Xconomy: Patient Investors, Impatient Researchers Essential for Clean Energy Future

Daniel Schwartz of the Clean Energy Institute at the University of Washington provides a compelling overview of the current clean energy trajectory in this Xconomy column. Schwartz focuses on driving the pace of innovation to meet global needs. The article opens:

Maybe it’s something in the Seattle air that we share, but over the last few weeks, I’ve learned that Bill Gates and I worry about similar things. In interviews with The Atlantic and The Washington Post Gates said:

“Historically, it takes more than 50 years before you have a substantial shift in energy generation, but we need to do it more quickly. We need to move faster than the energy sector ever has.”

Read the full article on the Xconomy website…