Clean Energy Leaders Statement on Passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act in U.S. Senate

Joint statement by: Gregory Wetstone, President and CEO, American Council on Renewable (ACORE) Tom Kiernan, CEO, American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) Matthew Mallioux, Director, American Conservation Coalition (ACC) Heather Reams, Managing Director, Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES) Mark Pischea, President, Conservative Energy Network (CEN) Mark Fleming, President and CEO, Conservatives for Clean Energy (CCE)…

ACORE, AWEA, CRES and SEIA Submit Joint Letter Calling on Senate to Repair Provisions that Undermine Renewable Energy in the Senate Tax Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. Nov. 29, 2017 – The American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) together with the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions and Solar Energy Industries Associations (SEIA) today submitted a joint letter to the U.S. Senate raising urgent concerns with the Base Erosion Anti-Abuse Tax (BEAT) provisions in the Senate…

Energy Industry Associations Tell FERC that DOE Proposal to Subsidize Coal, Nuclear Power Plants is Unsupported by Record, Would Throw a Costly Wrench into Electricity Markets

Joint filing from broad array of groups takes aim at financial “Beneficiaries” as the only entities to support the DOE proposal – and whose filings fail to establish that the proposed subsidies are needed or legally valid   WASHINGTON, D.C. Nov. 7, 2017 – A diverse group of a dozen energy industry associations representing oil,…

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…