General Electric Co.’s decision to slim down its GE Capital unit poses the first real-world test of whether a “systemically important financial institution” can ever jettison that label.
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 urged Congress and the White House to make expanded energy research a strategic national priority.
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…
So Bill Gates, superstar venture capitalist John Doerr, GE boss Jeff Immelt , Bank of America chairman Charles Holliday and former Lockheed Martin chairman Norm Augustine walk into a room. And these private sector titans ask for… government help. Seriously….