• 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Rep. Debbie Dingell Introduces Bill to Create a $35 Billion National Climate Bank to Finance the Clean Energy Transition

    Press Release: Dec 12, 2019. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) and co-sponsors today made a critical move in the battle against climate change by introducing the National Climate Bank Act of 2019. The National Climate Bank created by the bill will use public capital to stimulate private investment in a range of projects to reduce greenhouse […]

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  • A green bank for Wisconsin? “Forward on Climate” bills are part of a Midwestern trend

    This week a group of Wisconsin state legislators introduced a new package of bills called “Forward on Climate,” which includes work towards the creation of a green bank for the state as one of the pillars of a broader climate agenda. The bills are part of an exciting wave of momentum in the Midwest towards […]

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  • CGC in the News: National Climate Bank could be boon for solar

    A great new story in PV Magazine takes an in-depth look at legislative leadership from Rep. Debbie Dingell and Sens. Ed Markey and Chris Van Hollen to create a National Climate Bank. “The arrival of a National Climate Bank would be a boon for developers, installers, contractors and panel manufacturers because it would pry open […]

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  • Newsletter Launch: The Clean Energy Future

    CGC is pleased to introduce the Clean Energy Future, a newsletter that will inform and support the expansion of green banks and clean energy investment, including the creation of the National Climate Bank. To sign up for the newsletter and receive the latest news, analysis and commentary from the world of green banks, visit the […]

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  • CGC in the News: Utility Dive Covers Green Banks and Green Bonds

    An in-depth new story from Utility Dive discusses how green banks and green bonds can be complementary forces driving the transition to clean energy, quoting CGC Executive Director Jeff Schub. “Green bonds are a capital-raising mechanism that a wide range of institutions could use to raise capital,” Coalition for Green Capital Executive Director Jeff Schub […]

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