Priorities, Priorities, Priorities
Fortnightly Magazine - December 2020
I asked a gaggle of our industry’s top thinkers to tell us their thoughts on the nation’s agenda for energy and utilities.
Energy and Utilities’ Priorities
NCSL’s Take and Essays by Clint Vince and Andrew Shaw, Jan Vrins, Casey Herman, Joe Brannan, Mandy Olson, Zolaikha Strong, Clark Gellings and Ahmad Faruqui, Val Jensen, and Tanuj Deora.
A conversation with National Conference of State Legislatures’ Kristy Hartman and Glen Andersen with PUF’s Editor-in-Chief Steve Mitnick and Tom Sloan, recently retired from the Kansas State legislature.
Facing Historic Crises
President-Elect Joe Biden listed climate change as one of the four historic crises facing the U.S., along with COVID-19, the economic downturn, and racial injustice.
Not Taking Detours
The U.S. is expected to re-join the Paris climate agreement and other international platforms.
Gray Rhinos, Tax Policies
Energy executives had already expressed concern over U.S. corporate tax policy under a Biden administration.
Cooperatives Leading the Way
As we look ahead, these four priorities are just a few of the many ways we are striving to build a brighter future for the people and communities we serve.
Boosting Job Creation
The movement toward greater reliance on renewable energy and reducing carbon emissions could offer some potent possibilities for job creation.
Incorporate Reliable Supply Chain
An overhaul in the energy sector will require widespread and bipartisan support from a variety of important stakeholders.