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January 24, 2013 | 12:00PM
Online webinar
Blueprint for Efficiency

New Investment Facilities for Clean Energy Deployment
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Reed Hundt, Coalition for Green Capital

Mark Muro, Brookings Institution

Richard Kauffman, Department of Energy

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Blueprint for Efficiency is proud to announce the first webinar in a series on state-level financing initiatives for clean energy and energy efficiency projects: Perspectives on Clean Finance.
In response to Governor Andrew Cuomo's proposal for a $1 billion New York State green bank, Reed Hundt of the Coalition for Green Capital, Mark Muro of the Brookings Institution, and Richard Kauffman of the Department of Energy will be leading a discussion on state-level financing initiatives for clean energy and energy efficiency projects. Now is the time to utilize innovative, sustainable strategies, such as green banks. Learn how the green bank movement is changing sustainable energy finance by attending this unique collaborative webinar. 
Interested in reading more before the webinar? Check out the Brooking Institute's paper here.


About CGC: The Coalition for Green Capital (CGC) is a non-profit organization based out of Washington, DC. The CGC exists for the purpose of designing, developing and implementing green banks at the state, federal, and international level. The CGC also advocates for tax and finance policies that support investment in energy efficiency and clean energy.
About Brookings: The Brookings Institution is a nonprofit public policy organization based in Washington, DC. Our mission is to conduct high-quality, independent research and, based on that research, to provide innovative, practical recommendations that advance three broad goals: Strengthen American democracy; Foster the economic and social welfare, security and opportunity of all Americans; and Secure a more open, safe, prosperous and cooperative international system. Brookings is proud to be consistently ranked as the most influential, most quoted and most trusted think tank.
About the speakers:
Reed Hundt is the CEO of the Coalition for Green Capital, a non-profit organization working to establish state green banks, such as the one in Connecticut, across the country. He sits on the boards of directors of Intel Corporation, ASSIA, a communications software firm, and Kno, Inc., the education software company. He also serves on board of the Clean Energy Finance and Investment Authority of Connecticut.
Mark Muro, a senior fellow and director of policy for the Metropolitan Policy Program at Brookings Institution, manages the program's public policy analysis and leads key policy research projects on issues affecting urban life and development, including transportation policy, urban planning, and good governance standards.
Richard Kauffman joined the Energy Department in September of 2011 to serve as a Senior Advisor to Secretary Steven Chu. As one of the country’s leading experts on private sector investment in clean energy, he is working with the Secretary to expand the Department’s efforts to support the game-changing technologies we need to create the jobs of tomorrow, invest in the clean energy economy, and help ensure America remains competitive in the global marketplace.


The Center for Business & the Environment at Yale (CBEY) is pleased to launch Blueprint for Efficiency, our sixth annual webinar series, which will continue to emphasize the latest opportunities for energy efficiency. Through presentations from leaders in the corporate, nonprofit, and public-private arenas, we will explore energy efficiency through the lenses of behavior, policy, finance, and technology. Webinars are free and open to the public. Each presentation is recorded and available through Yale University's iTunesU channel.
The Yale Center for Business & the Environment is now on Twitter & Facebook!
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System requirements for PC-based attendees include required: Windows® 2000, XP Home, XP Pro, 2003 Server, or Vista.  System requirements for Macintosh®-based attendees include required: MacOS X 10.4 (Tiger) or newer.
Interested in reading more before our webinar?  You can download the Brookings paper