ACORE’s Partnership for Renewable Energy Finance (PREF) program focuses on capital formation and investment in the renewable sector. PREF is the nation’s most credible educational resource on renewable energy finance. The group educates federal and state stakeholders on market developments and sector finance trends through reports and rigorous analysis. Members include financial institutions and renewable energy companies.


  • Assess the impact of federal and state policies on renewable energy investment
  • Unlock capital flows to achieve $1 trillion of private investment between 2018 and 2030


  • PREF Outreach Days: Members convene in Washington, D.C. and in strategically selected states to meet with key elected and appointed officials, regulatory agencies and other important policymakers.
  • Data & Analysis: PREF contributes to white papers and issue briefs with detailed information about renewable energy finance and the impacts of specific policies.
  • Strategy Sessions: PREF hosts an annual meeting in New York and regular check-ins and working group sessions on new developments in the market, policy priorities and overall program strategy and direction.

Focus Areas

  • Tax Policy
  • Infrastructure Investment
  • Power Markets
  • Siting and Permitting
  • Corporate Procurement
  • Market Drivers