green bank

Green Banking Goes Local

July 15, 2015 by Devashree Saha

Green Banking

In June Montgomery County, Maryland became the first local jurisdiction in the nation to create a green bank. Green banks provide financing for renewable energy and energy-efficiency projects that commercial sources will not yet provide on their own.[read more]

Is Home Efficiency Financing About to Eclipse the Solar Financing Market?

February 27, 2015 by Katherine Tweed

Property-assessed clean energy (PACE) loans for homes rebounded in a very big way last year. PACE looks to continue to gain steam in the coming year, but it is being joined by other investment vehicles bringing new life to residential energy efficiency.[read more]

Clean Energy Banks Could Foster Private Investment in Charging Stations

December 8, 2014 by Matt Frades

The electric vehicle market got good news this fall with the announcement that dozens of non-profits, schools, and utilities are purchasing electric fleets and installing workplace charging stations. The challenge is to encourage more fleet operators, and the general public, to adopt EVs on a similar scale.[read more]

New York Green Bank's First Deals Underscore State's Commitment to Clean Energy Future

October 30, 2014 by EDF Energy Exchange

Green Bank's First Deals

Clean energy finance is thriving in New York State. Governor Cuomo announced the New York Green Bank’s first set of deals, totaling an impressive $800 million in clean energy investmens. The projects funded by this investment will yield an impressive annual reduction of 575,000 tons of carbon dioxide emissions.[read more]

New York Green Bank Open for Business, Deals in the Works

April 9, 2014 by Jared Anderson

New York Green Bank

No you can’t deposit your money in a bank powered solely by wind and solar (well, maybe you can) but that’s not what the New York Green Bank is about. This bank manages a pool of state money to help finance private sector renewable energy, energy efficiency, and other projects.[read more]

States Look to "Green Banks" to Leverage Private Investment in Clean Tech

March 17, 2014 by Sarah Dougherty

Clean energy and energy efficiency can save wear and tear on the environment and climate, but sometimes it takes money to take action. And in a time of tight government budgets, where will that money come from? A new and growing solution to this energy finance problem is called the “green bank."[read more]

New York Green Bank Gets $210 Million In Start-Up Funding

December 25, 2013 by Silvio Marcacci

Green Bank Funding

Governor Andrew Cuomo announced $210 million in initial capitalization for the New York Green Bank, a new initiative created to leverage public funds into private investment to boost clean energy projects, create green jobs, and improve community climate resiliency.[read more]

Financing Kicks Off for New York’s $1B Green Bank

September 17, 2013 by Katherine Tweed

Governor Andrew Cuomo just announced $165 million financing for New York State’s $1 billion Green Bank. Once the initial funds are approved by the public service commission, the Green Bank will look for private sector financing to join the bank to fund clean energy projects.[read more]

EU Energy Security: Looking to Biogas and Renewables

March 4, 2013 by Ugne F. Cotterill

Europe is increasingly looking to renewable energy in order to increase energy security and foster local renewable businesses and innovation.[read more]