Effective Renewable Energy Policies Spur Investment and Economic Growth

In late September, I traveled to Virginia’s Eastern Shore to join Governor Terry McAuliffe and other state and local officials for his announcement of the Commonwealth’s issuance of its first permit for a new 80 megawatt solar facility that will be constructed in Accomack County. Amazon Web Services (AWS) has partnered with Community Energy to…

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Shannon Kellogg

Shannon Kellogg is Vice President of Public Policy at Amazon, where he leads the company’s public policy efforts in support of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) business in the Americas. In this role, he manages public policy and government affairs professionals focusing on the US (at both the federal and state/local levels), Canada, Mexico, Central…

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Kathleen Frangione

Kathleen Frangione is Head of Government Affairs and Market Strategy for Ørsted North America. In this role, she leads the company’s engagement with government officials at the federal, state and local levels. Her team also is responsible for partnerships and collaboration with partners and stakeholders in the markets and communities where Ørsted is developing projects…

Forecasting the Future for Renewable Energy Procurement

Last month, ACORE hosted an executive roundtable in Washington, D.C. with prominent corporate procurers, financiers and developers in the renewable energy sector to discuss corporate leadership in the renewable energy economy. The roundtable highlighted the ongoing shift in purchasers’ interests from conventional agreements for their own operations to a broader push for renewable energy adoption…