In the wake of Texas’s crippling power outages, policymakers should focus on building a more resilient, interconnected and diverse power grid.
Transportation is the US’s largest source of planet-warming emissions. Biden should require that every new car sold in the US by 2035 is a zero-emission vehicle.
Offshore wind energy lacked support at the top under Donald Trump. With Joe Biden in office, the industry is confident the sector is primed for growth.
As electricity systems digitalise and transition to renewables, they become increasingly vulnerable to cybersecurity attacks. Policymakers and utility operators are fighting an evermore sophisticated battle to keep the threat at bay.
The energy transition depends on modern, digitalised distribution grids to integrate new technologies such as renewables and electric vehicles. Investments are not on track, but governments are stepping up.
The US Department of Energy has a central role to play in bringing climate solutions to market, says new chief commercialisation officer Vanessa Chan.
The EU has big climate plans. With the right frameworks in place, neighbouring Ukraine could help Europe achieve its vision.
The Trump administration was eager to export US shale gas to the rest of the world, including LNG exports to Europe. It remains to be seen whether President Biden will prioritise climate action over short-term economic interests.
Danish clean energy giant Ørsted and US commercial EV technology company Proterra are poised for breakout growth in the US over the next four years.
The surprise takeover of the US Senate by the Democrats opens new possibilities for the EU, eager to have another major developed economy as a climate action ally.
Joe Biden is inheriting an energy landscape that has continued to decarbonise thanks to the actions of companies and individual states.