Press Releases by Year

2019

ACORE Welcomes New Members to its Board of Directors

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 1, 2019 ACORE Welcomes New Members to its Board of Directors Senior Leaders from Goldman Sachs and GE Join Board of National Renewable Energy Organization   WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE), the nation’s premier pan-renewable organization, today announced the appointment of two new members to…

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ACORE Statement on ARPA-E Reauthorization Act of 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 30, 2019 Statement from Gregory Wetstone, President and CEO of the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) “We commend Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson for the introduction of the ARPA-E Reauthorization Act of 2019 and her continued role as a champion for clean energy innovation. The ARPA-E program provides critical research and…

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ACORE Statement on Passage of H.B. 6 in Ohio

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 23, 2019 Statement from Gregory Wetstone, President and CEO of the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) “At a time when the nation is accelerating its transition to affordable, pollution-free renewable power, this legislation goes in precisely the wrong direction with a bailout of aging and uneconomic coal and nuclear plants,…

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ACORE Recognizes Sen. Thune as a Renewable Energy Champion

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 18, 2019 WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) presented U.S. Sen. John Thune (R-SD) with its Renewable Energy Champion Award today, an honor the organization bestows annually on the sector’s strongest supporters of policies to promote renewable energy growth and investment. “Sen. Thune has been a longtime…

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ACORE: House Extenders Package a “Modest Start”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 18, 2019 Extenders Mark Missing Energy Storage ITC and Other Achievable Climate Priorities   Statement from Gregory Wetstone, President and CEO of the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE): “The House Ways and Means Committee extenders mark is a modest start to a really important near-term opportunity. While an extra year…

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ACORE Statement on the Financing Our Energy Future Act

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 13, 2019 Statement from Gregory Wetstone, President and CEO of the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE)   “We welcome the introduction of the Financing Our Energy Future Act, which would help level the playing field in capital markets by making master limited partnerships available to renewable energy technologies.…

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ACORE Statement on the “BEST Act”

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 22, 2019 Statement from Gregory Wetstone, President and CEO of the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE)   WASHINGTON, D.C. – “We congratulate Senators Collins, Heinrich and all of the other cosponsors on their bipartisan legislation to fund important energy storage research. This effort will help drive innovation and…

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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., March 13, 2019 – “We are deeply disappointed by the Administration’s FY 2020 budget request. There is no credible rationale for repealing critical renewable energy programs that have created hundreds of thousands of American jobs and always enjoyed broad, bipartisan…

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2018

ACORE Statement on the Energy Provisions in U.S. House Ways and Means Committee’s Tax Legislation

Statement by Todd Foley, Senior Vice President, Policy & Government Affairs, American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) Washington, D.C., November 27, 2018 – “We’re encouraged that Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) has acknowledged the lack of parity for expired renewable energy incentives that apply to geothermal, hydropower, closed and open-loop biomass, and marine hydro-kinetic power generation. However,…

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ACORE Statement on the PJM Fuel Security Study

Statement by Todd Foley, ACORE Senior Vice President, Policy & Government Affairs Washington, D.C., November 1, 2018 – “While not a surprise, the biggest takeaway for anyone reading the fuel security report is that PJM found no reliability concerns. This was true even in the most extreme cases, where PJM contemplated a perfect storm scenario…

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New ACORE Forum Seeks to Advance Renewable Energy Integration in the U.S. Electric Power System

Renewable Energy Grid Forum will highlight the most pressing policy, regulatory, planning, and market design challenges and opportunities for wind, solar, hydro, transmission, demand response, blockchain, storage and more WHAT: Produced by the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE), the inaugural Renewable Energy Grid Forum — November 8, 2018 in San Francisco­­ – will bring…

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ACORE Statement on Governor Brown’s Signage of Historic 100 Percent Clean Energy Bill

Statement by Gregory Wetstone, President & Chief Executive Officer, American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) Washington, D.C., September 10, 2018 – “We commend Governor Jerry Brown, state legislators and the people of California for this historic step towards the carbon-free grid we need to protect our climate. This ground-breaking measure will bring enormous economic benefits to…

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ACORE Announces New Members to its Board of Directors

Senior Leaders from J.P. Morgan, Goldman Sachs and Invenergy Join Board of National Renewable Energy Organization Washington D.C., July 11, 2018– The American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE), a national business group made up of companies that finance, develop, manufacture and use all forms of renewable energy, today announced the appointment of three new members…

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Premier Finance Event Brings Global Players Together to Push Forward U.S. Renewable Development

Senior Investors, Executives to Examine the Vehicles for Financing Renewable Market Expansion WHAT: Now in its 15th year, Renewable Energy Finance Forum-Wall Street (REFF-Wall Street) will gather a premier cross-section of the global renewable business community on June 19-20 in NYC to assess the state of play for renewable energy finance, development, innovation and policy across…

