While campaigning, Trump made his energy plans clear – promising a drill, baby, drill approach to slashing fossil fuel regulation. Where does that leave renewables?
Given bipartisan agreement on infrastructure needs, and the massive clean energy investments already underway in conservative areas: more hopeful than one might think.
At RealClearPolitics’ Nov. 18 “Energy in Transition” event sponsored by API, SEIA’s Christopher Mansour pointed out that solar has already created a “second cash crop” for “red states and red areas of blue states,” while AWEA’s Rob Gramlich echoed that wind is a “rural success story” that 80 percent of Republicans support expanding.
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