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Top U.S. Energy Leaders to Discuss How to Maintain Our Lead in Energy Innovation

September 18, 2013 - 3:45pm


WASHINGTON – The United States has been jockeying for leadership in the global clean energy race, with our greatest strengths derived from American innovation and entrepreneurship. This briefing will explore ways the United States can maintain a competitive lead in advanced energy technologies and enhance our economic, energy independence, and national security interests. 

Speakers will present examples of how strategic partnerships between the Federal government and private sector are spurring the development of the next generation of energy technologies and advanced manufacturing.  Deputy Director Cheryl Martin will also be announcing newly selected ARPA-E projects.

Panel Topic: The Pew Charitable Trusts Briefing:  How American Energy Ingenuity and Strategic Federal Partnerships with the Private Sector Are Driving Energy Innovation

Panel Participants: 

  • Former Representative Bart Gordon (D-TN); Former Chairman, House Committee on Science and Technology
  • Dr. Cheryl Martin; Deputy Director of the Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E)
  • Stephen Hoover; Chief Executive Officer, PARC, a Xerox company
  • Phyllis Cuttino; Director, Clean Energy Program, The Pew Charitable Trusts

WHEN: Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 3:30 PM ET

WHERE:  Russell Senate Office Building, Room 332

DETAILS:  Click here to RSVP for the event.

The Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) is an agency within the U.S. Energy Department. ARPA-E catalyzes transformational energy technologies that could create a more secure and affordable American future. ARPA-E awardees are unique because they are developing entirely new ways to generate, store, and use energy. For more, please visit