ACORE Survey: Pandemic Brings Uncertainty to Project Completion Timelines and Financing

By: Lesley Hunter The rapid spread of COVID-19 is upending the health and livelihoods of workers throughout America’s renewable energy industry, numbering over 450,000 employees across all 50 states. Economically, the pandemic is putting significant dollars at risk for U.S. renewable energy businesses this year, ranging up to $5 billion. Project delays caused by workforce…

Kaiserwetter Blog Post

Q&A with Kaiserwetter: How AI Can Help Maximize Renewable Sector Investment and Address Integration Issues

By: Maheen Ahmad ACORE member Kaiserwetter Energy Asset Management is a fast-growing global asset management and digital innovation technology company with a compelling story. Kaiserwetter has recently implemented a suite of cloud-based Internet-of-Things (IoT) platforms that use artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning to manage risk and optimize returns on renewable energy investments. ACORE staff…

Five Energy and Sustainability Trends to Watch in 2020

By: Emily Williams The sustainable energy sector is headed into the Roaring Twenties, based on milestones reached in 2019, from surpassing 2 million solar installations to the largest renewable energy announcement in the automotive industry. From the perspective of our advisory practice for organizations seeking to save energy and cut carbon, we’ll be watching these…

Panel at the 2019 Grid Forum

Community Choice Aggregators on the Rise as an Alternative Electricity Provider

November 14, 2019 By Ed Zaelke Community choice aggregators (CCAs) are growing in popularity as an alternative electricity provider for communities that want more local control over their energy mix. And so, financiers, CCAs and other business leaders must assess what this growth means for the electric grid, utility business models and project finance. While…

German PV-storage system outlook

Germany’s climate protection law: Opportunities for the storage sector

October 28, 2019 Flérida Regueira Cortizo, Anne Bräutigam Germany Trade & Invest   On October 9, Germany’s Federal Cabinet passed a climate protection law making Germany the first country to adopt a binding roadmap towards greenhouse gas neutrality. It provides legally comprehensive climate targets for the transport, energy, industrial, building, agricultural and waste-management sectors. Several…