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A Note on Dr. King’s Suggestion to Have a Tough Mind, and a Tender Heart.

One of my favorite sermons by Dr. King is called “A Tough Mind and a Tender Heart”. It starts: “A French philosopher once said that ‘No man is so strong unless he bears within his character antitheses strongly marked’. … The idealists are not usually realists, and the realists are not usually idealistic. The militant are not usually passive, and the passive are not usually militant… But life at its best is a creative synthesis. It is the binding together ...

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Curious How BlocPower Creates Green Jobs in NYC?

Donnel Baird, BlocPower Founder and CEO, is proud to participate in “Race and Pathways to Employment” a solutions-focused discussion with Jami Floyd, host at WNYC; Jordyn Lexton, founder of Drive Change; and Jessamyn Rodriguez, founder of Hot Bread Kitchen. Join Donnel at Solutions Week, 7pm ET on Thursday, January 12 at The Greene Space in Manhattan to learn how BlocPower creates green jobs for underemployed workers from some of New York City’s most vulnerable populations. Get Your Tickets Now! Can’t make ...

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Modeling Energy Consumption in NYC

BlocPower collaborates with IBM to launch new energy efficiency analytics product Cities all over the world are searching for a solution to climate change. Though the challenge is multifaceted and complex, cities have the opportunity to lead us towards a better, more sustainable future. In 2014, Mayor Bill de Blasio introduced New York City’s commitment to climate change, One City Built to Last: Transforming New York City’s Buildings for a Low-Carbon Future. The commitment aims to reduce NYC greenhouse gas ...

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Are String Inverters the Future of Solar?

At the brink of innovation, digitalization is often waiting to be harnessed. Digitalization gives users greater control over processes and designs crucial to the success of energy efficiency measures. Solar power has emerged as a frontrunner in the race to reduce human dependance on depleting natural resources like coal and natural gas. The rise in solar power is of no surprise due to its reliability, affordability, and cleanliness. The future of solar lies in further control through digitalization, but is ...

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Bill Clinton: America is most powerful when we work together

A clean energy startup by the name of BlocPower also recognized the important role that Ebenezer plays for families in Atlanta and is lending its expertise to the church at no charge. Through this partnership, BlocPower will conduct a comprehensive energy audit of the church properties, recommending energy savings and solar generation measures. In support of the building upgrades, Ebenezer will also partner with Green Faith to design an educational program emphasizing how congregants can implement energy efficiency at home. ...

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BlocPower: Retrofitting America’s Inner Cities

The leadership team at BlocPower could have used their Ivy League educations to pursue careers in the banking industry; instead they chose a career path devoted to transforming underserved communities while simultaneously identifying a major market opportunity for energy efficiency improvements in buildings. Today, energy service companies focus mainly on the MUSH market — municipalities, universities, schools, and hospitals — and the large commercial market, leaving the virtually untapped $400 billion market opportunity of smaller buildings on the table. To read the full article by ...

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