Clean Energy Finance: Green Banking Strategies for Local Governments

| October 31, 2018

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Green banks are financial institutions that can leverage public funding to attract private capital for clean energy projects (including energy efficiency, renewable energy, and other distributed energy resources), as well as other “green” investments. They can assist states and communities in partnering with private lenders and investors to mobilize capital, alleviate perceived risks, and design attractive financial instruments to support these investments.

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