• New White Papers Explore Investment Opportunities Across Sectors

    Press Release: Sept. 19, 2019. The Coalition for Green Capital (CGC) today released two new white papers illustrating how a National Climate Bank could directly invest across economic sectors in large and utility-scale projects, while also providing capital to state and local Green Banks across the country. Taken together, these investments could make significant progress […]

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  • CGC in the News: Democratic candidates are building momentum for a National Climate Bank

    In an op-ed in The Hill, Coalition for Green Capital CEO Reed Hundt describes the momentum building towards a National Climate Bank, arising from the latest climate change plans issued by the Democratic presidential candidates. The piece cites a new report from CGC finding that with $35 billion in initial capitalization, a National Climate Bank […]

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  • CGC Submits Comments, Announces Green Bank Exploration in North Carolina

    Press Release: Sept. 9, 2019. The Coalition for Green Capital (CGC) today submitted comments to North Carolina’s draft Clean Energy Plan in support of the establishment of a North Carolina Clean Energy Fund, and announced a partnership with the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions at Duke University to explore the creation and design of […]

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  • CGC Report Finds National Climate Bank Could Mobilize $1T for Clean Energy

    Press Release: Sept. 5, 2019. The Coalition for Green Capital (CGC) today released a new white paper illustrating how a National Climate Bank capitalized with just $35 billion could mobilize up to $1 trillion in total public and private investment. These investments could rapidly and cost-effectively accelerate the clean energy transition by providing financing to […]

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  • CGC in the News: DOE Loan Program Could Benefit Green Banks

    A recent story by Jackie Toth in Morning Consult explores ways that Green Banks could benefit from proposed modifications to a loan guarantee program currently available through the Department of Energy. A bill, reintroduced by Sen. Lisa Murkowski, would specify that “state-based lenders” (which would include Green Banks) would have access to the loan guarantee […]

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  • NYT highlights loan program which Green Banks helped expand

    This post originally appeared on the site of CGC’s campaign for a federal Green Bank. This week’s story by Joe Gose in the NYT provides an excellent overview of Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) programs, bringing this “little-known” way to secure low-cost capital into view for a wider audience. The piece describes the features […]

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  • CGC In the News: Jeff Schub Discusses Green Banks and the National Climate Bank Act

    With the National Climate Bank Act introduced in the Senate, interest is growing in how Green Banks can fight climate change and finance the clean energy transition. Yale Insights interviewed CGC’s Executive Director Jeff Schub where he explained how and why Green Banks can have such a great impact: Hundreds, if not thousands, of very […]

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  • CGC applauds groundbreaking agreement to fund South African Climate Finance Facility

    Press Release: August 21, 2019. Today’s agreement between the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) and the Green Climate Fund (GCF) to establish a specialized Climate Finance Facility is a critical and exciting step in a years-long process. The agreement marks the GCF’s commitment of US$56 million to the Climate Finance Facility, which will use […]

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  • CGC in the News: Nature Letter Calls for Increased Study of Green Bank Model

    In a new letter to the editor published in Nature, CGC CEO Reed Hundt calls for further study into the Green Bank model, and advocacy from scientists and experts around the need to drive investment in clean energy infrastructure. “The introduction last month of the US National Climate Bank Act is a boost for ‘green’ […]

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  • CGC Submits Comments to New Jersey in Support of a State Green Bank

    Press Release: August 9, 2019 The Coalition for Green Capital (CGC) today submitted written comments to the New Jersey Energy Master Plan (EMP) Committee supporting the Committee’s recommendation to create a New Jersey Green Bank. CGC’s Executive Director, Jeffrey Schub, previewed these comments in yesterday’s in-person stakeholder meeting. CGC’s comments argue that to achieve the […]

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