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ACORE Reflects on the One-Year Anniversary of the IRA

On August 16, 2022, President Biden signed the largest climate bill in American history – the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) – into law, a landmark investment of $369 billion in climate and clean energy programs.

A year on, the IRA has made America the green envy of the world – but there’s more to do

The landmark bill has transformed sentiment among investors and developers to U.S. renewable energy but also laid bare challenges yet to be met, writes Gregory Wetstone.

Report: Urgent, Collaborative Offshore Wind Transmission Planning Needed to Achieve Federal and State Clean Energy Goals

With dozens of offshore wind projects in the pipeline off U.S. shores, federal agencies, states, and grid operators must immediately begin collaborative planning to identify cost-effective transmission solutions to bring that power online, according to a Brattle Group report released today.

30+ Organizations Urge Congress to Support Robust Transmission Funding in FY 2023 Budget 

A diverse coalition of more than 30 clean energy organizations, environmental nonprofits, labor unions, consumer groups, developers and other companies sent a joint letter to Congress today urging robust funding for high-voltage transmission deployment and research in the Department of Energy’s FY 2023 budget.

ACORE Statement on House Passage of the FY 22 Minibus Appropriations Bill

“We applaud today’s House vote in support of the FY 22 minibus appropriations bill. The clean energy investments made at the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), the Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E), and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) will help tackle the climate crisis, accelerate high-impact innovation, and strengthen America’s overall competitiveness at a critical time in the global energy transition…”