Mr. Sokol is in the running for a Climateer 'Our Hero' award. His plain-spoken opposition to cap-and-trade combined with his build-out of MidAmerican's wind operations make him an enigma in the power generation business. That and his probable succession to the Chairmanship of Berkshire make him someone to keep an eye on.
From The Rational Walk:
In a wide ranging interview with CNBC prior to today’s special meeting of Berkshire Hathaway shareholders, David Sokol comments on prospects for NetJets in 2010, the housing market, climate regulation, and clues regarding the health of the economy based on electricity demand....MORE