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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19%

Share of total electricity
generation on the grid

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549,911

Jobs supported (as of 2019)

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63%

Percentage of Fortune 100 companies with renewables targets

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#2

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 time has come for the U.S. to move beyond climate denial and resume a global leadership role in the fight against climate change. An accelerated transition to renewable power provides both climate protection and economic prosperity. With more than $60 billion in annual investment, and two of the nation’s fastest-growing job categories — wind turbine technician and solar power installer — renewable energy can help power America’s economic recovery, as it did in 2009.”
– Gregory Wetstone in POWER Magazine on President-elect Biden

Upcoming Events

  • Calendar Icon: Eight

    Understanding the 2020 Tax Credit Extensions, New IRS Safe Harbor Guidance for Offshore and Federal Lands Projects, and Prospects for Policy Progress in 2021

    January 8, 2021 | 12 p.m. EST
    Leadership Council Roundtable. Contact Ian Munn to register.

  • 22

    Leadership Council Roundtable

    January 22, 2021 | 12 p.m. EST
    More details coming soon. Contact Ian Munn to register.

  • 10

    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.