Publications - Finance
Compendium of Best Practices: Sharing Local and State Successes in Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy from the United States
This joint report from ACORE, REEEP and the Alliance to Save Energy gives concrete examples on how state and local governments in the United States are successfully promoting energy efficiency and renewable energy. It is designed to share successful program and policy models that can be easily replicated around the country, as well as adapted for implementation in emerging markets.
This Renewable Energy, Green Building and Energy Efficiency (REGBEE) Committee at ACORE feels that it is essential to educate building owners on funding options to implement sustainable measures. This white paper seeks to highlight best practices for securing financing with federal stimulus money, and offers insight into promoting renewable energy and energy efficiency in the most cost-effective way.
Renewable Energy Finance Forum - West (REFF-West) brought together financiers, project developers and policymakers for a two-day discussion of the market environment of the renewable energy industry, geared toward West Coast audiences, who face unique issues in financing and developing renewable energy projects. Read about the proceedings and forum outcomes in our 2009 Summary Report. >Read More
Despite the global financial turmoil, REFF Wall Street had a record attendance of over 700 senior decision makers, truly cementing its position as the leading renewable energy finance event in the US. The summary report presents the key points from each session and highlights the major issues in renewable energy finance in 2009 and beyond.
ACORE Master Renewable Energy Credit (REC) Agreement
The Master REC Purchase and Sale Agreement was prepared by an ad hoc working group comprised of members of the Renewable Energy Resources Committee and the Special Committee on Energy and Environmental Finance of the American Bar Association's Section of Environment, Energy and Resources, the Environmental Markets Association, and the American Council on Renewable Energy.