Presidential panel wants extra funding for energy R&D

11/30/2010 | Atlantic online, The

The President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology published a plan calling for an increase in energy-research spending, to $16 billion a year. The additional funding would be handed out in four-year cycles to encourage long-term thinking. "This increase will provide the U.S. with the potential to leapfrog to development and deployment of the advanced energy technologies that will define a robust 21st-century energy system," the report notes.

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