• Two More Governors Take Lead on Green Banks

    In the just the last few weeks, two more governors announced plans to create green banks and dedicated clean energy finance capacity in their states. Governor Gavin Newsom in California and Governor Phil Murphy in New Jersey both kicked off new efforts to use public capital to spark more private investment to reduce greenhouse gas […]

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  • New CGC White Paper: Federal Financing via Independent Institutions

    The National Climate Bank proposed in recent legislation is designed as an independent nonprofit institution that will be empowered to invest $35 billion in federal funds, while also mobilizing private capital. This design and approach brings unique advantages compared to funding programs directly through government agencies, and there are a number of precedents that show […]

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  • Update from the Executive Director: Growth at CGC

    An update from CGC’s Executive Director Jeff Schub: I am thrilled to announce exciting growth and development for the CGC team as we kick-off 2020. First, I am pleased to share that Alejandra Nunez has joined CGC as our first General Counsel. Ale comes to CGC from Sierra Club, where, as a Senior Attorney, she […]

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  • CGC Statement on E&C Legislative Framework

    Press Release: Jan. 8, 2020. Today leaders from the House Energy and Commerce Committee previewed a legislative framework designed to ensure a 100 percent clean energy economy by 2050. The framework included the creation of a National Climate Bank to invest in a rapid, affordable, and equitable clean energy transition. The following statement comes from […]

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  • CGC in the News: Jeff Schub in CleanTechnica

    In a new CleanTechnica interview, CGC Executive Director Jeff Schub explains how a National Climate Bank will build on the track record of success already established by state and local green banks, and accelerate the clean energy transition. “State and local green banks have already mobilized billions of dollars into clean energy projects, proving that […]

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  • Green Bank Job Alert: Director of Investments and Portfolio Management at Michigan Saves

    American Green Bank Consortium member Michigan Saves is seeking a new, financially savvy Director of Investments and Portfolio Management to enable more Michiganders to access the benefits of clean energy! Michigan Saves has mobilized $200 million in investment into clean energy projects, reducing emissions and saving consumers money. Learn more here. Applications must be submitted […]

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  • CGC Statement on the Warren Plan to Create Green Jobs

    Today Sen. Elizabeth Warren released a Plan to Create 10.6 Million Green Jobs, which includes a green bank modeled on the National Climate Bank Act. The following statement comes from Jeffrey Schub, Executive Director of the Coalition for Green Capital: “Green banks across the country have shown how to accelerate clean energy investment. We absolutely […]

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  • Montgomery County Green Bank celebrates milestone energy efficiency project

    Last week, the Montgomery County Green Bank held an event to celebrate the completion of a milestone energy efficiency project, which enabled the installation of improvements to a large office building in Bethesda, Maryland. The project provides a clear example of how green banks can benefit private capital providers as well as the building’s owners, […]

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  • A green bank to watch in 2020: New Zealand Green Investment Finance Ltd.

    As 2019 winds down, a promising new entrant into the world of green banks comes from New Zealand. This mission-driven financial institution, New Zealand Green Investment Finance Ltd. (NZGIF), reached a series of milestones during the past year and is poised to begin making its first clean energy investments in 2020. NZGIF’s process started with […]

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  • CGC in the News: Jeff Schub Discusses Climate Bank with Smart Cities Dive, Utility Dive

    The National Climate Bank Act released last week in the House by Rep. Debbie Dingell of Michigan is a landmark event for the green bank movement, showing broad momentum and support. News publications spoke with CGC Executive Director Jeff Schub for context and perspective on the new bill. Smart Cities Dive focused on green banks […]

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