• 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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  • The Campaign for a Federal Green Bank

    With the introduction of recent legislation in Congress, momentum has grown for the implementation of a Green Bank at the federal level. The National Climate Bank Act creates a blueprint for what Congress could accomplish when ready to take meaningful action on climate change. To help make this policy framework into a reality, CGC is […]

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  • National Climate Bank Act of 2019 Introduced in Senate; Momentum Builds for Green Banks

    Press Release: July 8, 2019 US Senators Ed Markey (D-MA), Chris Van Hollen (D-MD), Brian Schatz (D-HI), and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) today introduced the National Climate Bank Act of 2019. The bill is the first of its kind to create a nonprofit institution independent of government, designed to reduce energy costs and leave consumers and […]

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  • US Green Bank Act of 2019 Introduced in House; Companion to Recent Senate Bill

    Press Release: June 21, 2019 US Representatives Jim Himes (D-CT) and 13 colleagues today introduced the US Green Bank Act of 2019, companion to a recent Senate bill of the same name introduced in May. The introduction builds momentum for the Green Bank proposal and demonstrates a broad base of support. Like the Senate bill, […]

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  • Report Finds Milestone For American Green Banks: Over $3 Billion Invested

    Press Release: May 28, 2019 The Coalition for Green Capital (CGC) today released the first annual industry report of the American Green Bank Consortium, finding that cumulative investment caused by American Green Banks has exceeded $3 billion for the first time. CGC supports the work of state and local Green Banks, as well as the […]

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  • U.S. Green Bank Act of 2019 Would Provide $10 Billion+ of Capital to State and Local Green Banks

    U.S. Senators Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.), Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.), and Ed Markey (D-Mass.) this week introduced the Green Bank Act of 2019. The bill would inject billions of dollars into the U.S. economy to accelerate clean energy deployment, grow clean energy businesses, and deliver affordable clean energy to all Americans. This bill provides a […]

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  • Jay Inslee: First 2020 Presidential Candidate to Endorse a Federal Green Bank

    Today Washington Governor and 2020 Democratic Presidential Candidate Jay Inslee presented his $9 trillion “Evergreen Economy Plan.” The plan includes the creation of a $90 billion federal Green Bank called the Clean Energy Deployment Authority (CEDA). Governor Inslee is the first presidential candidate to formally propose the creation of a federal Green Bank to catalyze […]

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  • National Foundation Profiles CGC’s Green Bank Impact

    The Energy Foundation, one of the Coalition for Green Capital’s key partners, has published an overview of CGC’s impact on the development of Green Banks in the US: In fact, CGC was instrumental in establishing the Connecticut Green Bank—the nation’s first state-level green bank—by partnering with state government and public and private investors. CGC helped […]

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  • Introducing the American Green Bank Consortium

    Today marks the launch of the American Green Bank Consortium, a new collaborative effort with partners across the U.S. designed to increase the impact and total clean energy investment made by Green Banks. Green Banks will form the core membership of the Consortium, with a large cast of supporters also invited to join. Developers, investors, […]

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  • NY Green Bank’s Path to Profitability

    Earlier this year, NY Green Bank reported that it was profitable for the first time in its history. This is a critical moment in the development of NY Green Bank, and an important marker in the Green Bank movement more broadly. NY Green Bank is the first Green Bank in the U.S. to generate positive […]

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