SAN ANTONIO, USA: Sunrise Solar Corp. announced that it’s President, Maurice Stone, is the Chairman of the Energy Committee of the National Black Chamber of Commerce.
The Chamber actively works with members of Congress and the leaders of a number of national agencies and associations to provide a voice for small business in designing America’s new energy policies.
"Maurice Stone, NBCC Energy Committee Chairman, and I have been meeting with various associations and organizations in Washington, DC discussing the American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009 H.R. 2454, commonly referred to as the Waxman/Markey or Climate Change Bill, and its effects on "Green Jobs" and the economy." stated Harry Alford, President and CEO of the National Black Chamber of Commerce and Chairman of the Regulatory Committee of the US Chamber of Commerce. “We expect a lot of debate in the House and very robust debate in the senate regarding this important bill."
The National Black Chamber includes some of the most influential corporations in America, such as energy stalwarts Chevron and Exxon, telecom giant AT&T, and even financial powerhouse Wells Fargo.
The National Black Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to economically empowering and sustaining African American communities through entrepreneurship and capitalistic activity within the United States. The Chamber reaches more than 100,000 Black owned businesses nationwide and provides an advocacy that reaches 1 million Black owned businesses. African Americans have over $800 billion in expendable income each year according to the US Bureau of Census.
“We expect to lead, not follow, in the development of energy policy in the United States,” noted Maurice Stone, President of Sunrise Solar Corp. “We believe the interests of our company and its shareholders are best served if we have a voice at the table when energy policy decisions are being made.”