About ACORE

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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21%

Share of total electricity
generation on the grid

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516,664

Jobs supported (as of 2020)

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69%

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

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#2

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
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ACORE in the News

“At the heart of the Biden administration’s new American Jobs Plan are provisions designed to accelerate the transition to renewable power and modernize the nation’s outdated electric grid. A long-overdue response to pleas from scientists concerned by clear evidence of climate instability, these policies can also catalyze America’s economic recovery.”
– ACORE President and CEO Gregory Wetstone in a Morning Consult op-ed

Upcoming Events

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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.