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Connecting the Dots: Smart Climate Policy Coalescing Around Key Priorities

By: Tyler Stoff October 27, 2020 In January 2020, ACORE released Advancing America’s Climate Leadership: Policy Options That Most Effectively Put Renewable Energy to Work, a report that examined notable climate policy approaches for their impact on renewable energy growth and investment, including a federal high-penetration renewable or clean energy standard, a technology-neutral tax credit,…

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Not Your Parents’ Carbon Price: Climate-Aware Wholesale Energy Markets Can Be An Effective, Consensus Part Of the Climate Solution

By: Tyler Stoff October 7, 2020 Nearly 70% of the nation’s electricity moves through organized wholesale energy markets, where electricity is bought and sold among generators, utilities and traders before reaching end-use customers. These markets are operated by Regional Transmission Organizations (RTOs) and Independent System Operators (ISOs), and regulated by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission…

Examining Priorities for Transmission and Renewable Integration

April 10, 2020 By: Tyler Stoff This post follows Part 1, Assessing the Impact of FERC’s MOPR and BSM Decisions on Wholesale Markets, which was released earlier this month. In early March, ACORE members joined an Executive Meeting in Washington, D.C. ahead of the 2020 ACORE Policy Forum to assess the effects of emerging power and integration issues on renewable growth. The…

ACORE Executive Meeting in Washington, D.C. March 3, 2020

Assessing the Impact of FERC’s MOPR and BSM Decisions on Wholesale Markets

April 2, 2020 By: Tyler Stoff In early March, ACORE members joined an Executive Meeting in Washington, D.C. ahead of the 2020 ACORE Policy Forum to assess the effects of emerging power market and integration issues on renewable growth. Discussion included an analysis of FERC’s recent and controversial expansion of the Minimum Offer Price Rule (MOPR) in PJM and Buyer-Side Mitigation…

Explaining Changing Trends in Cleantech Patent Filing with Kilpatrick Townsend’s Scott McMillan and David Hsu

June 12, 2019 by Tyler Stoff, Policy & Research Manager with ACORE   Patent litigation and prosecution firm Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP and patent consultants GreyB Services recently released their first annual Patenting Trends Study. Their findings documented changes in filing behavior from 2008 – 2018. ACORE staff interviewed Kilpatrick Townsend Partner Scott McMillan…