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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539,175

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

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75%

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

In 2022, the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) is proudly celebrating its 20th anniversary. For more than two decades, ACORE has sought to unite finance, policy, and technology to accelerate the transition to a renewable energy economy. Please enjoy the following video as a celebration of 20 years of extraordinary growth and a look ahead to further progress!

Latest Reports

ACORE in the News

“This is a welcome moment of hope in the face of a climate crisis that is accelerating faster than predicted. But how can we ensure these projections actually come to fruition? And how do we build on this progress to ensure a more climate-friendly future?”
– ACORE President & CEO Gregory Wetstone in The Hill on what comes next after the Inflation Reduction Act

Upcoming Events

  • ACORE Annual PREF / PRIME Planning Meeting

    December 7, 2022 | Washington, DC

  • ACORE Annual Member Meeting

    December 14, 2022 | Virtual

  • ACORE Policy Forum

    March 9, 2023 | Washington, D.C.

  • ACORE Finance Forum

    June 7-8, 2023 | New York, NY