Sustainability, Energy Transition, ESG | Weekly Thematic

Optimism Has Created Plenty Of Wind Problems – It Could Spread
April 27, 2022
Companies Mentioned:
Siemens Gamesa, Tesla, Vestas, General Electric, Olin, Huntsman, Westlake, Hexcel, Solvay, Dow, ExxonMobil, Borealis, Axens, Coca-Cola, The Ocean Cleanup, Eastman, Origin Materials, Colgate Palmolive, Trane Technologies, Milliken, LyondellBasell, Cyclyx International, FCC Environmental Services, Enterprise Products, Oxy
Commodities Mentioned:
Subjects Covered:
Recycling, Renewables, Carbon Capture, Emissions, New Energy, The Hydrogen Economy, ESG Investing, Climate Litigation, Clean Fuels

C-MACC Weekly “CRETER” (Climate etc.)

Optimism Has Created Plenty Of Wind Problems – It Could Spread

  • The wind power industry is in significant trouble and the last couple of years have been plagued with negative revisions, despite a strong demand outlook.
  • The issues have been much worse at Siemens Gamesa than others as the company has also mismanaged a new generation of product roll-out.
  • In 2021 and 2022, material shortages, supply chain disruptions, and increasingly higher input costs have also hurt, but overconfidence has played a major part.
  • Separately, we look at the API carbon tax plan – a major shirt for the API, but still not a proposal, in our view, that will help reduce emissions – just raise prices.
  • Otherwise, we look at the cost issues with chemical recycling, how emissions are leading corporate concerns, the unending need for renewable power, and Tesla.

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