ACORE Statement on Senator Heinrich’s Electric Power Infrastructure Improvement Act

March 26, 2021 ACORE Statement on Senator Heinrich’s Electric Power Infrastructure Improvement Act Statement From Gregory Wetstone, President and CEO of the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE): “Senator Heinrich’s Electric Power Infrastructure Improvement Act incentivizes high-priority transmission expansion, which will unlock tens of thousands of megawatts of wind and solar now stuck in interconnection queues. A transmission…

New Analysis Reveals How Transmission Planning and Cost Allocation Processes Are Inhibiting Wind and Solar Development

March 25, 2021 New Analysis Reveals How Transmission Planning and Cost Allocation Processes Are Inhibiting Wind and Solar Development WASHINGTON, D.C. — A comprehensive review released today of regional and interregional transmission planning in the Great Plains, Midwest, and Mid-Atlantic shows how the current processes in and between regional transmission organizations (RTOs) are impeding the…

DOL Will Not Enforce Anti-ESG, Trump-Era Rules

March 11, 2021 DOL Will Not Enforce Anti-ESG, Trump-Era Rules WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced Wednesday that it will not be enforcing two rules finalized under the Trump administration in 2020 intended to slow the growth of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investing. Following is a statement from Gregory Wetstone,…