Report: Transmission Investment Tax Credit Would Create 650,000 Jobs, Spur $15.3B in Investment

May 13, 2021 Report: Transmission Investment Tax Credit Would Create 650,000 Jobs, Spur $15.3B in Investment WASHINGTON, D.C. – A new report released today during an American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) webinar with Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-NM) and Rep. Steven Horsford (D-NV) outlines the benefits of a transmission Investment Tax Credit (ITC), which has…

ACORE Statement on the Approval of Vineyard Wind

May 11, 2021 ACORE Statement on the Approval of Vineyard Wind WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Biden administration announced today the approval of the construction and operation of the Vineyard Wind project — the first large-scale, offshore wind project in the United States. Following is a statement from Gregory Wetstone, President and CEO of the American…

New Report Identifies 22 Shovel Ready Regional and Interregional Transmission Projects

April 27, 2021 New Report Identifies 22 Shovel Ready Regional and Interregional Transmission Projects Lines Would Unlock Renewable Energy Capacity, Create 1.2 Million Jobs, Spur Economic Development, and Increase Grid Resilience WASHINGTON, D.C. — A new report released today identifies 22 shovel ready, high-voltage transmission projects across the country that, if constructed, would create approximately…

ACORE Statement on the Clean Energy for America Act

April 21, 2021 ACORE Statement on the Clean Energy for America Act Statement From Gregory Wetstone, President and CEO of the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE): “The Clean Energy for America Act offers a comprehensive and scientifically driven framework for accelerating the clean energy transition. With full-value credits pegged to emissions reduction targets, the…

ACORE Congratulates New SEC Chairman Gary Gensler

April 14, 2021 ACORE Congratulates New SEC Chairman Gary Gensler Statement From Gregory Wetstone, President and CEO of the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE): “We congratulate Gary Gensler on being named the new Chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Sustainability-oriented Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investment is one of the nation’s…