A shift to e-mobility and greater demand for renewable electricity from corporations should create more opportunities in a Joe Biden-led US for Enel Green Power (EGP), said the new CEO of the global development giant, as he hailed a record wind and solar build in 2020 despite the Covid pandemic.

Salvatore Bernabei said EGP, the renewables unit of Italy-based utility Enel, said the new US President’s green agenda is set to accelerate a shift to electrification and decarbonisation that had gathered momentum under the last three administrations thanks to efforts by US states.