18 Jul '11, 2pm

Infrastructure Bank: A Bipartisan Answer for Clean Energy?: What if it were possible for a legislative body to e...

July 18, 2011 at 10:20AM by Connecticut's Clean Energy Finance and Investment Authority is an innovative new bipartisan solution to multiple problems. Here are two ways Congress could follow suit. | comment What if it were possible for a legislative body to establish, by wide, bipartisan majorities in both of its houses, an infrastructure bank that would help overcome the first-cost barrier to investing in energy efficiency and renewable energy projects? Nah, you say. These days, it might seem hard to get partisans in Congress to agree on a set of facts about where the sun rises. Not talking about Congress just yet. I'm talking about Connecticut. The state's legislature this year approved by unanimous vote in the state Senate and a 139-8 vote in the state House a Clean Energy Finance and Investment Authority, which was fed with $48 million in startup capital. It's a first ...

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