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Accelerating Energy Innovation: Insights from Multiple Sectors

Rebecca M. Henderson and Richard G. Newell


Accelerating energy innovation could be an important part of an effective response to the threat of climate change. This book complements existing research on the subject with an exploration of the role that public and private policy have played 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 impact of past policies, and suggest that effectively managed federal funding, strategies to increase customer demand, and the enabling of aggressive competitio ... More

Keywords: energy innovation, climate change, public policy, private policy, federal funding, customer demand, competition

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780226326832
Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: February 2013 DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226326856.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Rebecca M. Henderson, editor

Richard G. Newell, editor