Duke Energy called out for targeting black community with ‘cynical’ anti-solar campaign

http://www.southernstudies.org/2015/04/duke-energy-called-out-for-targeting-black-communi.html

In a letter to Duke CEO Lynn Good, an African-American minister and an environmental advocate criticize the utility’s campaign to block the shift to solar power by trying to convince black community leaders that it hurts the poor — while at the same time fighting legislation to make solar power more affordable. Image: Beloved Community Center website.) ” itemprop=”image” src=”http://www.southernstudies.org/sites/default/files/images/Rev.-Nelson-Johnson.jpg?1428435096” /> Rev. Nelson Johnson says his predominantly African-American church in Greensboro, North Carolina has been visited by three individuals in recent months pushing Duke Energy’s “solar power hurts the poor” message. (Photo from the Beloved Community Center website.) Appreciate this post? Please donate & share below. Donate » Tweet » Share » Email » Reddit » Image Caption: <p>Rev. Nelson Johnson says his predominantly African-American church in Greensboro, North Carolina has been visited by three individuals in recent months pushing Duke Energy’s “solar power hurts the poor” message. (Photo from the <a href=”http://www.belovedcommunitycenter.org/our-staff/“>Beloved Community Center website</a>.)</p> read more

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