Accelerating Energy Innovation: Insights from Multiple Sectors
Accelerating energy innovation could be an important part of an effective response to the threat of climate change and concerns about energy security. Written by an outstanding group of experts in the field, this book explores the role that public and private policy play in enabling—and sustaining—swift innovation in a variety of industries, from agriculture and the life sciences to information technology. Chapters highlight the factors that have determined the influence of past policies, including effectively managed federal funding, strategies to increase customer demand, and aggressive competition from new firms. The role of public policy in the energy industry is complex, and this book will provide insightful analyses for scientists and decision makers focusing on energy innovation and public policy.