ACORE Announces New Director of Electricity Policy

February 1, 2022 ACORE Announces New Director of Electricity Policy WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) announced today that Elise Caplan has joined the organization as Director of Electricity Policy. In this role, Caplan will be responsible for leading ACORE’s Transmission and Markets Working Group and driving the organization’s work involving…

ACORE Statement on the America COMPETES Act

January 26, 2022 ACORE Statement on the America COMPETES Act Statement From Gregory Wetstone, President and CEO of the American Council on Renewable Energy: “ACORE applauds the introduction of the America COMPETES Act, which authorizes billions of dollars to construct new solar manufacturing facilities and expand or upgrade existing facilities, and provides additional funding to…

Former Military Leaders Urge FERC to Advance Transmission Planning Reforms to Ensure Reliable, Resilient Grid

  Following a December 2021 Roundtable on National Security & Transmission hosted by ACORE and SAFE, several participating former military leaders and senior DOD officials agreed to submit a statement offering their security perspectives on FERC’s Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANOPR) on transmission planning, cost allocation, and generator interconnection.   The statement noted that…

ACORE Statement on Biden-⁠Harris Administration Actions to Deploy Clean Energy, Create Jobs and Lower Costs for Consumers

January 12, 2022 ACORE Statement on Biden-⁠Harris Administration Actions to Deploy Clean Energy, Create Jobs and Lower Costs for Consumers Statement From Gregory Wetstone, President and CEO of the American Council on Renewable Energy: “We applaud the Biden-Harris Administration on taking several bold actions today to deliver the clean energy Americans want and deserve, including…

Future Cost-Competitive Electricity Systems And Their Impact On US CO2 Emissions

  Future Cost-Competitive Electricity Systems and Their Impact on US CO2 Emissions, funded by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and published in the Nature Climate Change journal, models the benefits of constructing a nationwide HVDC transmission network designed to tap into renewable and other low-carbon resources geographically dispersed throughout the country. Under such a network design,…