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 conceive of, design, advocate for, and implement the bank. Staff members also helped build broad support among industry and lawmakers, and ensured the bank would be funded with tens of millions of dollars per year. Additionally, the organization helped launch green banks in New York, Maryland, Colorado, and Nevada.

We are grateful for the support of organizations like the Energy Foundation to advance clean energy innovation. Read the full profile here.