us presidency

December 16, 2016
President-elect Trump has selected several of his cabinet members already, with the common theme being a shared climate scepticism and a kindred affinity for fossil fuels. The energy industry has reacted, with some despairing and others cautiously optimistic.
December 14, 2016
After a call on clean energy with Donald Trump, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates fears for federal support of renewables under the new US president.
December 13, 2016
Rick Perry, the former governor of Texas, will be nominated by president-elect Donald Trump as Energy Secretary – despite Perry previously vowing to abolish that very Department.
November 23, 2016
Despite confirmed plans to dismantle the Clean Power Plan, and intentions to withdraw the US from the climate accord and rejuvenate a dying coal industry, president-elect Donald Trump will not succeed in derailing the clean energy industry’s progress, said Environmental Protection Agency administrator Gina McCarthy.
November 22, 2016
President-elect Donald Trump has confirmed his intentions to cancel the Clean Power Plan, in a video message outlining his plans for when he takes office in January.
November 14, 2016
New analysis from Deutsche Bank reveals that even if President-elect Trump follows through with all his anti-clean energy promises surrounding the Clean Power Plan, the Paris Agreement and the ITC, all is not lost for the US clean energy industry.
November 10, 2016
When renewables-novice and coal champion Donald Trump won the US presidential election yesterday, the global energy industry gawked in horror. Initial review of the Republican billionaire’s energy plans might leave the impression that the progress clean energy sources have achieved so far will be undone. A deeper look into Trump’s energy policy under adviser Kevin Cramer reveals a siege on existing regulation and a roll-back on spending.
November 9, 2016
The Clean Power Plan has been killed by Republicans and is now pronounced dead, a group of finance experts have said, who also agree the ITC extension could be next.
November 9, 2016
As the news sinks in about the newly-elected US president Donald Trump, who shocked the world by narrowly beating Democratic challenger Hillary Clinton, industry stakeholders are taking stock.
November 9, 2016
In a shock victory that took the world by surprise, Donald Trump was elected 45th president of the United States, leaving uncertainty to loom large over the US energy industry.

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