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…

ACORE Statement on Key Findings and Recommendations of DOE Report on Electricity Markets and Grid Reliability

Statement by Gregory Wetstone, American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE), President and Chief Executive Officer   WASHINGTON, August 23, 2017 – “We look forward to reviewing the full report in greater detail, and welcome the focus on the resilience and security of our electricity supply suggested in the report’s recommendations. There is little doubt that the…

Leading Clean Energy Organizations Announce National Clean Energy Week

WASHINGTON, August 16, 2017 – Today, leading clean energy organizations announced their participation in the first annual National Clean Energy Week (NCEW), which will take place from September 25-29, 2017. National Clean Energy Week will bring together industry associations, businesses, non-profits, and advocates in the clean energy space for activities in Washington, D.C. and across America…

U.S. Renewable Energy Groups Share a Vision of the 21st Century Power Grid

Leaders Call for Sustained Efforts to Build a Modern Grid Infrastructure that Takes Full Advantage of New and Existing Technologies for Increasing Grid Reliability and Efficiency   WASHINGTON, June 19, 2017 – Eight national business groups representing the diverse spectrum of renewable energy technologies (wind, solar, geothermal, biomass, hydro, biogas and waste-to-energy) today released a…