Over Two Dozen Organizations Call on FERC to Support Large-Scale Transmission

October 12, 2021   Over Two Dozen Organizations Call on FERC to Support Large-Scale Transmission WASHINGTON, D.C. — In response to the Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANOPR) on regional transmission planning, cost allocation and generator interconnection issued in July by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), over two dozen organizations sent a letter to…

ACORE Announces New Board Chair

October 6, 2021 ACORE Announces New Board Chair RWE’s Kevin Gresham to Succeed Declan Flanagan of Ørsted   WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) today announced that Kevin Gresham, Senior Vice President of Government Relations & External Affairs at RWE Renewables Americas LLC, will become Chair of the organization’s Board of…

ACORE Welcomes Rollback of Anti-Renewable MOPR in PJM Interconnection

September 29, 2021 ACORE Welcomes Rollback of Anti-Renewable MOPR in PJM Interconnection WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) today issued a notice confirming that the proposal from wholesale power market operator PJM Interconnection to eliminate the broad, renewable energy-suppressing Minimum Offer Price Rule (MOPR) in the PJM capacity market will take effect. Following is a…

ACORE Statement on Ways and Means Committee Action to Advance Climate and Clean Energy Priorities in the Build Back Better Act

September 15, 2021 ACORE Statement on Ways and Means Committee Action to Advance Climate and Clean Energy Priorities in the Build Back Better Act Statement From Gregory Wetstone, President and CEO of the American Council on Renewable Energy “The Ways and Means Committee is rising to the challenge of the code red on climate change…

ACORE Statement on House Energy & Commerce Committee Action to Advance Clean Energy and Transmission Priorities in the Build Back Better Act 

September 14, 2021 ACORE Statement on House Energy & Commerce Committee Action to Advance Clean Energy and Transmission Priorities in the Build Back Better Act Statement From Gregory Wetstone, President and CEO of the American Council on Renewable Energy “We commend the Energy and Commerce Committee for advancing its important clean energy and transmission contributions…

Wind, Solar Projects Charged for Transmission Upgrades That Benefit Shared Grid

September 9, 2021 Wind, Solar Projects Charged for Transmission Upgrades That Benefit Shared Grid New Analysis Released as FERC Prepares to Evaluate Interconnection Cost Allocation Rules WASHINGTON, D.C. – While the entire power system typically benefits from significant transmission upgrades, new wind and solar projects are being asked to foot nearly the entire bill when…

ACORE Welcomes FERC Nominee Willie Phillips, Calls for Quick Confirmation

September 9, 2021 ACORE Welcomes FERC Nominee Willie Phillips, Calls for Quick Confirmation   WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Biden today announced his intent to nominate Willie Phillips, Chairman of the District of Columbia Public Service Commission, to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). Following is a statement from Gregory Wetstone, President and CEO of the…

50+ Organizations Call for Inclusion of Stable, Long-Term Clean Energy and Transportation Tax Incentives in Budget Reconciliation Package

September 7, 2021 50+ Organizations Call for Inclusion of Stable, Long-Term Clean Energy and Transportation Tax Incentives in Budget Reconciliation Package   WASHINGTON, D.C. – More than 50 diverse stakeholders, including environmental organizations, renewable energy companies, faith groups, and clean energy and transportation associations, wrote to the House Ways and Means Committee today requesting the…