• PRESS RELEASE: Green Investment Banks Key to Achieving Global Climate Goals

    Coalition for Green Capital, NRDC and Climate Finance Advisors released a new policy working paper on potential of Green Banks to drive investments needed to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement. MARRAKECH (November 14, 2016) – Leaders in global green investment today released a policy working paper, Green & Resilience Banks: How the Green […]

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  • Global

    Global Climate Finance Leaders See the Need for Public-Private Partnership

    Two new reports from global leaders in climate finance identify the important role that public capital should play in scaling up private investment. Though neither explicitly names Green Banks, both effectively articulate the need for Green Bank-like solutions. One report, from the Climate Policy Initiative, on key lessons in climate finance emphasizes the interaction of […]

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  • Green Bank Creation

    Many Pathways to Creating a Green Bank

    The question CGC is asked most often by policymakers and Green Bank supporters is, “How do you actually create a Green Bank?” The truth is that there is no right answer or single approach. The correct path depends on the specific fiscal, economic, political and institutional circumstances of the given market. And the form the […]

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  • Op-Ed on Investing in Energy Infrastructure

    Our CEO (and former FCC chairman) Reed Hundt published an opinion piece in TechCrunch arguing for a huge increase in private and public investment in clean energy infrastructure in addition to roads and bridges. Using blended financing techniques to update energy infrastructure, he claims, will benefit businesses, individuals and the environment.

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  • News

    Clean Energy Finance News – Monthly Roundup

    This is the October installment of the CGC’s monthly news roundup, where we compile important news and commentary on public and private investment in clean energy projects. We’ve searched the internet to find the news stories that will keep you up to speed and informed on blended finance approaches to clean energy. Connecticut Green Bank […]

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  • NY Green Bank Financing Facilitates Liquidity, Solar Project Volume

    Last month NY Green Bank (NYGB) closed on a $37.5 million investment in residential solar, which was part of a larger $313.0 million syndicated credit facility to Vivint Solar.  Through this financing, NYGB and its private investment counterparties have enabled Vivint Solar to recapitalize so that it may complete more residential rooftop solar leases/PPAs in […]

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  • Green Bankers Gather in Tokyo

    This week, Green Bank representatives and clean energy finance leaders will gather in Tokyo to share experiences and identify ways that public and private investment can rapidly scale to meet climate change goals. On Tuesday, the Japanese Green Finance Organisation (Japan’s Green Bank) will host the annual Green Bank Congress. Green Banks from Australia, UK, […]

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  • Senator Chris Murphy and Senator Richard Blumenthal Call for National Green Bank

    Yesterday, Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT) and Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) led a roundtable discussion of the National Green Bank Act of 2016. The senators are two of the co-sponsors of the legislation, alongside Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI). Representative Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) has been the lead sponsor in the House of Representatives. The session was […]

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  • News

    Clean Energy Finance News – Monthly Roundup

    This is the September installment of the CGC’s monthly news roundup, where we compile important news and commentary on public and private investment in clean energy projects. We’ve searched the internet to find the news stories that will keep you up to speed and informed on blended finance approaches to clean energy. A Different Kind […]

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  • Reed Hundt’s Remarks at Climate Change Policy Forum

    These remarks were delivered at the  Stanford Woods Forum to discuss climate priorities for the next presidential administration on 9/15. TRANSCRIPT: Good afternoon. I want to give a big shout out to my old friend David Hayes and all of his colleagues for arranging this. I also want to ask you to acknowledge my partner […]

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