WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE), a national nonprofit organization that unites finance, policy and technology to accelerate the transition to a renewable energy economy, is proudly celebrating twenty years of impactful advocacy on behalf of the renewable energy industry in 2022.
Over two decades, ACORE has become the focal point for collaborative advocacy across the renewable energy sector, supported by members spanning renewable energy technologies and constituencies, including developers, manufacturers, top financial institutions, major corporate renewable energy buyers, grid technology providers, utilities, professional service firms, academic institutions and allied nonprofit groups. In 2021, more than 90 percent of the booming utility-scale renewable growth in this country was financed, developed, owned or contracted for by ACORE members.
“Since ACORE’s founding in 2001, nearly 260 gigawatts of renewable energy have been deployed in the United States and the renewable energy sector has attracted nearly $600 billion in private investment,” said ACORE President and CEO Gregory Wetstone. “As the industry has grown, renewable energy has more than doubled its share of U.S. energy generation, and our clean energy workforce now boasts over 500,000 Americans and counting. ACORE is proud to have played an important role in this extraordinary growth, and we are grateful to the engaged membership that has been critical to the organization’s effectiveness. We are also thankful to our 20th Anniversary sponsor, Covington, for their support. We look forward to the next twenty years of collaborative effort on behalf of the renewable energy sector, delivering the carbon-free electricity Americans want and scientists say we need to avoid the worst impacts of climate change.”
Click HERE to read ACORE’s 2021 Annual Report.
For more than 20 years, the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) has been the nation’s premier pan-renewable nonprofit organization. ACORE unites finance, policy and technology to accelerate the transition to a renewable energy economy. For more information, please visit www.acore.org.
Blake McCarren, Communications Manager, ACORE
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Alex Hobson, Vice President of Communications, ACORE
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