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The Black community should marry wealth creation with utility consumption

The Black community is under-invested. Lower incomes and higher propensities to consume puts the Black community in the precarious position of paltry wealth accumulation.  The Black community also does not have significant ownership on a local level of any economic … Continue reading

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Any extension of the #solar investment tax credit faces a tightening window

While some members of Congress have sponsored bills that would extend the investment tax credit for solar energy, that window for passage is closing.  One question is, if the investment tax credits were to expire, would investment in solar deployment … Continue reading

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A global vision for energy and economic empowerment in America’s minority communities

The following are remarks I shared on a energy panel at the 2015 convention of the NAACP Florida State Conference held from 10-12 September 2015. “Good afternoon. As always it is good to be back in my adopted home state.  … Continue reading

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#Broadband and #Energy: Convergence 3.0

We are in Convergence 3.0.  Convergence 1.0 occurred in the 1990s when telecommunications companies wanted to compete with long distance carriers; long distance carriers wanted to be local phone companies; and cable companies wanted to provide voice services. In Convergence … Continue reading

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#Communitycapital should start with individual #capital

Community capital has been touted by some in the emerging impact investment markets as a new form of capitalism where the private, public, voluntary, and community sectors come together to help promote the use of economic, environmental, social, and human capital … Continue reading

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