NEC Featured in Pensions & Investments on the Renewable Energy Revolution

Recently, our CEO Scott Brown wrote a commentary piece in Pensions & Investments on the future of private investment in renewable energy. In the piece, he highlights the rapid rise of this segment of the energy sector, and outlines the … Continue reading

Protecting U.S. Security Interests Means Fortifying Our Grid

Since World War I, many of the national security issues confronting the industrialized world, and particularly its leader, the United States, have concerned energy. The restructuring of the Middle East, new security alliances arising from World War II, and the … Continue reading

Trump’s ‘no friend’ of Clean Energy. Here Are 3 Reasons to Invest Anyway

The Trump administration appears to be no friend of clean energy. The administration just reiterated its intent to withdraw from the Paris Accord on climate change after sending mixed signals ahead of the UN General Assembly in New York. Continue … Continue reading

Why Natural Gas Is The New Coal

Surrounded by coal industry workers, donned in khaki pants and polo shirts, President Trump signed an executive order in March pulling the plug on his predecessor’s plan to close hundreds of coal-fired power plants to reduce carbon emissions.  “You’re going … Continue reading

Buyouts: Need to Meet

The U.S. solar market is surging, with capacity having grown by 95 percent last year.  “I was fortunate enough to participate at the beginning,” said Scott Brown, who in 1987 helped found the company that is now First Solar. Continue Reading