Author Stewart Ravens on Utility Dive
The following is a guest post from Stuart Ravens, principal research analyst at Navigant Research.
Renewed investment in U.S. infrastructure was a popular topic on the 2016 presidential campaign trail. Candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump promised billions in new spending to repair and expand transportation, water, and energy systems. Senior policy advisors to Trump indicated his program would rely on private sector funding attracted by new federal tax credits. Now a few months into the new administration, the question is whether President Trump will follow through on this campaign promise. What will his infrastructure plan look like, and what will it mean for the power industry?