Renewable Energy Groups Urge Congress to Support Clean Energy Innovation Funding in FY 2020 Budget

  April 25, 2019 Renewable Energy Groups Urge Congress to Support Clean Energy Innovation Funding in FY 2020 Budget Washington, D.C. – Today, the American Council on Renewable Energy, the American Wind Energy Association, the Biomass Power Association, the Energy Storage Association, the Geothermal Resources Council, the National Hydropower Association and the Solar Energy Industries Association…

ACORE Expands Leadership Team, Adding Chief Operating Officer and New Vice President of Communications

  April 11, 2019 ACORE Expands Leadership Team, Adding Chief Operating Officer and New Vice President of Communications Washington, D.C.  – The American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) formally announced today the expansion of its senior management team. Bill Parsons, former Chief of Staff and Legislative Director to Congressman Chris Van Hollen, has been named…

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…