AlMaiorino

Al Maiorino

President, Public Strategy Group

Al Maiorino started Public Strategy Group, Inc. in 1995. He has developed and managed multiple corporate public affairs campaigns in a variety of industries such as gaming, cable television, retail development, auto racing, power plant/wind farm projects, and housing/residential projects. Al received his BA in political science and a MA in American Studies from the University of Connecticut.

Latest articles published

Just How Widespread is Wind Farm Opposition?
Very! For decades renewable energy developers, especially wind farm developers, have faced widespread public opposition that has curtailed or slowed projects, costing untold dollars to the economy and...
Nevis to Run on 100% Renewable Energy
A big announcement on a small island recently made a few headlines, but deserved more.  Thermal Energy Partners LLC of Texas has been contracted to provide services for the construction of a 10MW geo...
A NIMBY problem requires a NIMBY expert
Tension between developers and opposition can stall or even stop a project completely. NIMBY stands for “Not In My Back Yard,” and Nimbys represent groups in communities who debate over nearby dev...
When the backyard in “NIMBY” becomes the ocean
Al Maiorino looks into how NIMBYism may even affect large-scale offshore wind projects, and how wind farm developers should work on public opinion if the 2,434 square miles of the continental shelf in...
Nix the 2012 NIMBYs
Al Maiorino kicks off 2012 by revisting how NIMBYism cast a shadow over the renewable energy sector in 2011, inhibiting the roll-out of new capacity. “The renewable energy sector has experienced an ...
NIMBY going global
Our expert blogger, Al Maiorino reports that one of the most rapidly developing areas of the public affairs industry in the United States is the Not-In-My-Backyard (NIMBY) niche. The NIMBY ‘Syndrome...
Alternative advertising for alternative energy
"The renewable energy industry needs to engage in a massive public relations campaign that will remove the myths and provide the public with the clean facts about green energy," says Al Maio...