Energy Self-Reliant States: On the air talking solar ownership!

On the air talking solar ownership! Community solar gardens are now set to grow in Minnesota, but the PUC decision shows a few weeds that were planted in the original rules for solar adopted in 2013. And I’m on the air talking solar ownership with Arnie Arnesen on WNHN. If …

Criterion and Gender Lens Investing

  Dear friends, It was just over five years ago when Criterion began building the field of gender lens investing. Since then, we have worked with so many of you to create the reality of billions of dollars invested intentionally with a gender lens. Suzanne Biegel, Sarah Kaplan, and I …

Energy Self-Reliant States: New Report! Minnesota’s Value of Solar

A busy week for democratic energy!  Last week we: Released a comprehensive explainer on Minnesota’s value of solar policy. Fired back at the biggest solar leasing companies in their war on value of solar with An Enormous Question for ‘Solar Choice’. Published a presentation I gave at Electrons on the Run, a …

Energy Self-Reliant States: Five Reasons Solar’s Win Over Gas in Minnesota is Just the Beginning

Last week, I summarized the impact of the judicial ruling requiring Xcel Energy to buy peaking power from solar instead of natural gas: Five Reasons Solar’s Win Over Gas in Minnesota is Just the Beginning.  Also, I was quoted by Minnesota Public Radio about the release of the Minneapolis Energy Pathways …

February is Leadership Transformation Month

                 Contact:   [email protected] http://trustacrossamerica.com/offerings-thought-leaders-2014.shtml         Trust Sheet February 2014        February is Leadership Transformation Month *Trust Across America Updates* In January the topic of trust was placed in the middle of many global conversations with the: Release of our 2014 …

Energy Self-Reliant States: The High Cost of the Solar Middleman

How much does a solar middleman cost?  A lot, according to data from the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources.  My latest blog post explains why the state of Massachusetts expects to pay double the production incentive for 3rd party owned (solar leasing) projects compared to host owned projects. Sincerely, John The High …

Schumacher Center Post Lindisfarne Tapes: “at the intersection of Culture and Economics”

In 1972 William Irwin Thompson founded the Lindisfarne Association as an alternative way for the humanities to develop in a scientific and technical civilization. Lindisfarne became an association of scientists, artists, scholars, and contemplatives devoted to the study and realization of a new planetary culture. Lindisfarne began its activities in Southampton, New …

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Calvert Foundation: Engaging Diaspora Communities for Development

It’s a win-win. Earn a financial return and support communities. Empowering Investors to Empower Communities JULY 2013 Early this month we launched the new Calvert Foundation website! Throughout the redesign process we worked to create an experience to meet the diverse needs of the Calvert Foundation community. Notably, a revisedimpact section …

Gender Lens Investing Convergence 2013

  Gender Lens Investing Convergence 2013 October 2-4, 2013  |  Simsbury, CT Greetings, Over the years we have invited you into many wonderful events, but our favorite, our signature, is our Convergence. We love these series of days, twice a year, for they are an expression of how we understand how …