Robert Rozansky is a senior policy analyst with the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation. He focuses on clean energy innovation. He was previously at the Science and Technology Policy Institute, where he conducted policy research and analysis for the White House and federal agencies. Prior to that, he worked at an international nuclear fusion collaboration on a Fulbright scholarship to France. He holds a master’s degree in physics from Aix-Marseille University and a bachelor’s degree in physics from Brown University.
Demonstrating the commercial viability of new technologies for deep decarbonization requires federal funding. But the government’s past record is decidedly mixed. So Congress should increase funding for demonstration projects while reforming how they are administered.