Media Coverage

The links below highlight media coverage for the Connecticut Green Bank in Fiscal Year 2021 (July 2020 – June 2021).

For FY20 news (July 2019 – June 2020), please click here.  For FY19 news (July 2018 – June 2019), please click here. For FY18 news (July 2017 – June 2018), please click here. For FY17 (July 2016 – June 2017), please click here

President’s Spotlight

Connecticut Green Bank Celebrates Tenth Anniversary Successfully proving the impact of the Green Bank model for a decade, recent scope expansion led by Governor Lamont approved through bipartisan legislative action


Officials: Connecticut positioned for federal climate funds


Gov. Signs Climate Change Bill to Protect Coastal Communities


US green banks urge Congress to establish a national climate bank


Governor Lamont Appoints Adrienne Farrar Houël to Connecticut Green Bank Board of Directors


Connecticut legislators approve 1 GW energy storage target for the end of 2030


Connecticut Green Bank plans second Green Liberty Bond issuance


Green ‘liberty’ bonds: The American way to win the war on climate change?


New Berkeley Lab Study Analyzes the Financial Performance of Connecticut Solar Leasing Program that Targets Low- and Moderate-Income Customers


What’s unique about a new Connecticut digester


Connecticut Green Bank and its EV Charging partners register the first validated multi-partner carbon offset credit project


Connecticut’s First Clean Energy Industry Report Released


Green Bank to move home base to Hartford

Commercial & Industrial Sector Coverage

West Hartford synagogue among first in area to go solar


Running Brook Farms Adds Solar System to Power their Business


This former West Hartford convent will become an apartment complex. After a delay due to COVID-19, the conversion project on Park Road will begin next week.


Town Moves Ahead With Solar Initiative For Schools, Homeowners


Barker Specialty Goes Solar


Ridgefield’s West Lane Inn upgrades its heating system


Stamford Hotel Awarded For New Construction Project


Guilford Building Company Honored For Clean Energy Project


Manchester High School roof work approved


Bolton solar array first in country to use funding mechanism


Solar panels to be installed atop nine public buildings in Manchester


Country School Completes Student-Initiated Solar Panel Project


Industrial Space At 75 Crystal Avenue Adds Solar Power


PACENation Announces 2020 PACESetters and PACE Champions


Stamford’s DiMare Pastry expects big savings from solar energy


Finance platform targets underserved small-scale solar projects


Residential Sector Coverage

Solar energy initiative for low-income areas coming to Norwalk


Berlin business named a Green Bank top performer


Business briefs, March 28, 2021


Five takeaways from Connecticut’s new residential solar program changes


Proposed bill could resolve ambiguity over solar assessments


A shocker in the plan to finally update residential solar rates: No complaints


Connecticut regulators want to pay utility customers to sync storage with demand


CT low-income families burdened by energy, transit and housing costs, study finds


Connecticut’s Energy and Transportation Costs are Unaffordable for Many Households, Especially Most Vulnerable


Bristol officials highlight new solar power and energy efficient-lead program


As storms become more frequent, CT grocers want battery incentives


Mold, asbestos may put Connecticut weatherization goal out of reach


New Milford green home ups ante with solar, geothermal components


New Britain celebrating Earth Day by highlighting projects that reduce city’s carbon footprint


Connecticut/Regional Coverage

Climate Change, Recycling, PFAS Lead Environment Measures


Connecticut looks to join seven other US states in setting energy storage target


State looks to build greentech ‘innovation ecosystem,’ boost Hartford development with help from pandemic relief funds


Launching a sustainability accelerator


State and federal initiatives increasingly promote energy equity


Solar MAP guides Connecticut munis through project development process

National Clean Energy Coverage

Banking on Green: A Green, Resilient Recovery Needs National Green Investment Banks


Taylor: Do we need a Green Bank to speed up transition to clean energy?


Green banks are the smartest way to finance clean energy you’ve never heard of


Sens. Murphy, Blumenthal Introduce Legislation to Create a National Green Bank, Thousands of Clean Energy Jobs


How the National Green Bank can help small businesses build back greener


What Is a Green Bank?


5 Qualities Shared By the Best Green Banks