Clean Energy and Strategic Competition in the Indo-Pacific

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As U.S.-China relations deteriorate, energy—and clean energy—have moved increasingly to the center of their geopolitical and economic competition. The Biden administration has worked closely with U.S. allies and partners in the Indo-Pacific to address some issues, such as supply chain dependencies, but has struggled to compete with Beijing’s efforts to establish China as the region’s economic hub. New approaches to promoting U.S. energy and energy technologies in the Indo-Pacific could play a key part in strengthening America’s competitive position. As a major driver of global growth, the region is at the heart of U.S. strategy for the coming decades.

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