• New White Papers Explore Investment Opportunities Across Sectors

    Press Release: Sept. 19, 2019. The Coalition for Green Capital (CGC) today released two new white papers illustrating how a National Climate Bank could directly invest across economic sectors in large and utility-scale projects, while also providing capital to state and local Green Banks across the country. Taken together, these investments could make significant progress […]

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  • CGC Submits Comments, Announces Green Bank Exploration in North Carolina

    Press Release: Sept. 9, 2019. The Coalition for Green Capital (CGC) today submitted comments to North Carolina’s draft Clean Energy Plan in support of the establishment of a North Carolina Clean Energy Fund, and announced a partnership with the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions at Duke University to explore the creation and design of […]

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  • CGC Report Finds National Climate Bank Could Mobilize $1T for Clean Energy

    Press Release: Sept. 5, 2019. The Coalition for Green Capital (CGC) today released a new white paper illustrating how a National Climate Bank capitalized with just $35 billion could mobilize up to $1 trillion in total public and private investment. These investments could rapidly and cost-effectively accelerate the clean energy transition by providing financing to […]

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  • New Polling: Widespread Support for National Climate Bank

    This post originally appeared on the site of CGC’s campaign for a federal Green Bank. Results from a new poll of eligible voters has found that a majority of all voters support the National Climate Bank, including majorities of Democrats and Independents, as well as a plurality of Republicans. The poll also found that voters […]

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  • CGC applauds groundbreaking agreement to fund South African Climate Finance Facility

    Press Release: August 21, 2019. Today’s agreement between the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) and the Green Climate Fund (GCF) to establish a specialized Climate Finance Facility is a critical and exciting step in a years-long process. The agreement marks the GCF’s commitment of US$56 million to the Climate Finance Facility, which will use […]

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  • CGC Submits Comments to New Jersey in Support of a State Green Bank

    Press Release: August 9, 2019 The Coalition for Green Capital (CGC) today submitted written comments to the New Jersey Energy Master Plan (EMP) Committee supporting the Committee’s recommendation to create a New Jersey Green Bank. CGC’s Executive Director, Jeffrey Schub, previewed these comments in yesterday’s in-person stakeholder meeting. CGC’s comments argue that to achieve the […]

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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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  • 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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