Innovative Finance & Clean Power: A Solutions Forum

States and companies are deploying new tools like green bonds, clean energy banks, energy service companies and more to pay for improved energy technology and infrastructure.

Which financial tools can spur clean energy and efficiency upgrades?

How can they be promoted and scaled up?

What can we learn from leading states and companies?

What stands in the way of further progress?


Bob Perciasepe
President, Center for Climate and Energy Solutions

Panel I: A State Perspective on Clean Energy Finance

Andrea Colnes
Board of Directors, Coalition for Green Capital
Granville Martin
Managing Director, Sustainable Finance, JPMorgan Chase
Robert Martineau
Tennessee Environment and Conservation Commissioner
Bill Tyndall
Vice President of Commercial Strategic Initiatives, Duke Energy
Bob Perciasepe — Moderator
President, Center for Climate and Energy Solutions

The GW Solar Institute: A Brief Introduction

Amit Ronen
Director, The George Washington University Solar Institute

Panel II: Financing Energy Efficiency: Scaling Up Models that Work

Amy Brusiloff
Senior Vice President, Community Development Financial Institution Lending & Investing, Bank of America
Anna Pavlova
Vice President, Government Relations, Schneider Electric
Bruce Schlein
Director, Alternative Energy Finance, Citi
Keith Welks
Deputy Treasurer, Pennsylvania State Treasury
Donna Attanasio — Moderator
Senior Advisor for Energy Law Programs, The George Washington University Law School