technological innovation is essential for fighting climate change, but the global clean energy innovation system is not healthy enough to drive it as quickly as it is needed.

Recent Events and Presentations

May 17, 2022

In a moment of turmoil in global energy markets and an era of relentless climate disruption, clean energy innovation must remain a national priority for the United States.

January 13, 2022

ITIF's Center for Clean Energy Innovation hosted a discussion of the health of the global clean energy innovation system, why continuous investments in the system matter, and what a healthy system should look like.