Energy nominee Granholm brings Detroit savvy to green push

New York (AFP) – Since stepping down as Michigan’s Governor, Jennifer Granholm, President-elect Joe Biden’s nominee as Energy Secretary, has spoken often about the need to boldly rethink energy policy in light of climate change. Granholm, who was officially nominated Thursday night by Biden, has sketched out a national “race to the top” whereby states could compete for clean energy funds, with the Sunbelt offering up solar energy, Texas leading on upgrading the electric grid and Michigan on revamping autos, a sector she knows intimately. An outspoken champion of Biden’s during the presidential…

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