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

Advancing America's Climate Leadership
Enacting a Federal High-Penetration Renewable Energy Standard
ESG 2.0

ACORE in the News

“We need to ensure that both the public and policymakers understand that through a Macro Grid, we can connect centers of high renewable resources with centers of high electric demand, enhance grid resiliency and dramatically reduce carbon emissions.”

– Gregory Wetstone in Morning Consult

Upcoming Events

  • 14

    COVID-19's Impact on Renewable Finance in 2020-2023: New Report

    July 14 I 11:00 am  – 12:30 pm ET

    ACORE surveyed prominent renewable energy investors and developers about the expected near-term environment for renewable finance as we face the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. This webinar will highlight findings from the survey report.

  • 9

    REFF-Wall Street 2020

    September 9 – 10 I Virtual Event Experience

    With the health and safety of our attendees as our highest priority, ACORE and IJGlobal have announced that REFF-Wall Street 2020 will be rescheduled to September 2020.

  • 17

    Grid Forum 2020

    November 17 – 18 I Virtual Event Experience

    Save the date! Registration details coming soon.