• Consortium members comment: Reinvest transportation cap-and-trade proceeds through green bank financing to reduce emissions, support environmental justice

    Green banks have a long track record financing projects in the power and building sectors to reduce emissions, and some states have even used proceeds from power sector cap and trade programs to support such financing. Now, a group of green bank leaders say the same thing should be done for transportation. The Transportation and […]

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  • CGC in the News: Alex Kragie on the National Climate Bank

    The American Bar Association (ABA) regularly publishes practical, informative articles for legal practitioners. This week, ABA’s Environment, Energy, and Resources Group published a new piece from CGC’s Alex Kragie on how the National Climate Bank Act can help the Green New Deal reach its ambitious targets. As Director of the American Green Bank Consortium, a […]

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  • Job Posting: Chief Investment Officer at Montgomery County Green Bank

    The Montgomery County Green Bank is a publicly-chartered nonprofit corporation, capitalized by Montgomery County with funding from the Exelon-Pepco merger. The Montgomery County Green Bank is now growing, and seeks to hire a Chief Investment Officer to support designing, implementing, and overseeing new and existing Green Bank financing/investment programs and projects. The position is open […]

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  • With long-term energy storage becoming more important to the grid, new technologies compete for investment

    This post originally appeared on the site of CGC’s campaign for a federal Green Bank. Recent weeks have included a drumbeat of news about long-term energy storage, as start-up companies seek funding for very different approaches. A few examples via Greentech Media: Closed-loop pumped hydro storage. Two artificial reservoirs, one higher and one lower, that […]

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  • Expert Voices Continue the Conversation from the US Green Bank Summit

    Head over to the ClimateWorks blog for a post from Ilmi Granoff, Director of Sustainable Finance at ClimateWorks. Based on a speech given at the US Green Bank Summit, he lays out a strong argument for establishing a federal Green Bank in the US: Whether you believe that U.S. climate policy is achieved through innovation […]

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  • Recap: Moving Green Banks Forward at the Inaugural US Green Bank Summit

    Many thanks to all who attended the last week’s first US Green Bank Summit! At the event, Green Bank leaders built connections and shared ideas with one another, as well as with leaders from the fields of investment, philanthropy, business, and more. Several highlights came from exciting developments at the federal level. With the National […]

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  • Green Bank Leaders to Speak at Atlantic Council Event

    Several Green Bank leaders will be speaking next week at an event hosted by the Atlantic Council, “Green Banks: Financing the Low-Carbon Future.” The event is free and open to the public. The Atlantic Council promotes constructive leadership and engagement in international affairs based on the Atlantic Community’s central role in meeting global challenges. By […]

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  • American Green Bank Consortium to Hold Inaugural Summit

    The American Green Bank Consortium is a project of CGC. Launched in 2019, the Consortium is a membership organization enabling Green Banks, capital providers, developers and other clean energy supporters to work together. The Consortium has now announced the date for the first U.S. Green Bank Summit. The Summit is a gathering of Green Banks, […]

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