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