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

Solar Projects Often Heat Up Opposition as Well
The electricity created from burning fossil fuels is a major contributor to climate change and air pollution. To combat this issue governments around the world plan to transition to renewable sources ...
President Biden Wants to Build Support for Wind Energy
In the first weeks of his presidency, the Biden administration signed a series of executive orders prioritizing combating climate change. Within the orders, the administration plans to move the United...
Geothermal Energy:  Drilling, Renewable Style
Look out fracking, geothermal energy is here to drill.  Geothermal energy is the thermal energy that comes from the earth. While there is plenty of geothermal energy around, turning it into power has...
China Hydropower Projects May Continue to Shrink in Size
Hydropower, a form of energy that is collected from falling or fast-flowing water, is a source of energy that provides approximately 16% of all electricity in the world. There is one nation that has e...
Solar Development Can Continue Through COVID-19
As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise across the United States, many sectors are proceeding with caution. Despite the abnormal circumstances presented by the pandemic, professionals in the...
The Twelve Months of NIMBY and Renewables in 2019
Renewables are surging ahead as sources of energy, however public opposition is still slowing, and in some cases even stopping projects. Every month in 2019 saw successes, and sometimes, defeat or sta...
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...
Baterías con premio en la gran feria europea del almacenamiento de energía
El jurado de la feria ees (la gran feria europea de las baterías y los sistemas acumuladores de energía) ya ha seleccionado los productos y soluciones innovadoras que aspiran, como finalistas, al gran premio ees 2021. Independientemente de cuál o cuáles sean las candidaturas ganadoras, la sola inclusión en este exquisito grupo VIP constituye todo un éxito para las empresas. A continuación, los diez finalistas 2021 de los ees Award (ees es una de las cuatro ferias que integran el gran evento anual europeo del sector de la energía, The smarter E).