ACORE: Labor Department’s Proposed Rule Limiting ESG is a Step in the Wrong Direction

  June 24, 2020 ACORE: Labor Department’s Proposed Rule Limiting ESG is a Step in the Wrong Direction   WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following is a statement from Gregory Wetstone, President and CEO of the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE), on the U.S. Department of Labor’s newly-proposed investment duties rule: “The Department of Labor’s proposed rule…

Coalition Applauds FERC Decision to Hold Carbon Pricing Discussion

June 18, 2020 Coalition Applauds FERC Decision to Hold Carbon Pricing Discussion Federal Energy Regulator Kicks Off Conversation on How Carbon Pricing in Competitive Power Markets Could Spur Cost-Effective Emissions Reductions WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) on Wednesday seized a timely opportunity to facilitate a conversation on how competitive power markets…

Macro Grid Initiative Launches to Expand and Upgrade America’s Transmission Network

June 17, 2020 Macro Grid Initiative Launches to Expand and Upgrade America’s Transmission Network New Program Promotes Investment in 21st Century Transmission Infrastructure to Enhance Reliability, Improve Efficiency and Deliver More Low-Cost Clean Energy   WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) and Americans for a Clean Energy Grid (ACEG) today launched…

27,000+ More Clean Energy Jobs Lost in May

June 15, 2020 27,000+ More Clean Energy Jobs Lost in May 620,500 clean energy workers jobless since COVID-19 hit CA, FL, GA, TX, WA, MI among hardest-hit states Report comes as Congress debates economic stimulus; runs contrary to findings of flawed Bureau of Labor Statistics report   WASHINGTON, D.C. – As Congress this week begins…

ACORE Commends Treasury’s Update of its Safe Harbor Guidance for Renewable Projects

May 28, 2020 ACORE Commends Treasury’s Update of its Safe Harbor Guidance for Renewable Projects WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following is a statement from Gregory Wetstone, President and CEO of the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE), on the release of IRS Notice 2020-41, which will provide an additional year for renewable energy projects that started construction…