ISO-NE Delays MOPR Elimination Hindering Cost-Effective Clean Energy

February 7, 2022 ISO-NE Delays MOPR Elimination Hindering Cost-Effective Clean Energy  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last Thursday, the New England Power Pool (NEPOOL) Participant’s Committee voted in support of the ISO-New England (ISO-NE)’s recommendation to delay the removal of the Minimum Offer Price Rule (MOPR) by another two years, until 2025. This action represents a reversal…

60+ Organizations Call for “Demonstrable Progress” Toward Enactment of Clean Energy Tax Platform Before State of the Union Address

February 7, 2022 60+ Organizations Call for “Demonstrable Progress” Toward Enactment of Clean Energy Tax Platform Before State of the Union Address  WASHINGTON, D.C. – More than 60 diverse stakeholders, including environmental organizations, faith groups, clean energy, energy efficiency and transportation associations, wrote to Senator Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi last…

ACORE Statement on Biden Administration Section 201 Tariff Announcement

February 4, 2022 ACORE Statement on Biden Administration Section 201 Tariff Announcement Statement From Gregory Wetstone, President and CEO of the American Council on Renewable Energy: “Given multiple factors that impact domestic solar manufacturing, ACORE is encouraged to see the Biden administration modify the Section 201 tariffs to better ensure the United States has access…

ACORE Announces New Director of Electricity Policy

February 1, 2022 ACORE Announces New Director of Electricity Policy WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) announced today that Elise Caplan has joined the organization as Director of Electricity Policy. In this role, Caplan will be responsible for leading ACORE’s Transmission and Markets Working Group and driving the organization’s work involving…

ACORE Statement on the America COMPETES Act

January 26, 2022 ACORE Statement on the America COMPETES Act Statement From Gregory Wetstone, President and CEO of the American Council on Renewable Energy: “ACORE applauds the introduction of the America COMPETES Act, which authorizes billions of dollars to construct new solar manufacturing facilities and expand or upgrade existing facilities, and provides additional funding to…

ACORE Statement on Biden-⁠Harris Administration Actions to Deploy Clean Energy, Create Jobs and Lower Costs for Consumers

January 12, 2022 ACORE Statement on Biden-⁠Harris Administration Actions to Deploy Clean Energy, Create Jobs and Lower Costs for Consumers Statement From Gregory Wetstone, President and CEO of the American Council on Renewable Energy: “We applaud the Biden-Harris Administration on taking several bold actions today to deliver the clean energy Americans want and deserve, including…

ACORE Statement on the Biden Administration’s Federal Sustainability Executive Order

December 9, 2021 ACORE Statement on the Biden Administration’s Federal Sustainability Executive Order WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Biden signed an executive order on Wednesday that directs the federal government to achieve 100% carbon-free electricity by 2030 and net-zero emissions by 2050. Following is a statement from Gregory Wetstone, President and CEO of the American Council…