The sun sets at a wind farm in McCook, Texas. States such as California, New York and even Texas have long been ahead of the US federal government in supporting renewables, but that could be about to change with the passage of the Inflation Reduction Act. Photo: AP
The sun sets at a wind farm in McCook, Texas. States such as California, New York and even Texas have long been ahead of the US federal government in supporting renewables, but that could be about to change with the passage of the Inflation Reduction Act. Photo: AP
Gernot Wagner
Opinion

Opinion

The View by Gernot Wagner

Inflation Reduction Act shows US means business in global clean energy race

  • US President Joe Biden’s latest legislative victory could be a game changer for the transition to clean energy sources in the US and around the world
  • By doubling down on forward-looking industrial policy, the US is poised to give Europe, China and others a run for their money

The sun sets at a wind farm in McCook, Texas. States such as California, New York and even Texas have long been ahead of the US federal government in supporting renewables, but that could be about to change with the passage of the Inflation Reduction Act. Photo: AP
The sun sets at a wind farm in McCook, Texas. States such as California, New York and even Texas have long been ahead of the US federal government in supporting renewables, but that could be about to change with the passage of the Inflation Reduction Act. Photo: AP
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