CABA Information Series

IS-2009-138: Five Emerging U.S. Public Finance Models: Powering Clean-Tech Economic Growth and Job Creation

This report from Clean Edge, Inc. examines financing options for U.S. clean tech investments.  The financing options include the Green Bank, Clean Energy Victory Bonds (like World War II Victory Bonds), tax credit bonds, federal loan guarantees, and Clean Tech city Funds (operated by about a 10 cities now).  The Green Bank would be created by the federal government, like the Export-Import Bank.  This report argues that strong federal involvement is required.

























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