A Better Path for Reliability, Resilience and Affordability

A few weeks ago, Secretary of Energy Rick Perry proposed that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) intervene in the nation’s electricity markets to establish new rules that would have electricity consumers subsidize uneconomical coal and nuclear power plants and pay more for power in their electricity bills. In response, today ACORE submitted comments to FERC emphasizing the important…

Responding to Administrator Pruitt’s Comments on the Wind and Solar Tax Credits

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt.The Hill As reported recently by The Hill, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt thinks the solar investment tax credit and wind production tax credit should be eliminated. Speaking at an event in Kentucky, Pruitt said “I would do away with these incentives that we give to wind and solar…I’d let…

Energy Industry Associations File Comments with FERC Opposing Rule Proposed by Energy Secretary Perry to Subsidize Coal, Nuclear Power Plants

Joint filing says DOE proposal would “prop up uneconomic generation that is unable to compete and not otherwise needed for reliability”   WASHINGTON, D.C. October 23, 2017 – A diverse group of 12 energy industry associations representing oil, natural gas, wind, solar, efficiency, and other energy technologies today submitted comments to the Federal Energy Regulatory…