Linking States to Federal Energy Research: Talking Energy Innovation with ARPA-E’s Cheryl Martin

Matthew Stepp March 28, 2013
March 28, 2013

The states are aggressively active in clean energy and offer a suite of support levers for later-stage deployment and market development. Yet most states do not invest significant public dollars in energy research, as larger programs like New York’s NYSERDA and California’s PIER are typically the exception and not the rule. So linking federal energy research with state deployment efforts is a potential fit. Matthew Stepp asks Cheryl Martin, from ARPA-E’s perspective, is there potential in it working with states as a potential end-user or collaborator?