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…

ACORE Statement on the Efficient Grid Interconnection Act of 2021

June 22, 2021 ACORE Statement on the Efficient Grid Interconnection Act of 2021 Statement From Gregory Wetstone, President and CEO of the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE): “The Efficient Grid Interconnection Act of 2021 would remove a longstanding roadblock to America’s clean energy future. Today’s grid interconnection policies are largely analogous to requiring the…

FERC Carbon Pricing Policy Statement Will Unlock a New Era of Climate-Aware Energy Markets

April 15, 2021 FERC Carbon Pricing Policy Statement Will Unlock a New Era of Climate-Aware Energy Markets WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) released a long-awaited final policy statement on carbon pricing in wholesale energy markets. The policy statement provides certainty to market operators that the Commission will give proposals which…