• Research and Development

    GEI calls on the federal government to prioritize America’s leadership role in developing advanced technologies—such as advanced nuclear, renewables, energy storage, high-efficiency low emissions power plants, and carbon capture and storage/utilization—and support a broad-based public and private sector research and development portfolio.

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  • Blog
    March 7, 2019

    An Innovative Nuclear Solution—in a Smaller Package

    The latest installment in our EnergyInnovates series takes us to Corvallis, Oregon, home to NuScale, a company that is changing the way we think about nuclear energy. Nuclear energy is America’s largest source of emissions-free power. NuScale has developed a smaller, more mobile nuclear reactor
  • Letters
    February 27, 2019

    U.S. Chamber letter to the Senate Supporting S. 383, the USE IT Act.

    TO THE MEMBERS OF THE UNITED STATES SENATE: The U.S. Chamber of Commerce supports S. 383, the bipartisan “Utilizing Significant Emissions with Innovative Technologies (USE IT) Act.” Cosponsorship of this bill will be included in the “leadership” component of the Chamber’s “How They Voted Scorecard.”
  • Blog
    January 9, 2019

    Want to Know What 2019 Will Be Like For Energy? Look No Further than 2018

    Past is prologue, as they say. As we look forward to what 2019 could bring for American energy, it’s worthwhile to look back at 2018 for some hints. With that in mind, here is our “look-back preview” of eight key trends and important issues that we believe will help to shape the year ahead. American
  • Blog
    December 10, 2018

    A Whole New Kind of Power Plant

    The goal of our EnergyInnovates initiative is to highlight promising and interesting technology and people that are at the forefront of new energy solutions. This fall, I had a chance to spend some time with the dynamic team at NET Power who are the very definition of innovators—and are changing the
  • Blog
    October 1, 2018

    Exelon’s Innovation Expo Celebrates Homegrown Innovation

    In the late 1960s, 3M scientist Dr. Spencer Silver had a problem. After years of tinkering with formulas for super-strong adhesives, he inadvertently created a mixture for a reusable, pressure-sensitive adhesive. Though the concoction was objectively unique, Silver struggled to find any real-world
  • Blog
    September 26, 2018

    Clean Energy Week Showcases American Energy Innovation

    This week marks National Clean Energy Week (NCEW), an annual event celebrating American energy innovation helping to create jobs, strengthen America’s national security and preserve the environment. The event brings together associations, businesses and industry advocates to showcase innovation and
  • Blog
    July 25, 2018

    It's getting better all the time

    That’s the conclusion of the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) July 2018 report on drilling productivity. The report looks at the change in the total number of drilling rigs in operation along with estimates of drilling productivity and estimated changes in output from existing oil and

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