50 Organizations Call for Inclusion of a Transmission ITC in Budget Reconciliation Package

August 11, 2021 50 Organizations Call for Inclusion of a Transmission ITC in Budget Reconciliation Package   WASHINGTON, D.C. – Fifty diverse stakeholders, including environmental organizations, electric utilities, renewable energy companies, transmission developers, business associations, labor unions, and clean energy trade associations wrote to the House Ways and Means Committee today requesting the inclusion of…

186 Lawmakers Urge the Prioritization of Clean Energy Tax Policy in the Upcoming Infrastructure Package

August 10, 2021 186 Lawmakers Urge the Prioritization of Clean Energy Tax Policy in the Upcoming Infrastructure Package   WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a letter delivered today to House leadership, 186 lawmakers urged the inclusion of a stable, predictable, and long-term clean energy, energy efficiency, and clean transportation tax platform in the infrastructure package this…

ACORE Statement on Senate Passage of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal

August 10, 2021 ACORE Statement on Senate Passage of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal Statement From Gregory Wetstone, President and CEO of the American Council on Renewable Energy:   “The bipartisan infrastructure deal is a constructive first step in this year’s infrastructure process and contains several provisions to help build the transmission necessary to decarbonize the…

Institutional Investors Call on Texas Leaders to Ensure a Level Playing Field for All Energy Resources, Scrap Anti-Renewable Proposals

August 9, 2021 Institutional Investors Call on Texas Leaders to Ensure a Level Playing Field for All Energy Resources, Scrap Anti-Renewable Proposals   WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a letter sent today to the Governor of Texas Greg Abbott, Chairman of the Public Utility Commission of Texas Peter Lake, and other Texas legislative and regulatory leaders, the…

ACORE Announces New Vice President of Policy

August 3, 2021 ACORE Announces New Vice President of Policy   WASHINGTON, D.C. — The American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) announced today that Allison Nyholm has joined the organization as Vice President of Policy. In this role, Nyholm will promote and defend policies to accelerate the transition to a renewable energy economy in Congress,…

More Interregional Transmission Could Have Saved Nearly $1 Billion, Preserved Power for 200,000 Homes During Texas Freeze

July 22, 2021 More Interregional Transmission Could Have Saved Nearly $1 Billion, Preserved Power for 200,000 Homes During Texas Freeze First-of-its-Kind Analysis Quantifies the Value of Added Transmission During Recent Severe Weather Events in Texas, the Northeast and the Midwest   WASHINGTON, D.C. — Each additional gigawatt (GW) of transmission capacity connecting the Texas power…

ACORE Statement on FERC Regional Transmission Planning, Cost Allocation and Generator Interconnection Advance Notice Of Proposed Rulemaking

July 15, 2021 ACORE Statement on FERC Regional Transmission Planning, Cost Allocation and Generator Interconnection Advance Notice Of Proposed Rulemaking   WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) today issued a significant Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on regional transmission planning, cost allocation and generator interconnection. Following is a statement from Gregory Wetstone,…