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ALMADEN MOROCCO is the only African American-owned solar panel manufacturer in the world.

NSAI is the exclusive distributor for North, South, Central America, and the Caribbean.

LUMINARY SOLAR PARTNERS is our exclusive dealer, a leading developer of solar projects that drive social impact and economic transition in the communities where they develop. 

Together as a team, we will follow the guiding principle, “to bring the promise of renewable energy to forgotten people in forgotten places.” We are creating “green-collar” opportunities for those left behind. 

We have a pipeline of projects representing more than 1 gigawatt and more than $1 billion in capital investment.


NSAI is a Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) authorized Power Marketer in all nine regions of the country to sell electricity, ancillary services and own up to 500 megawatts in each of the nine regions. We are also certified as a Diverse Business Enterprise (DBE) by the California Public Utilities Commission. Additionally, NSAI is a certified Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB) by the Small Business Administration and a graduate of the SBA 8(a) program. 


We will use our renewable energy resources, power, and influence to help improve the quality of life on Earth. To foster a positive, encouraging culture where NSAI associates and partners are valued.

Guiding Principles Vision: 

Improve the quality of air, water, and soil by providing alternative utility-grade clean energy resources to forgotten people in forgotten places.


  • We value doing the right thing. (Trust)
  • We value people offering new opportunities where possible. (Relationships)
  • We value making it better than it is today. (Creative Innovation)
  • We value collaboration and helping associates and partners succeed. (Teamwork)
  • We value acting responsibly, passionately, and timely. (Action)
  • We value a sustainable energy economy. (Economic Value)

Our Culture:

We believe in leadership that serves. We value doing the right thing which means looking for the right action in every context. This means asking critical questions that bring our best course of action or most relevant decisions to each situation. It means being honest in both word and deed. Being reliable, dependable, and competent.

NSAI Energy is a black-owned and woman-owned corporation. 


NSAI Energy is led by Keith Mathis as President & CEO, and Karen Mathis, CFO. NSAI is certified Diverse Business Enterprise (DBE) through the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) and a Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) authorized Power Marketer with authorization to sell energy, capacity and ancillary services at market-based rates, in all regions of the United States. NSAI utilizes Power purchase Agreements (PPAs) to acquire and develop renewable energy resources and capacity under the FERC guidelines granted as part of the authorization. 

Keith Mathis

Keith Mathis has over 30 years of experience working with public utilities globally moving products, goods and services. He is a 1976 graduate of Centre College, Danville, Kentucky. The guiding principle for our NSAI – LSP team is “to bring the promise of renewable energy to forgotten people in forgotten places.” 

Karen Mathis

Karen Mathis, CFO & Co-owner, is a lifelong learner, completing a Master’s of Science in Executive Leadership, at University San Diego in May 2016.  She has a passion for renewables and oversees the operations of NSAI. “We are most excited to provide sustainable energy resources to improve the quality of life on Earth,” Karen Mathis