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Our National Experiment in R&D for Clean Energy Just Turned 10

The world needs clean-energy breakthroughs. As we scale up existing technologies to displace fossil fuels, we also must work to create new technologies that will ease the transition to a low-carbon future. Whether it's large-scale energy storage, advanced biofuels, or next-generation nuclear reactors, clean energy innovation is an essential part of any sensible climate policy. Luckily, the U.S. has a powerful tool in place to support clean-energy innovation: the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E), which announced its first projects 10 years ago today. 

As presidential candidates develop their climate plans, they should look at what ARPA-E has accomplished over the past decade and recognize its potential to have a major impact on reducing greenhouse gas emissions....

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For Academic Citation: Goldstein, Anna and Venkatesh "Venky" Narayanamurti.“Our National Experiment in R&D for Clean Energy Just Turned 10.” The Hill, October 26, 2019.

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