As the dust settles after Tuesday’s presidential election, energy insiders are beginning to fathom what four years under a President Trump could mean for the sector.
In the immediate aftermath, the surprise result and the dearth of specific policy proposals from the Trump campaign meant that any consequences beyond a general upending of the Obama administration’s climate legacy were unclear.
Is a policy analyst for TCAP, a coalition of cities and other political subdivisions that purchase electricity in the deregulated market for their own governmental use. Because high energy costs can impact municipal budgets and the ability to fund essential services, TCAP, as part of its mission, actively promotes affordable energy policies. High energy prices also place a burden on local businesses and home consumers.