ACORE Statement on House Energy & Commerce Committee Action to Advance Clean Energy and Transmission Priorities in the Build Back Better Act 

September 14, 2021 ACORE Statement on House Energy & Commerce Committee Action to Advance Clean Energy and Transmission Priorities in the Build Back Better Act Statement From Gregory Wetstone, President and CEO of the American Council on Renewable Energy “We commend the Energy and Commerce Committee for advancing its important clean energy and transmission contributions…

ACORE Statement on Senate Passage of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal

August 10, 2021 ACORE Statement on Senate Passage of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal Statement From Gregory Wetstone, President and CEO of the American Council on Renewable Energy:   “The bipartisan infrastructure deal is a constructive first step in this year’s infrastructure process and contains several provisions to help build the transmission necessary to decarbonize the…

Institutional Investors Call on Texas Leaders to Ensure a Level Playing Field for All Energy Resources, Scrap Anti-Renewable Proposals

August 9, 2021 Institutional Investors Call on Texas Leaders to Ensure a Level Playing Field for All Energy Resources, Scrap Anti-Renewable Proposals   WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a letter sent today to the Governor of Texas Greg Abbott, Chairman of the Public Utility Commission of Texas Peter Lake, and other Texas legislative and regulatory leaders, the…

More Interregional Transmission Could Have Saved Nearly $1 Billion, Preserved Power for 200,000 Homes During Texas Freeze

July 22, 2021 More Interregional Transmission Could Have Saved Nearly $1 Billion, Preserved Power for 200,000 Homes During Texas Freeze First-of-its-Kind Analysis Quantifies the Value of Added Transmission During Recent Severe Weather Events in Texas, the Northeast and the Midwest   WASHINGTON, D.C. — Each additional gigawatt (GW) of transmission capacity connecting the Texas power…

ACORE Statement on FERC Regional Transmission Planning, Cost Allocation and Generator Interconnection Advance Notice Of Proposed Rulemaking

July 15, 2021 ACORE Statement on FERC Regional Transmission Planning, Cost Allocation and Generator Interconnection Advance Notice Of Proposed Rulemaking   WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) today issued a significant Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on regional transmission planning, cost allocation and generator interconnection. Following is a statement from Gregory Wetstone,…

ACORE Urges Texas Leaders to Focus on Policies that Ensure Grid Reliability, Not Unfairly Hinder Renewables

July 8, 2021 ACORE Urges Texas Leaders to Focus on Policies that Ensure Grid Reliability, Not Unfairly Hinder Renewables Statement From Gregory Wetstone, President and CEO of the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE):   “As Texas lawmakers convene in Austin today for a special legislative session, it is imperative that state leaders support policies…

New IRS Guidance Extends Safe Harbor Provisions for Renewable Energy Projects

June 29, 2021 New IRS Guidance Extends Safe Harbor Provisions for Renewable Energy Projects WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued guidance today that extends safe harbor provisions for renewable energy projects in order to address impacts from the COVID pandemic. Following is a statement from Gregory Wetstone, President…