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 2020)

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Percentage of Fortune 100 companies with GHG emissions reduction and/or clean energy targets

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Rank of U.S. in attracting global renewables investment

Latest Reports

Expectations for Renewable Energy Finance in 2021-2024: Growing Confidence in the Aftermath of the Pandemic

ACORE in the News

“The momentum surrounding the renewable energy sector today is palpable. From bold climate plans coming out of the White House in rapid succession to increasingly ambitious clean energy targets from Fortune 500 companies, there is a healthy – and fast-growing – appetite for renewable power here in the U.S.”
– ACORE President and CEO Gregory Wetstone in a Recharge News op-ed

Upcoming Events

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    Maximizing Cost Savings and Emission Reductions: Power Market Options for the Southeast United States

    Sep 28, 2021 | 01:00 PM ET

    Vibrant Clean Energy (VCE) will present the results of a new ACORE-commissioned analysis that will show how real-time markets – either through a stand-alone Energy Imbalance Market or with regionally planned transmission through a Regional Transmission Organization – could deliver significant cost savings and emissions reduction benefits as compared with proposals currently before FERC.

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    ACORE Grid Forum

    November 3-4, 2021 | Virtual Event Experience
    The 2021 ACORE Grid Forum is a two-day digital event featuring interactive panels and keynote addresses, live networking breaks, engaging Q&A and discussion sessions, and virtual exhibiting. We look forward to examining the role of regulators, grid operators, electric service providers, corporate buyers and the renewable sector as states make progress toward 100% clean energy goals.