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Adding Energy Innovation to the FAIR Act

August 26, 2013
| Blogs & Op-eds

Megan Nicholson concludes that while the FAIR Act provides a unique incentive for states to invest in energy programs, there is little guarantee that any investment will be directed towards innovation. The proposal could be strengthened by allocating revenue to federal energy innovation programs like ARPA-E, that already direct key investments in breakthrough clean energy technology research, development, and demonstration.