ACORE Statement on Senator Wyden’s Newly Introduced Legislation to Improve Grid Flexibility

Statement by Todd Foley, ACORE Senior Vice President, Policy & Government Affairs   WASHINGTON, September 28, 2017 – “We commend Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) for his leadership in introducing legislation to promote a more reliable, efficient and flexible electricity grid. This proposal would accelerate the development of important emerging technologies and processes that enable a more…

Media Advisory: Future of Western U.S. Renewable Markets in Focus at ACORE Finance West

Future of Western U.S. Renewable Markets in Focus at ACORE Finance West WHAT: ACORE Finance West, coming up on Oct. 12 in San Francisco, convenes a select group of prominent renewable energy executives, investors, corporate purchasers and other top transactional professionals to create a roadmap for continuous finance and development of renewable energy in the…

ACORE Statement on US International Trade Commission Decision on Remedies in Section 201 Case

Statement by Gregory Wetstone, American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE), President and Chief Executive Officer WASHINGTON, September 22, 2017 – “Today’s decision by the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) raises serious concern about the potential for tariffs that could increase electricity prices and threaten a thriving solar industry that is one of the nation’s most important…

ACORE Statement on Key Findings and Recommendations of DOE Report on Electricity Markets and Grid Reliability

Statement by Gregory Wetstone, American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE), President and Chief Executive Officer   WASHINGTON, August 23, 2017 – “We look forward to reviewing the full report in greater detail, and welcome the focus on the resilience and security of our electricity supply suggested in the report’s recommendations. There is little doubt that the…

Leading Clean Energy Organizations Announce National Clean Energy Week

WASHINGTON, August 16, 2017 – Today, leading clean energy organizations announced their participation in the first annual National Clean Energy Week (NCEW), which will take place from September 25-29, 2017. National Clean Energy Week will bring together industry associations, businesses, non-profits, and advocates in the clean energy space for activities in Washington, D.C. and across America…

U.S. Renewable Energy Groups Share a Vision of the 21st Century Power Grid

Leaders Call for Sustained Efforts to Build a Modern Grid Infrastructure that Takes Full Advantage of New and Existing Technologies for Increasing Grid Reliability and Efficiency   WASHINGTON, June 19, 2017 – Eight national business groups representing the diverse spectrum of renewable energy technologies (wind, solar, geothermal, biomass, hydro, biogas and waste-to-energy) today released a…

National Renewable Energy Groups Urge Support for Department of Energy Programs Facing Severe Proposed Cuts in Fiscal Year 2018 Budget

WASHINGTON, June 13, 2017 – Five national business groups representing diverse renewable energy technologies, developers, financiers and Fortune 500 buyers released a letter today requesting that Congress fund programs that have helped support job creation, economic growth and our country’s dominant technological position in electric power and renewable energy research and development.   The letter…