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

“The nation’s renewable sector looks forward to working with the new administration to accelerate the transition to a renewable energy economy and return the United States to a position of global leadership in the fight against climate change. Working together, we can deliver the clean energy future that Americans want and scientists say we need.”
– Gregory Wetstone in Renewable Energy Magazine on President Biden’s Day One Actions on Climate

Upcoming Events

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    State of the Industry Webinar: Strengthening Global Competitiveness in a New Administration

    February 3, 2021 | 1-2:30 p.m. EST
    How can the Biden Administration strengthen U.S. positioning in the global renewable economy? Experts will review the challenges and opportunities the country faces while reestablishing our climate leadership and bolstering bilateral relationships.

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    ACORE Policy Forum

    March 10-11, 2021 | Virtual Event Experience
    With a new Administration focused as never before on climate, a changing Congress and the ongoing pandemic – it will be critical for renewable energy companies to understand the outlook for executive, regulatory and legislative action over the coming year. The ACORE Policy Forum will convene leaders from across government and the renewable energy industry for a deep dive on climate policy, grid advocacy, and their expectations for progress at the federal and state levels.

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    ACORE Finance Forum

    June 15-16, 2021 | Virtual Event Experience
    The momentum driving the renewable energy economy has never been stronger. Under a new administration that is committed to confronting the climate crisis, corporate sustainability efforts are surging as companies scale up investment in a clean energy future. The newly launched ACORE Finance Forum will examine how the renewable energy transaction landscape will evolve to meet this growing demand.