Focus, Reform, Invest: Energy Innovation Agenda for Trump, Congress

Varun Sivaram, Colin McCormick, and David Hart write in Morning Consult that America is falling behind in the global race to capitalize on the burgeoning clean energy market. But the race is not yet lost. If the Trump administration and Congress invest in energy innovation and infrastructure, the United States can wrest back markets, create advanced manufacturing jobs, and improve its trade balance. To do so, they should reform a sprawling set of institutions to increase the commercial impact of federal R&D and maximize taxpayer return on investment.