ACORE Statement on H.R. 4137, the ‘Renewable Electricity Tax Credit Equalization Act’

 Statement by Gregory Wetstone, President and CEO, and Todd Foley, Senior Vice President, Policy & Government Affairs, American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE)   Washington, D.C., October 26, 2017 – “We commend Representative Stefanik for introducing a bill that would extend the tax credits for several important sources of renewable energy power generation. This legislation…

U.S. Renewable Energy Groups Share a Vision of the 21st Century Power Grid

Leaders Call for Sustained Efforts to Build a Modern Grid Infrastructure that Takes Full Advantage of New and Existing Technologies for Increasing Grid Reliability and Efficiency   WASHINGTON, June 19, 2017 – Eight national business groups representing the diverse spectrum of renewable energy technologies (wind, solar, geothermal, biomass, hydro, biogas and waste-to-energy) today released a…

National Renewable Energy Groups Urge Support for Department of Energy Programs Facing Severe Proposed Cuts in Fiscal Year 2018 Budget

WASHINGTON, June 13, 2017 – Five national business groups representing diverse renewable energy technologies, developers, financiers and Fortune 500 buyers released a letter today requesting that Congress fund programs that have helped support job creation, economic growth and our country’s dominant technological position in electric power and renewable energy research and development.   The letter…

Media Advisory: Renewable Energy Finance Forum-Wall Street (REFF-WS) Returns for its 14th Year

MEDIA ADVISORY  May 31, 2017 Media Contact: Anna Hahnemann, ACORE hahnemann@acore.org; (202) 777-7548   Renewable Energy Finance Forum-Wall Street (REFF-WS) Returns for its 14th Year Financial, Policy and Industry Leaders to Explore Impact of New Policy Agendas on Growth Trajectory   WHAT: REFF-Wall Street, the premier renewable energy financing event in the U.S. will take placeJune…

ACORE Statement on Trump Administration’s Proposed Budget Cut to Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

Statement by Gregory Wetstone, ACORE President and Chief Executive Officer   WASHINGTON, May 24, 2017 – “We believe the proposed budget cuts to the Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) would seriously jeopardize America’s leadership position in cutting-edge research on new energy technologies and harm our overall competitiveness in a…

National Business Groups Send U.S. Dept. of Energy Analyses Showing Diverse Energy Sources Protect Electric Reliability

WASHINGTON, DC, Tuesday, May 16, 2017 — Today four national business groups representing the range of advanced and renewable energy companies in the United States submitted materials to U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry to inform the energy market study he called for last month. The four groups developed separate analyses, based on existing sources and…

ACORE Statement on Technology-Neutral Energy Tax Reform Proposal Introduced by Senator Wyden

Statement by Todd Foley, ACORE Senior Vice President, Policy & Government Affairs   WASHINGTON, May 4, 2017 – “We commend Senator Wyden for his leadership in introducing a technology neutral energy tax reform proposal encouraging private sector investment in the nation’s energy infrastructure, including the electricity sector. The proposal would reward system performance, emissions reduction…