• 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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  • Rwanda Engages CGC to Develop Catalytic Green Investment Fund

    Press Release: June 26, 2019 The Coalition for Green Capital (CGC) today announced it has been awarded a contract to develop a new fund to expand Rwanda’s climate finance capacity. The fund will be designed to complement existing programs available through the Rwanda Green Fund (FONERWA), with a unique and specific focus on unlocking 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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  • 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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  • PRESS RELEASE: Green Investment Banks Key to Achieving Global Climate Goals

    Coalition for Green Capital, NRDC and Climate Finance Advisors released a new policy working paper on potential of Green Banks to drive investments needed to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement. MARRAKECH (November 14, 2016) – Leaders in global green investment today released a policy working paper, Green & Resilience Banks: How the Green […]

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  • PRESS RELEASE: Nation’s First Local Green Bank Designated in Montgomery County, MD

    Yesterday, the nation’s first local Green Bank, the Montgomery County Green Bank, was designated as the County’s official Green Bank by the Montgomery County (MD) Council. The Montgomery County Green Bank will allow residents and businesses in Montgomery County to access low-cost financing for clean energy and energy efficiency projects. In response to the official […]

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  • PRESS RELEASE: New Congressional legislation would create a National Green Bank

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 7/20/2016 WASHINGTON, DC: Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) has introduced H.R. 5802, the United States Green Bank Act of 2016, which establishes a National Green Bank to provide financing to regional, state, and local Green Banks. Seven Democratic representatives are co-sponsoring the bill: Earl Blumenauer (OR), Matt Cartwright (PA), Gerry Connolly (VA), […]

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  • PRESS RELEASE: New Global Green Bank Network

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Press contact: Jeffrey Schub, jeff@coalitionforgreencapital.com First Global Green Bank Network Will Speed Shift to Clean Energy New partnership and funding will combine power of green banks to mobilize private investment in renewable energy and energy efficiency PARIS (December 7, 2015) – As world leaders gather to discuss global action on climate change, […]

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  • Green Bank Act of 2014 Introduced

    Earlier today, Congressman Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) introduced the Green Bank Act of 2014 in the House. Cosponsors of the bill include House Representatives: Earl Blumenauer, Gerry Connolly, Elizabeth Esty, Jim Himes, Eleanor Holmes Norton, Jim Langevin, and Louise Slaughter. Senate cosponsors include Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy. The Green Bank Act of 2014 would […]

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