Innovation is the key to U.S. energy competitiveness, to keeping America’s energy economy humming, and to making sure our best days are ahead.
Fanning joins a group of America’s leading business executives who came together in 2010 to promote energy innovation.
Widespread public sector investment in basic energy technology is critical to complement private investment and drive long-term economic growth in America and globally.
The America COMPETES Act enhances U.S. competitiveness in energy, science, and technology by sustaining public investments in R&D.
Public investment in energy RD&D remains less than one-half of one percent of the annual nationwide energy bill.
The American Energy Innovation Council released a new study showing that U.S. government and private investment in energy technology breakthroughs has stagnated in recent years.
Yet again, Congress appears poised to pass a retroactive, one-year extension of the clean energy and research & development tax credits. But retroactive short-term extensions and underfunded R&D programs will not meet America’s energy challenges, or deliver on the remarkable…