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…

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…

ACORE Statement on the Biden Administration’s Federal Sustainability Executive Order

December 9, 2021 ACORE Statement on the Biden Administration’s Federal Sustainability Executive Order WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Biden signed an executive order on Wednesday that directs the federal government to achieve 100% carbon-free electricity by 2030 and net-zero emissions by 2050. Following is a statement from Gregory Wetstone, President and CEO of the American Council…

New Report Proposes Improvements to Ensure Reliable Electricity

November 23, 2021 New Report Proposes Improvements to Ensure Reliable Electricity Report represents the consensus view of the U.S. renewable energy industry WASHINGTON, D.C. – A new report released today integrates legal, technical, economic and institutional considerations into a set of recommended reforms that will help enable low-cost, reliable power service across the various U.S.…

Institutional Investors Urge Caution as Texas Considers Long-Term Electric Market Design Proposals

November 23, 2021 Institutional Investors Urge Caution as Texas Considers Long-Term Electric Market Design Proposals WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a letter sent today to the Commissioners of the Public Utility Commission of Texas, the U.S. Partnership for Renewable Energy Finance (PREF) called for a more thorough analysis of the market design options now under consideration…

ACORE Congratulates Willie Phillips on Senate Confirmation to FERC

November 16, 2021 ACORE Congratulates Willie Phillips on Senate Confirmation to FERC Statement From Gregory Wetstone, President and CEO of the American Council on Renewable Energy: “ACORE congratulates Willie Phillips on his unanimous confirmation to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). Mr. Phillips is highly qualified, with a deep legal understanding of the issues at…

President Biden Signs Bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

November 15, 2021 President Biden Signs Bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act Statement From Gregory Wetstone, President and CEO of the American Council on Renewable Energy: “Enactment today of the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act puts in motion critical upgrades to our nation’s antiquated electric transmission infrastructure, an essential component of achieving a modern…