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The NonProfit Times – Loan Fund Launched for Nonprofits’ Green Building Upgrades

March 16, 2021

DC Green Bank, a Washington, D.C.-based program that promotes sustainable infrastructure, has launched a loan program that supports energy-saving work within the District. The new program, Navigator, provides pre-development loans for community-based nonprofit organization buildings, commercial buildings, and multifamily or mixed-use properties with five or more residential units. The loans…

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Next City – What Is a Green Bank?

March 3, 2021

Next City’s Senior Economics Correspondent, Oscar Perry Abello, wrote recently about green banks: “Green banks are part of a long tradition of using public or collective dollars to sway private investment into serving markets that it hasn’t served, or providing products it hasn’t provided before. Neither they nor the private…

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Currents Podcast – Meet DC Green Bank

February 26, 2021

DC Green Bank CEO Eli Hopson and Chief Investment Officer Jay Lurie joined the Currents Podcast team to give an overview of the bank, why we were established, and the goals we have set for ourselves. We discuss DCGB’s available capital, priority sectors, how our financing is structured, the near-term…

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Green Bank Expert Joins Biden Climate Team

February 17, 2021

To help make President Biden’s climate goals a reality, some clean energy advocates have called for the creation of a green bank to support and accelerate clean energy investments. While the concept hasn’t taken center stage in the Biden administration so far, one new member of the Biden administration’s climate…

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DC Green Bank Brings Loan Program for Commercial Energy Efficiency Projects to Washington DC

October 19, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 19, 2020 CONTACT: Steven Jumper steven@ghostnoteagency.com 240.505.5299 DC Green Bank Brings Loan Program for Commercial Energy Efficiency Projects to Washington DC DC multi-family and commercial building owners and tenants can now take advantage of flexible financing options for their energy efficiency improvements through the Commercial Loan…

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Construction Begins on Walter Reed Solar Project Financed by the DC Green bank

September 2, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 2, 2020 CONTACT: Steven Jumper steven@ghostnoteagency.com 240.505.5299 Construction Begins on Walter Reed Solar Project Financed by the DC  Green Bank D.C.-based company Flywheel Development has begun construction of a solar installation on the Walter Reed campus, after receiving a $760,000 loan from the DC Green Bank….

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DC Green Bank Closes $1 M Portfolio of Loans to Local Firm Flywheel

June 16, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 16, 2020 CONTACT: Steven Jumper steven@ghostnoteagency.com 240.505.5299 DC Green Bank Closes $1 M Portfolio of Loans to Local Firm Flywheel Development to Fund Innovative Solar Project Saving DC Residents Millions The DC Green Bank, the independent District authority created to accelerate deployment of affordable private and…

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