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

“Building out more high-capacity interregional lines is an essential part of the effort to ensure grid reliability in an era of climate change.”
– ACORE in CBS News on recent power outages and the importance of investing in our nation’s grid infrastructure

Upcoming Events

  • 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.

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    New Banking Regulations for Renewable Investment in Low and Moderate Income (LMI) Communities

    March 19, 2021 | Leadership Council Roundtable
    ACORE Leadership Council members are encouraged to tune in, learn about the rule’s implications for the sector and engage in the conversation.

  • 15

    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.