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Transportation Initiative

Growing the Market for Renewable Fuels & Electric Vehicles

ACORE's Transportation Initiative exists to grow the low carbon transportation market, focusing on opportunities for renewable biofuels and cutting edge electric vehicle technology. 


  • Transform ambivalence of biofuels into support among key stakeholders through strategic communication and collaboration
  • Accelerate the build out of electric vehicle infrastructure through innovative financing and public-private partnerships
  • Support effective implementation of the Renewable Fuel Standard, and win extension of biofuel tax credits
  • Aid an expansion of California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard with the specific goal of incorporating aviation biofuels


  • Meetings and engagement with senior EPA officials to address co-location regulatory impediment to advanced biofuels development.
  • Member-driven communications content to highlight the benefits and correct misconceptions on all biofuel technologies.
  • Formal member-informed comments on 2017 proposed Renewable Volume Obligations under the Renewable Fuel Standard.
  • ACORE-led education campaign for California Air Resources Board officials on the opportunity to incorporate aviation biofuels into California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard.
  • ACORE Transportation Market Review – Member-authored articles on growth potential for aviation biofuels.
  • Official partnership with the Connecticut and NY Green Banks to advance the development of their electric vehicle infrastructure financing portfolios.


  • ACORE Green Bank Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Finance Meeting.  November 18, 2015
  • ACORE/ABA/BNEF Webinars – Future of the RFS; and incorporation of biofuel into LCFS or role of EVs and biofuels in CAFÉ standards. December 16, 2015; Q2 2016

  • Advanced Biofuels Leadership Conference – ACORE Branded Session. February 16 – 19, 2016
  • ACORE National Renewable Energy Policy Forum. February or March 2016.
  • ACORE Global Renewable Energy Finance Roundtable. Q1
  • Renewable Energy Finance Forum – Wall Street (REFF-Wall Street). June 2016.
  • Renewable Energy Finance Forum – West (REFF-West). October 2016
  • Briefings & Meetings for Congress and Agency Officials. TBD
  • Speaking Opportunities at Sustainability Conferences. TBD
  • Meetings with CARB and/or panels at Conferences re: Aviation Biofuel. TBD

View Past Transportation Initiative Deliverables & Resources

View Past Transportation Initiative Activities & Events

For more information, please contact (Ms) Jeramy Shays, Director of Transportation, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.." style="line-height: 1.6em;">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..