Founded in 2001, the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) is a 501(c)(3) national nonprofit organization that unites finance, policy and technology to accelerate the transition to a renewable energy economy.

We are the focal point for collaborative advocacy across the renewable energy sector.

Our Members

Our membership represents all facets of the renewable energy marketplace, including leading developers and manufacturers, institutional investors, major corporate offtakers, and the country’s most forward-leaning utilities.

Why Renewable Energy?

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Share of total electricity
generation on the grid

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Jobs supported (as of 2019)

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Percentage of Fortune 100 companies with renewables targets

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Rank of U.S. in attracting global renewables investment

Latest Reports

Cover image for the 2020 $1T2030 Progress Report. Report title is: Expectations for Renewable Energy Finance in 2020-2023: Survey of Leading Financial Institutions and Developers $1T 2030 Campaign Progress Report
Advancing America's Climate Leadership
Enacting a Federal High-Penetration Renewable Energy Standard

ACORE in the News

“This affects investors across the country and it makes it harder for them to make smart decisions, which the market has already acquitted. There’s all this talk about the free market, but when the time comes, they put their thumb on the scale.”
– Gregory Wetstone in CBS News on DOL’s Proposed Investment Duties Rule Limiting ESG Investing

Upcoming Events

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    State of Play for Renewable Energy

    September 2 I Exclusive Webinar for REFF-Wall Street Attendees

    ACORE President & CEO, Greg Wetstone, will assess the state of renewable energy markets, policy and finance amid COVID-19 and ongoing economic uncertainty.

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    REFF-Wall Street 2020

    September 9 – 10 I Virtual Event Experience

    With the health and safety of our attendees as our highest priority, ACORE and IJGlobal have announced that REFF-Wall Street 2020 will be rescheduled to September 2020.

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    Grid Forum 2020

    November 17 – 18 I Virtual Event Experience

    Save the date! Registration details coming soon.