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