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Report Recommends Revamping Subsidies for Electric Battery Sector

October 11, 2012
Clifton Yin on E&E TV with Monica Trauzzi discussing electric vehicle innovation.

Why have economic policy tools failed to adequately develop the electric vehicle market in the United States? During OnPoint, Clifton Yin, clean energy policy analyst at the Information Technology & Innovation Foundation, discusses a new report focused on revamping subsidies for battery technology in order to spur innovation and growth in the EV market. He explains how the ideal policy prescription could help make electric vehicles competitive with conventional gas vehicles.