Research and Market Commentary

Fuel for thought: What a Joe Biden presidency would mean for the energy market

October 26, 2020

The ex-Vice President under Barack Obama and 2020 presidential candidate has wide-sweeping policies regarding the power sector and economy-wide carbon emissions. In effect, Biden has taken the Green New Deal a step forward by assigning key deliverables, a timeline, and a price tag to complete this vision. Investment and mobilization of labour into non-emitting energy supply will completely eclipse that of the 1960s Moon Shot program and transform the economy in ways that are difficult to imagine. We explore the implications of Biden's climate agenda and clean energy plan for the utility-scale power sector.


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Trump's troubling trade practices

October 21, 2020

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