20 Sep '12, 3pm

How green banks can transform our energy system

How green banks can transform our energy system

Green Banks make public dollars invested go farther and give the public a return on its investment . Because of the underlying quality of investments in mature clean technologies (stemming from the use of solid underwriting criteria and risk management techniques), a well-structured and professionally managed Green Bank will have a very low default rate, earn revenues from interest and fees and be self-sustaining. As the report notes, OPIC has recorded a positive net income every year since its founding in 1969. Green Banks stimulate additional private sector investment . Currently, due to the European banking crisis and other factors, there is a limited amount of bank debt available to fund clean energy projects. A Green Bank lending alongside private lenders will create capacity for those lenders to participate in more deals. This is particularly important in large proje...

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