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ARPA-E: Can Greentech Be Made in America?: “We cannot manufacture everything. We have to be strategic. As a na...

ARPA-E: Can Greentech Be Made in America?: “We cannot manufacture everything. We have to be strategic. As a na...

“We cannot manufacture everything. We have to be strategic. As a nation, we have to figure out our strengths and invest in those,” said Leo Christodoulou, the director of the Department of Energy’s Advanced Manufacturing Office, which works to develop and deploy novel energy-efficient technologies. “The cost of electricity is really [important]. There are some places where it is prohibitive,” said David Waserstein, a partner at I2BF, a cleantech investment firm. “Setting up a solar factory in California -- probably not the best idea. We learned that one [with Solyndra]. But there are places in the U.S. where you can lock in five cents a kilowatt-hour and if you’ve got a power-intensive process, you can still [make it] work.” At the 2012 ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit , the DOE’s Christodoulou spoke of his desire to promote American manufacturing by supporting foundational...

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