“Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will." ~ Frederick Douglass


CBA Resource Guide

What is the community benefits approach? Major energy development and infrastructure projects provide significant opportunities, as well as challenges, for local communities. Although they often create new jobs and economic growth, they do not automatically result in sustained, local economic benefits. Increasingly, state and local governments and communities are looking for tools that help build sustained benefits to host communities. The DOE Office of Minority Business and Economic Development (MBED) supports the nation’s energy goals […]