Nov 22, 2016 - 4:34pm
Research Brief explores why the switch to cleaner energy will continue in the face of a future Trump presidency.
- US coal generation will continue to contract, due to economics and technology, regardless of changes to federal policy.
- Renewable energy generation will continue to grow in the US and globally, due to declining costs, improving technology, and policies to deliver benefits like pollution reduction and energy security.
- The US is unable to reverse global megatrends driving these shifts.