PV Magazine: National Climate Bank amendment added to House’s pro-solar infrastructure bill

By Jean Haggerty

In the last few months, Congress has authorized more than $3 trillion in coronavirus relief, but so far none of this money has been for job creation.

“It’s been a good idea for a long time, but it’s particularly vital now for job creation,” Jeffrey Schub, the executive director of the Coalition for Green Capital, a nonprofit that incubates and supports local clean energy finance institutions – Green Banks – to drive greater clean energy investment into existing and new markets. “Any climate plan for 2021 must, first and foremost, be about job creation and equity and climate justice,” Schub added.

…This is a huge milestone for the national green bank movement

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