Energy Technology Maturation Act - H.R.2495 / S.1286

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Overview
Purpose: 
"A bill to amend the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to facilitate the commercialization of energy and related technologies developed at Department of Energy facilities with promising commercial potential."
Primary sponsors: 
Sens. Martin Heinrich (D-NM) and Cory Gardner (R-CO) / Rep. Debra Haaland (D-NM)
Committee Reports: 
Summary of Selected Provisions
  • Authorizes an Energy Technology Maturation Program that is substantially similar to the existing Energy Technology Commercialization Fund administered by the Department of Energy's Office of Technology Transitions
  • Establishes the fund's current award caps of $150,000 for projects that aim to attract private industry partners and $750,000 for projects pursued with a private industry partner
Actions
Actions on the House bill: 
Bill introduced
05/02/2019
Actions on the Senate bill: 
Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee approved bill
07/16/2019
Bill introduced
05/02/2019