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Updated: Dec.10, 2019

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The Benefits of Green Financing

  • Africa: Green Investments Needed
    Let’s Help Africa Achieve Clean Tech

    Apr 16, 2017 -About 800 delegates from 59 countries gathered at Africa Climate Week in Nairobi, Kenya, last week to discuss challenges and responses to climate change for inclusion in the international climate negotiation process.

    Among the key messages from delegates at the talks was the importance of energy in the climate change discussion, according to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change secretariat (UN Climate Change).

    The talks emphasized the need for financial instruments to de-risk investment in energy infrastructure and enhance involvement in smaller and medium-sized enterprises.

    Click now to read the whole
    story from Renewable Energy World.

  • Help Fight Big Banks Dirty Energy
    Help Fight Big Banks Dirty Energy
    With a Sierra Club Credit Card

    The Sierra Club recently made a public commitment to divest its own organizational money from pipeline banks and, for the last four years, we've partnered with a bank that doesn't invest in dirty energy, has never earned a dime on fossil fuels, and would never consider funding a pipeline.

    The Sierra Club's Visa® Platinum credit card is offered through Beneficial State Bank, a do-no-harm community bank that is committed to transparent banking practices and providing fair wages.

    Click now for more information.

  • Clean Energy States Alliance
    Clean Energy States Alliance (CESA)

    CESA is a national, nonprofit coalition of public agencies and organizations working together to advance clean energy. CESA members—mostly state agencies— include many of the most innovative, successful, and influential public funders of clean energy initiatives in the country.

  • Sunpower Solar Loan Programs
    Sunpower Solar Loan Programs

    Sunpower is offering several loan options.

    Click now to see if any of them suit you.

  • Alliance for Renewable Energy
    What Others Are Doing

    Since 1991, over 40 other nations, states, and provinces, have pioneered legislation that have proven to promote the fastest, cheapest, and widest growth of renewable energy. In many of these countries these policies are called "Feed-In Tariffs" (FITs), also known as "Renewable Energy Payments." Producers of renewable energy are paid a premium rate or "tariff" for each kilowatt of energy they "feed into" the grid. The name has changed but the fundamental principles of these policies stay the same.

  • DSIRE™ -State Incentives for R.E and Efficiency
    If Green is What You Desire

    It's the most comprehensive source of information on incentives and policies that support renewables and energy efficiency in the United States. Established in 1995, DSIRE is currently operated by the N.C. Solar Center at N.C. State University, with support from the Interstate Renewable Energy Council, Inc. DSIRE is funded by the U.S. Department of Energy

  • Financing Wind Projects
    Finance Blows In the Wind

    Publicly financed funds, such as those managed by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority, the California Energy Commission, the Massachusetts Renewable Energy Trust, and other clean energy funds, are primarily looking for the most cost-effective ways of leveraging private funding to maximize benefits to taxpayers.

  • Florida State Solar Power Incentives
    Florida - Act As If You
    Really Are the Sunshine State?

    With all those miles of sandy beaches and groves of orange trees, who could argue with naming Florida the Sunshine State? From Tallahassee to Miami, and at all points in between, Florida has an amazing outdoor environment warmed by the sun. Is there a more perfect location for using solar energy resources? Click now to find out what the Florida legislature is doing to promote clean energy and protect the environment.