Working to find actionable solutions to the nation's key challenges.

GE Looks to Check Out of ‘Hotel California’ of Added Federal Oversight

Finance / News April 10, 2015

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.

Read More

BPC’s American Energy Innovation Council Releases Recommendations

Jason Burwen, Stuart Iler / Blog February 24, 2015

Public investment in energy RD&D remains less than one-half of one percent of the annual nationwide energy bill.

Read More

Business Leaders Urge U.S. to Increase Energy Research

Energy / News February 23, 2015

The American Energy Innovation Council urged Congress and the White House to make expanded energy research a strategic national priority.

Read More

Restoring American Energy Innovation Leadership

Energy / Research February 23, 2015

The provision of safe, clean, affordable, and sustainable energy is one of the foremost tests America faces—and the current innovation investment is simply not up to the task.

Read More

Govt. Role in Energy R&D Is Key Amid Challenging Times

Margot Anderson / Blog December 5, 2014

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…

Read More

Corporate Studs Unite: Behind Energy Investment

Energy / News September 14, 2011

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….

Read More

Catalyzing American Ingenuity

Energy / Research September 13, 2011

The United States has yet to embark on a clean energy innovation program commensurate with the scale of the national priorities that are at stake.

Read More

A Business Plan for America’s Energy Future

Energy / Research June 10, 2010

America’s current energy system is deficient in ways that cause serious harm to our economy, our national security, and our environment.

Read More