States in the Northeast are betting they can create their own windmill industry however, it will be costly but perhaps necessary as Trump pushes for more factory jobs and picks fights with those making parts abroad.
"The era of oil and gas and petrochemicals is not over, but the era of electric transport is also coming in. The world is changing and if our customers’ needs are changing, we have to change with them,” said Shell CEO Ben van Beurden.
Electric compact cars sold in 2014 are now worth only 23% of their original sticker price, compared with 41% for comparable combustion vehicles. Accordingly, U.S. drivers now lease almost 80% of battery electric vehicles and 55% of plug-in hybrids.