Renewable Energy and the Developing World
The modular nature of renewable energy opens up great potential for developing nations to provide services to their citizens in a financially responsible fashion.
Wind Power Technology Is Mature
Wind power generation technologies are mature and are being used as part of the electricity generation mix in developed nations around the world.
Solar Power Technology is Mature
Solar PV technology has advanced significantly in the last 5 years and is mature for many residential and commercial applications.
Valuing Nuclear Energy
Correctly valuing nuclear energy is important for the United States, as nuclear power has unique advantages in certain environments.
Energy, Prosperity, and Informed Discourse
Energy is a very complicated and sometimes controversial topic. To make conversations more productive, they should be held in the context of a commonly understood framework.
National Labs and the Engine of American Innovation
National Laboratories are little-known jewels that have powered American innovation since the early 20th century, providing lessons and best practices in research and technology investment that are applicable to both the public and private sector.
National Strategy for Energy Security: The Innovation Revolution
National Strategy for Energy Security: The Innovation Revolution. Presented by Joseph Kopser in conjunction with Securing America’s Future Energy.
Veterans Advancing Clean Energy and Climate Security
The Department of Energy Champions of Change series highlights ordinary Americans who are doing extraordinary things in their communities to out-innovate, out-educate, and out-build the rest of the world. On November 5, 2013, the White House honored 12 veterans and leaders who are using the skills they learned in the armed services to advance the clean energy economy.
Energy and Natural Resources: Powering Societies
The energy and natural resources industry is among the most dependent upon the status quo, at least from a core technology and materials use perspective. This requires careful hedges against disruption, as capital-intensive businesses can be extremely hard to pivot.
Power, Energy Storage, and the Decentralization of the Grid
The economic viability of some forms of renewable energy will be enabled by effective grid storage technology, which facilitates the localization of energy production and consumption.