Policy Manager, ACORE

One Year Later: Winter Storm Uri 

By Daniel Wolf February 15, 2022 Today marks the one-year anniversary of the Texas blackouts – deadly power failures that left hundreds dead and millions in the cold during Winter Storm Uri. A year later, many Texans remain concerned that the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), the organization tasked with managing Texas’ power grid,…

Solar Deployment and U.S. Trade Policy: A Brief Review

By Daniel Wolf October 12, 2021 Last month, the U.S. Department of Energy released the Solar Futures Study detailing the significant role solar energy will play in decarbonizing the nation’s power grid. The blueprint demonstrates that solar has the potential to generate 40% of the nation’s electricity by 2035. Unfortunately, a series of recent reports…

Greg Wetstone testifies before Congress

ACORE CEO Greg Wetstone Testifies Before Congress, Highlights Sobering Toll of COVID-19 on Renewable Energy Jobs and Calls for Immediate Action

By: Daniel Wolf June 25, 2020 Last week, the Energy Subcommittee of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce held a hearing entitled, “Reviving our Economy: COVID-19’s Impact on the Energy Sector.” Witnesses included Ernest Moniz, former Secretary of Energy and current Energy Futures Initiative President and CEO; Rich Powell, ClearPath Executive Director; and our…