In 2022, the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) proudly celebrated 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.

Since ACORE’s founding in 2001, nearly 260 GW of renewable energy have been deployed in the United States and the renewable energy sector has attracted nearly $600 billion in private investment. Along the way, ACORE has earned a sterling reputation — producing high-quality research and policy analysis, hosting best-in-class events, and serving as the focal point for collaborative advocacy across the renewable energy sector.

But we are not done. The scientific consensus is clear that we must redouble our efforts to prevent a climate catastrophe, and ACORE will play a central role in meeting this existential challenge. Join us as we celebrate two decades of extraordinary growth and focus on the next 20 years of critically important efforts to complete the energy transition.

ACORE’s 20th Anniversary Gala at Union Station in Washington, D.C. (Joy Asico / Asico Photo)

Congratulations to the recipient of the 2022 Renewable Energy Champion Award,
U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto!

ACORE’s 20th Anniversary Gala at Union Station in Washington, D.C. (Joy Asico / Asico Photo)

“We are excited to recognize Senator Cortez Masto as this year’s Renewable Energy Champion in light of her tireless advocacy for the booming clean energy economy in Nevada and across the country.”

-Gregory Wetstone, ACORE President & CEO

“On the heels of such extraordinary growth, there is no longer any question whether renewable energy is part of the mainstream. Instead, our focus at ACORE is on how quickly we can complete a just transition to the clean energy economy Americans are clamoring for.”

Read more about ACORE’s history and impact over the past 20 years in “Celebrating 20 Years of Impactful Advocacy at ACORE,” a blog by ACORE President & CEO, Gregory Wetstone.

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