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Climate Law Ushers in New National Green Bank

August 26, 2022

NRDC – Carolina Herrera, Sarah Dougherty, and Douglass Sims The passage of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) is a long-overdue step toward establishing a national green bank that will unleash tens of billions of public and private dollars for investment in clean energy and climate-resilient infrastructure in underserved communities. In…

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How a New National Green Bank Could Steer $27B to Clean Energy Projects

August 24, 2022

The fight against climate change will need big investments in infrastructure like solar and wind farms, transmission grids and low-carbon industry. But it also needs many more small-scale investments for hundreds of millions of homes and businesses — and that kind of work is best done locally. So say green-bank…

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D.C.′s Solar for All Program Just Installed Its First Solar Shingles

June 30, 2022

By Aysha Khan, Next City Washington, D.C. just finished installing its first solar shingle project through the district’s Solar for All program for low-income residents. The new installation at Rock Creek Ford is one of nearly 200 community solar installations underway as part of Solar for All, a Department of…

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‘Dragonscale’ Solar Shingles Will Power DC Community Solar Project

June 29, 2022

By K Kaufmann, RTO Insider WASHINGTON — The “dragonscale” solar shingles that are powering Google’s (NASDAQ:GOOGL) massive eco-friendly campus in California’s Silicon Valley will soon also be pumping out electrons from the much smaller rooftop of a multifamily building in D.C., while cutting electric bills in half for about a…

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DC Green Bank and Latino Economic Development Center (LEDC) Announce a $1,000,000 Joint Venture to Deliver Clean Energy and Energy Efficiency Projects Across the District

June 23, 2022

DC Green Bank and the Latino Economic Development Center (LEDC) today announced the closing of an innovative $1,000,000 joint venture to support the delivery of dozens of new solar installations and energy efficiency retrofits for small businesses and community-serving organizations across Wards 5, 7, and 8. Community borrowers can apply…

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DC Green Bank Commits $7.5M to Residential Solar Projects

May 20, 2022

By Keith Loria, Commercial Observer During Infrastructure Week in Washington, D.C., this week, Mayor Muriel Bowser announced that DC Green Bank, a publicly funded bank, has committed $7.5 million to community and residential solar projects across the city. As part of its new commitments, a $7 million loan was provided…

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