Senate Confirms Bipartisan FERC Nominees

November 30, 2020 Senate Confirms Bipartisan FERC Nominees WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Senate voted this evening to confirm Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) nominees Allison Clements and Mark Christie. Following is a statement from Gregory Wetstone, President and CEO of the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE): “We commend the Senate for confirming this highly qualified…

Multi-Sector Coalition Urges Congress to Include Support For Clean Energy and Clean Transportation in Must-Pass Legislation This Year

November 17, 2020 Multi-Sector Coalition Urges Congress to Include Support For Clean Energy and Clean Transportation in Must-Pass Legislation This Year WASHINGTON, D.C. — In a letter delivered to U.S. House and Senate leadership today, 45 organizations and companies spanning the environmental, conservation, clean energy, public health and faith communities are urging support for clean…

24,000 Clean Energy Jobs Added in October, Leaving 454,000 Unemployed After Months of Federal Inaction

November 12, 2020 24,000 Clean Energy Jobs Added in October, Leaving 454,000 Unemployed After Months of Federal Inaction • 40+ states continue to suffer double-digit unemployment in clean energy • 13% of clean energy workforce still jobless as industry nears slow season • Job growth remains below 0.9% across all sectors WASHINGTON, D.C. – The…

ACORE Congratulates President-Elect Biden, Looks Forward to His Immediately Rejoining Paris Climate Agreement

November 7, 2020 ACORE Congratulates President-Elect Biden, Looks Forward to His Immediately Rejoining Paris Climate Agreement Statement from Gregory Wetstone, President and CEO of the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE): “The American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) congratulates President-elect Joe Biden for his victory in this historic election. The nation’s renewable energy sector looks…

ACORE Statement on FERC Leadership Change

November 6, 2020 ACORE Statement on FERC Leadership Change Statement from Gregory Wetstone, President and CEO of the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE): “Like many in the energy sector, we were surprised to see the sudden change in leadership at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) last night. While we have not always agreed…

DOL Finalizes Anti-ESG Rule

October 30, 2020  DOL Finalizes Anti-ESG Rule Statement from Gregory Wetstone, President and CEO of the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE): “The Department of Labor announced its final rule on Financial Factors in Selecting Plan Investments after only 16 days of review, on a Friday afternoon, in the face of overwhelming public opposition. The…