Clean Energy Finance: Green Banking Strategies for Local Goverments

In addition to establishing their own green banks, there are multiple ways in which local governments can support “green banking.” Examples include working with state green banks or local finance agencies to help residents and businesses access financing, or establishing local nonprofit entities that attract private capital for clean energy investments by providing services similar…

Preparing for the Storm: Minimizing Risk through Resilience – Oct 4

As the frequency of extreme weather events is on the rise, existing buildings are vulnerable to power disruption, equipment failures, displacement of residents, and other costly damages. This webinar will feature tools and strategies to improve the resilience of existing buildings and community assets through building upgrades and microgrids. The webinar will include an overview…

Lessons in Commercial PACE Leadership: The Path from Legislation to Launch

A new U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) report, Lessons in Commercial PACE Leadership: The Path from Legislation to Launch, aims to fast track the set-up of C-PACE programs for state and local governments by capturing the lessons learned from leaders. The resource examines the long list of potential program…

Yes, Exxon Is Accusing Local Governments of Misleading Investors on Climate Change

“In January, ExxonMobil filed a legal petition seeking to depose more than a dozen city and county government officials in California, claiming that the municipal officials are defrauding investors by not fully disclosing the risks posed by climate change. You read that right. Exxon is legally challenging cities and counties for not talking up the…
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