Department of Energy

Energy Matters: Clean Energy Technology Markets

October 21, 2011

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ENERGY MATTERS: Commercialization

Senior Advisor Richard Kauffman's October 20, 2011 live chat on energy.gov on innovation and deployment, and on how we can ensure U.S. leadership in the global renewable energy race.


On Thursday, October 20th, Richard Kauffman, Senior Advisor to the Secretary of Energy, joined us on Energy.gov for an Energy Matters video livechat on the financial and deployment obstacles facing renewable energy technologies.



Kauffman spoke about what drew him to the Department from the private sector, and answered your questions -- via email, Twitter and Facebook -- on innovation and deployment, and on how we can ensure U.S. leadership in the global renewable energy race.



Regarded as one of the country’s leading experts on private sector investment in clean energy, Kauffman looks forward to working with the business community to break down financial obstacles that stand in the way of deploying clean technologies.



Watch the full video above and learn more about the successful commercialization of technologies from the Department's National Labs, and how they create new jobs and industries and impact Americans’ lives.