Category Archives: Communciations Management

Utility Collaboration with Regulators: the End of Federal Energy Policy? Not Quite

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On August 29, 2017, the Denver Business Journal reported that Xcel Energy and a coalition of interested parties announced a plan to shut down 660 MW of coal-fired generation 10 years ahead of schedule. It’s not the first time this … Continue reading

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Authentic Communications: Get it Done without Going Crazy

For sustainable and local businesses, an authentic approach to communications are a must. Here are a few basic tips and a workshop you can attend to learn how to get the job done without having this aspect of your business take over. Continue reading

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The Branding of Peace and Respect (with a thank you, Mind Over Markets)

As Carolyn Parrs of of Mind Over Markets points out, the solar industry needs to get real in its messaging. But, truth be told, all sustainability spaces need to get real and tough in their messaging. Which means disproving the ultimate American myth: that peace, justice, and respect are for wimps. Continue reading

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Do you NEED to Twit…er, Tweet?

My skepticism about Twitter and blogs and social networks is laced with a healthy respect for what we can do with these tools. And, yes, I appreciate the irony. So, here is the first in my three-part series on getting your twits together. Continue reading

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