Trump Election Puts Energy On Front Burner

by Michael Kehs

Managing Director, Houston
November 10, 2016

Trump Election Puts Energy On Front Burner

Energy policy was largely missing in action during the contentious battle that was the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign. Yet, no economic sector – with the possible exception of healthcare – is likely to undergo greater policy disruption in a Trump Administration than energy. And the tectonic shifts in the U.S. policy landscape are already beginning … Read moreTrump Election Puts Energy On Front Burner

Finding Common Ground in the Energy Mix

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South Africa’s energy sector has been mired in controversy of late, leaving citizens in the dark as to where the country’s energy future is headed and what it will take to keep the lights on. Be it the delays in signing power purchase agreements for the renewables projects, the National Union of Metalworkers advocating for a socially owned renewable-energy sector or the nuclear new build … Read moreFinding Common Ground in the Energy Mix

In a Nutshell: The Politics Behind German Energy Policy

Leaving other countries in its wake, Germany has been a trailblazer in the shift towards renewable energy in recent years. Chancellor Angela Merkel, in an ambitious turnaround in energy policy, vowed to phase out nuclear energy by 2022, favoring renewable resources in an effort to curb climate change. While the policy, called Energiewende, has yielded … Read moreIn a Nutshell: The Politics Behind German Energy Policy