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

By Constance Thompson January 11, 2021 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,…

Exploring the Intersection of Gender, Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the Renewable Energy Industry

By Constance Thompson November 5, 2021 Many people have heard the data and business case for a diverse and inclusive workforce and its positively transformational impacts on a company’s culture, innovation, and profit margins. Yet, we don’t often hear directly from those at the forefront – the people who demographically represent this change and the…

Solar Deployment and U.S. Trade Policy: A Brief Review

By Daniel Wolf October 12, 2021 Last month, the U.S. Department of Energy released the Solar Futures Study detailing the significant role solar energy will play in decarbonizing the nation’s power grid. The blueprint demonstrates that solar has the potential to generate 40% of the nation’s electricity by 2035. Unfortunately, a series of recent reports…

Renewable Power Perspectives Q&A with
Katie Garza, Co-Founder and COO, Lyssy Energy

By Constance Thompson October 7, 2021 The American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) is pleased to share the next installment in our “Accelerating Renewables” blog series. Each installment features industry leaders and topics related to accelerating an equitable and just transition to a renewable energy economy. In recognition of National Hispanic Heritage Month, ACORE is…

Renewable Power Perspectives Q&A with
Laura Zapata, Co-Founder of Clearloop

By Constance Thompson September 24, 2021 The American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) is pleased to share the next installment in our “Accelerating Renewables” blog series. Each installment features industry leaders and topics related to accelerating an equitable and just transition to a renewable energy economy. In recognition of National Hispanic Heritage Month, our September…

Renewable Power Perspectives Q&A with Ally Mendoza, CEO of SUNTEX

By Constance Thompson September 16, 2021 The American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) is pleased to share the fourth installment in our “Accelerating Renewables” blog series. Each installment features industry leaders and topics related to accelerating an equitable and just transition to a renewable energy economy. In recognition of National Hispanic Heritage Month, our September…

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Renewable Power Perspectives Q&A with Robert “A.J.” Patton, CEO of 548 Capital, LLC.

By Constance Thompson August 31, 2021 The American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) is pleased to share the third installment in our “Accelerating Renewables” blog series. Each installment features industry leaders and topics related to accelerating an equitable and just transition to a renewable energy economy. In recognition of National Black Business Month, our August…