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

How to avoid waves with your tidal or wave energy project
Tidal and wave energy has seen its share of bumps in the road .... or waves in this case.   Public opposition coupled with rising costs of technology has become a thorn in the side to the industry. ...
Energy Projects Need A Strong Grid to Succeed
The destructive Category 4 hurricane Maria struck the island of Puerto Rico on September 20th, devastating the island and knocking out all electricity, leaving 3.4 million residents in the dark.For mo...
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...