This Earth Day, ACORE is Urging the Biden Administration’s Commerce Department to Correct Course so Climate Progress Can Continue

By Alex Hobson There has never been a more important time to rally in defense of our planet than now. The 52nd Earth Day comes mere weeks after a landmark report from the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change identified that “without immediate and deep emissions reductions across all sectors, limiting global warming to…

ACORE Hosts 20th Anniversary Gala and Policy Forum in Washington, D.C.

By Maheen Ahmad, Elise Caplan, Blake McCarren, Constance Thompson, Daniel Wolf After two long years, ACORE returned to in-person events with its 20th Anniversary Gala, Accelerate Member Forum and ACORE Policy Forum at the height of cherry blossom season in the nation’s capital.     20th Anniversary Gala ACORE hosted a Gala on March 23…

Celebrating 20 Years of Impactful Advocacy at ACORE

By Gregory Wetstone February 23, 2022 As we arrive at ACORE’s 20th anniversary, it seems timely to reflect on how much things have changed since the nation’s first pan-renewable nonprofit organization was founded. ACORE’s initial mission when the organization launched in 2001 was “to bring all forms of renewable energy into the mainstream of America’s…

One Year Later: Winter Storm Uri 

By Daniel Wolf February 15, 2022 Today marks the one-year anniversary of the Texas blackouts – deadly power failures that left hundreds dead and millions in the cold during Winter Storm Uri. A year later, many Texans remain concerned that the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), the organization tasked with managing Texas’ power grid,…

A Conversation with Navajo Power on Leading the Transition to Renewable Energy in Tribal Communities

By Constance Thompson January 11, 2022 In 2018, a group of Native entrepreneurs founded Navajo Power, a Public Benefit Corporation that develops utility-scale clean energy projects on tribal lands. Navajo Power is organized around the company’s core principles, which include a mission to maximize the community benefits of its projects, democratize clean energy for all,…

High Stakes for Energy Transition Visible at ACORE Grid Forum 2021

By Maheen Ahmad, Blake McCarren and Tyler Stoff November 16, 2021 Coming at an inflection point for the Build Back Better agenda and nation’s transition to a renewable energy economy, the ACORE Grid Forum featured key thought leaders on the policy, business and technologies necessary to build a clean energy grid. Policy Priorities to Accelerate…