• 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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  • PRESS RELEASE: Green Bank Act of 2017 Introduced in Congress

    Today, Representative Elizabeth Esty (D-CT) and Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT), with co-sponsors from across the country, introduced H.R. 2995 and S. 1406, the Green Bank Act of 2017. This bill creates a United States Green Bank that will support the creation of a 21st century American energy infrastructure by providing a comprehensive range of financing—including […]

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  • Senator Chris Murphy and Senator Richard Blumenthal Call for National Green Bank

    Yesterday, Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT) and Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) led a roundtable discussion of the National Green Bank Act of 2016. The senators are two of the co-sponsors of the legislation, alongside Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI). Representative Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) has been the lead sponsor in the House of Representatives. The session was […]

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    Green Back Act 2016 Introduced in Senate

    The Green Bank Act of 2016 was introduced in the Senate today by Senators Murphy (CT), Blumenthal (CT), and Whitehouse (RI). The Act would create a $50 billion national Green Bank that would provide capital to state and local Green Banks to finance clean energy projects that save money for consumers and businesses. The national […]

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  • New Paper: Competition as Means of Building the Clean Power Platform

    Yesterday, the Coalition for Green Capital joined energy leaders at a Stanford Woods Forum to discuss climate priorities for the next presidential administration. Our CEO Reed Hundt presented a paper on “Competition as the Means to Building the Clean Power Platform.” The paper applies lessons from the deregulation of telecoms to unlocking innovation and clean […]

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  • National Green Bank and Infrastructure Bank Meet Different Goals

    A National Infrastructure Bank, once called “the next best idea for the past 25 years,” looks like it may soon become a reality. Infrastructure has received considerable attention this election season, and Hillary Clinton has unveiled her plans for a $25 billion National Infrastructure Bank. The recently introduced Green Bank Act of 2016 has sparked […]

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