Broad Coalition Sends Letter Urging House Leadership to Enact Energy Storage Tax Credit

  April 10, 2019 Broad Coalition Sends Letter Urging House Leadership to Enact Energy Storage Tax Credit Washington, D.C. – Showing a united front, a broad-based coalition is urging House leadership to include the Energy Storage Tax Incentive and Deployment Act (H.R. 2096) in any upcoming tax extenders legislation. The letter, sent to bipartisan House leadership…

ACORE Urges Illinois Regulators to Finalize Rule on Cloud-Based Computing Solutions

  April 9, 2019   ACORE Urges Illinois Regulators to Finalize Rule on Cloud-Based Computing Solutions   Washington, D.C. – The Illinois Joint Committee on Administrative Rules (JCAR) is holding a hearing today on the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) rule that modernizes the financial treatment of cloud-based computing software for utilities, which the renewable energy industry unanimously…

ACORE President & CEO at Waterpower Week: “Renewable power is now cleaner, safer and more affordable than any other form of electricity”

  April 1, 2019   ACORE President & CEO at Waterpower Week: “Renewable power is now cleaner, safer and more affordable than any other form of electricity” Washington, D.C.  – In the opening plenary session today during the National Hydropower Association’s Waterpower Week, Gregory Wetstone, President and CEO of the American Council on Renewable Energy…

ACORE Statement on the Trump Administration’s Repeal of Renewable Energy Incentives and Cuts to DOE Renewable Energy Programs in the FY 2020 Budget

  March 13, 2019 ACORE Statement on the Trump Administration’s Repeal of Renewable Energy Incentives and Cuts to DOE Renewable Energy Programs in the FY 2020 Budget Statement by Greg Wetstone President and CEO, American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE)   Washington, D.C. – “We are deeply disappointed by the Administration’s FY 2020 budget request. There…

ACORE Statement on the Energy Provisions in U.S. House Ways and Means Committee’s Tax Legislation

Statement by Todd Foley, Senior Vice President, Policy & Government Affairs, American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) Washington, D.C., November 27, 2018 – “We’re encouraged that Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) has acknowledged the lack of parity for expired renewable energy incentives that apply to geothermal, hydropower, closed and open-loop biomass, and marine hydro-kinetic power generation. However,…

New ACORE Forum Seeks to Advance Renewable Energy Integration in the U.S. Electric Power System

Renewable Energy Grid Forum will highlight the most pressing policy, regulatory, planning, and market design challenges and opportunities for wind, solar, hydro, transmission, demand response, blockchain, storage and more WHAT: Produced by the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE), the inaugural Renewable Energy Grid Forum — November 8, 2018 in San Francisco­­ – will bring…

ACORE Statement on Governor Brown’s Signage of Historic 100 Percent Clean Energy Bill

Statement by Gregory Wetstone, President & Chief Executive Officer, American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) Washington, D.C., September 10, 2018 – “We commend Governor Jerry Brown, state legislators and the people of California for this historic step towards the carbon-free grid we need to protect our climate. This ground-breaking measure will bring enormous economic benefits to…