Tag Archives: energy

Irma and self-reliance show need for a resilient grid.

As I sit here in Atlanta saying to myself, “so far, so good”, as the utility grid continues to deliver electricity to the West End and other neighborhoods, I am also thinking about people in my two home regions: the … Continue reading

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The Trump Administration takes government back to the basics on energy.

Sitting back and nibbling on the popcorn and tea while researching an op-ed, I am noticing first hand how ass-backwards the current American presidential administration is. The Administration is so far behind that some of its cabinet’s websites are still … Continue reading

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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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