ACORE Statement on H.R. 4137, the ‘Renewable Electricity Tax Credit Equalization Act’

 Statement by Gregory Wetstone, President and CEO, and Todd Foley, Senior Vice President, Policy & Government Affairs, American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE)   Washington, D.C., October 26, 2017 – “We commend Representative Stefanik for introducing a bill that would extend the tax credits for several important sources of renewable energy power generation. This legislation…

ACORE Statement on the Reintroduction of the Master Limited Partnerships Parity Act

Statement by Gregory Wetstone, American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE), President and Chief Executive Officer   Washington, D.C., October 25, 2017 – “We commend Senator Chris Coons (D-DE) and Jerry Moran (R-KS) for their leadership in once again introducing this important legislation to level the playing field and promote greater private investment in our nation’s renewable…

Energy Industry Associations File Comments with FERC Opposing Rule Proposed by Energy Secretary Perry to Subsidize Coal, Nuclear Power Plants

Joint filing says DOE proposal would “prop up uneconomic generation that is unable to compete and not otherwise needed for reliability”   WASHINGTON, D.C. October 23, 2017 – A diverse group of 12 energy industry associations representing oil, natural gas, wind, solar, efficiency, and other energy technologies today submitted comments to the Federal Energy Regulatory…

ACORE Statement to the International Trade Commission in Favor of a Recommendation of Non-Restrictive Trade Remedies

Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by Gregory Wetstone, President and CEO, American Council on Renewable Energy   WASHINGTON, October 3, 2017 – “I am Greg Wetstone, president and CEO of the American Council on Renewable Energy. ACORE represents hundreds of leading companies from across the renewable energy sector, including key U.S. companies active in solar…

Energy Industry Associations Call on FERC to Expand Deliberative Process Before Unprecedented Rulemaking

WASHINGTON, October 2, 2017 – A group of 11 energy industry associations representing natural gas, wind, solar, rural electric cooperatives and other energy technologies today filed a motion at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) following the Department of Energy’s (DOE) proposed rulemaking on grid resiliency pricing. In their motion, energy industry associations called on…

ACORE Statement on Department of Energy’s Proposed Rulemaking for the Grid Resiliency Pricing Rule

Statement by Todd Foley, ACORE Senior Vice President, Policy & Government Affairs WASHINGTON, September 29, 2017 – “We’re concerned this proposed rulemaking uses grid resilience as an excuse to prop up plants that have not been shown to be needed, preventing consumers from buying the power they want to buy. On-site fuel power sources have not…

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…