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.

Renewable Energy by the Numbers

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Share of total electricity
generation on the grid

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Number of renewable electricity sector jobs in the U.S.

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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 2023-2026

Analysis of Hourly & Annual GHG Emissions: Accounting for Hydrogen Production

2023 State of Black America Report: A Climate in Crisis

ACORE in the News

“The IRA is working to accelerate the nation’s energy transition, spur economic growth, and launch a renaissance in American manufacturing. I don’t think in my career I’ve ever seen a law have a greater impact on economic development in this country.”
– ACORE President & CEO Gregory Wetstone in the Financial Times.

Upcoming Events

  • ACORE Grid Forum

    October 11, 2023