From Text to Tech: How the US Government is Expanding the Energy and Climate Toolbox
An RFF Live event at the Energy Insights 2022 Conference exploring how the federal government can spur energy innovation
The federal government is a powerful tool to drive large-scale energy and climate innovation. With the passage of several sweeping bills in the past 18 months—including the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, the CHIPS and Science Act, and the Inflation Reduction Act—the United States is pouring more money than ever before into expanding the technological toolset available to reduce carbon and other greenhouse gas emissions.
Join Resources for the Future (RFF) and the Sloan Foundation next Friday, December 9, for the closing session of the Energy Insights 2022 conference. This panel discussion will bring together multi-agency perspectives on how the federal government is leveraging funding, networks, and tools to drive energy innovation in the United States.
Although the full conference is by invitation only, we welcome the public to join us for this discussion.
- Sally Benson, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
- Julie Cerqueira, US Department of Energy
- Jennifer Gerbi, Advanced Research Projects Agency–Energy
- Jetta Wong, US General Services Administration
- Richard G. Newell, Resources for the Future (Moderator)
Richard G. Newell
President and CEO, Resources for the Future
Dr. Richard G. Newell is the President and CEO of Resources for the Future. From 2009 to 2011, he served as the administrator of the US Energy Information Administration, the agency responsible for official US government energy statistics and analysis.
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