• Job Posting: Chief Investment Officer at Montgomery County Green Bank

    The Montgomery County Green Bank is a publicly-chartered nonprofit corporation, capitalized by Montgomery County with funding from the Exelon-Pepco merger. The Montgomery County Green Bank is now growing, and seeks to hire a Chief Investment Officer to support designing, implementing, and overseeing new and existing Green Bank financing/investment programs and projects. The position is open […]

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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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  • NYT highlights loan program which Green Banks helped expand

    This post originally appeared on the site of CGC’s campaign for a federal Green Bank. This week’s story by Joe Gose in the NYT provides an excellent overview of Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) programs, bringing this “little-known” way to secure low-cost capital into view for a wider audience. The piece describes the features […]

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  • With long-term energy storage becoming more important to the grid, new technologies compete for investment

    This post originally appeared on the site of CGC’s campaign for a federal Green Bank. Recent weeks have included a drumbeat of news about long-term energy storage, as start-up companies seek funding for very different approaches. A few examples via Greentech Media: Closed-loop pumped hydro storage. Two artificial reservoirs, one higher and one lower, that […]

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  • CGC In the News: Jeff Schub Discusses Green Banks and the National Climate Bank Act

    With the National Climate Bank Act introduced in the Senate, interest is growing in how Green Banks can fight climate change and finance the clean energy transition. Yale Insights interviewed CGC’s Executive Director Jeff Schub where he explained how and why Green Banks can have such a great impact: Hundreds, if not thousands, of very […]

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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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  • HB6 in Ohio Highlights Need for New Green Investment Tools

    This post originally appeared on the site of CGC’s campaign for a federal Green Bank. At the end of July, Ohio House Bill 6 was signed into law by Republican governor Mike DeWine. While HB6 is undeniably a step backwards for renewable energy in Ohio, it shines a new light on the role of the […]

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  • CGC in the News: Special Report from Smart Cities World

    In a special report from Smart Cities World, CGC Executive Director Jeff Schub explains how the trend towards Green Banks is relevant to cities, while also driving clean energy investment at state and national levels.  Jeffrey Schub, executive director at the Coalition for Green Capital (CGC), the non-profit, which incubates local clean energy finance institutions, […]

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  • CGC’s Jeff Schub to Speak Today at Clean Cities Conference

    The core value provided by green banks is similar whether at the scale of a city, county, state, or the entire country. Public dollars available for investment in green energy projects are limited, and it makes sense to maximize the impact of each dollar of investment in order to reduce greenhouse gases. Cities are a […]

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  • 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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