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 legislation will spur vital new investment that will help deploy thousands of megawatts of new renewable power, create hundreds of thousands of good-paying jobs, lower the cost of electricity for American families, and substantially reduce greenhouse gas emissions.”
– ACORE President & CEO Gregory Wetstone in the Los Angeles Times on the significance of the Inflation Reduction Act

Upcoming Events

  • ACORE Grid Forum

    October 13, 2022 | Washington, D.C.
    ACORE invites you to join us for our 2022 ACORE Grid Forum, a one-day event that convenes regulators, renewable, storage and transmission companies, and other leading grid experts in Washington, D.C. Speakers will examine the roles of administrative orders and actions, infrastructure policy, regional and state developments, and private sector strategies on the path to a carbon-free grid.