NY Times Says “NIMBY This” to Opponents of Solar Energy

posted by Patrick Slevin

When NIMBY makes it both in the headline and first sentence of a national paper, you know it’s big news.  NIMBY conflicts reported in individual news reports account for hundreds, if not thousands of clippings every year.  Aggregately, NIMBY is more than just a David vs. Goliath genre playing out at city hall.  It’s a multi-billion, some argue, trillion dollar economic nightmare that threatens bottomline priorities and ROI. 

Here is the NYT story:  NIMBY This: Solar Panels Increase Home Value.  How many stories does this blog need to post before corporate developers, RE investors, and media begin to realize that dealing with a potentially angry public scremaing NIMBY requires more than rolling the dice.

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