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ACORE Statement on the 2018 Omnibus Spending Bill

Statement by Gregory Wetstone, American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE), President and Chief Executive Officer   Washington, D.C., March 22, 2018 – “The omnibus funding agreement for 2018 reflects the bipartisan support enjoyed by renewable energy and advanced grid technologies, with increases in funding for cutting-edge research that will help keep America competitive in the booming…

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America’s Renewable Energy Industry to Gather for Annual ACORE Policy Forum

Policymakers and Business Leaders to Reflect on Monumental Shifts in Federal Energy Policy While Discussing Pathways for Continued Clean Energy Growth   WHAT: The American Council on Renewable Energy’s (ACORE) annual Renewable Energy Policy Forum (March 14, 2018 – Washington, D.C.) convenes industry leaders and policymakers to discuss energy and tax policy, debate pressing issues in…

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American Council on Renewable Energy Announces Transition in Board Chair

BlackRock’s Head of Renewable Power Succeeds Dan Reicher of Stanford University after a 10-Year Tenure Washington, D.C., March 6, 2018 – The American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) today announced that David Giordano, Managing Director at BlackRock Alternative Investments, will become chair of the organization’s Board of Directors at its June board meeting. Giordano succeeds Dan…

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ACORE Statement on the Administration’s Framework for Rebuilding Infrastructure in America

Statement by Gregory Wetstone, President and CEO, American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE)   Washington, D.C. Feb. 12, 2018 – “The president’s proposed infrastructure plan is intended to leverage public capital to attract private investment, but it fails to build on the momentum generated by the largest source of private sector infrastructure investment for the past seven…

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ACORE Statement on FERC Order Terminating Proposed Grid Reliability and Resilience Pricing Rule

Statement by Gregory Wetstone, President and CEO, American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE)   Washington, D.C. Jan. 8, 2018 – “We are pleased that in today’s final action the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) declined to move forward with the Department of Energy’s proposed subsidy for coal and nuclear power, embarking instead on a new process seeking…

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2017

Clean Energy Leaders Statement on Passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act in U.S. Senate

Joint statement by: Gregory Wetstone, President and CEO, American Council on Renewable (ACORE) Tom Kiernan, CEO, American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) Matthew Mallioux, Director, American Conservation Coalition (ACC) Heather Reams, Managing Director, Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES) Mark Pischea, President, Conservative Energy Network (CEN) Mark Fleming, President and CEO, Conservatives for Clean Energy (CCE)…

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ACORE, AWEA, CRES and SEIA Submit Joint Letter Calling on Senate to Repair Provisions that Undermine Renewable Energy in the Senate Tax Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. Nov. 29, 2017 – The American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) together with the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions and Solar Energy Industries Associations (SEIA) today submitted a joint letter to the U.S. Senate raising urgent concerns with the Base Erosion Anti-Abuse Tax (BEAT) provisions in the Senate…

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Energy Industry Associations Tell FERC that DOE Proposal to Subsidize Coal, Nuclear Power Plants is Unsupported by Record, Would Throw a Costly Wrench into Electricity Markets

Joint filing from broad array of groups takes aim at financial “Beneficiaries” as the only entities to support the DOE proposal – and whose filings fail to establish that the proposed subsidies are needed or legally valid   WASHINGTON, D.C. Nov. 7, 2017 – A diverse group of a dozen energy industry associations representing oil,…

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ACORE Statement on H.R. 4137, the ‘Renewable Electricity Tax Credit Equalization Act’

 Statement by Gregory Wetstone, President and CEO, and Todd Foley, Senior Vice President, Policy & Government Affairs, American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE)   Washington, D.C., October 26, 2017 – “We commend Representative Stefanik for introducing a bill that would extend the tax credits for several important sources of renewable energy power generation. This legislation…

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ACORE Statement on the Reintroduction of the Master Limited Partnerships Parity Act

Statement by Gregory Wetstone, American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE), President and Chief Executive Officer   Washington, D.C., October 25, 2017 – “We commend Senator Chris Coons (D-DE) and Jerry Moran (R-KS) for their leadership in once again introducing this important legislation to level the playing field and promote greater private investment in our nation’s renewable…

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Energy Industry Associations File Comments with FERC Opposing Rule Proposed by Energy Secretary Perry to Subsidize Coal, Nuclear Power Plants

Joint filing says DOE proposal would “prop up uneconomic generation that is unable to compete and not otherwise needed for reliability”   WASHINGTON, D.C. October 23, 2017 – A diverse group of 12 energy industry associations representing oil, natural gas, wind, solar, efficiency, and other energy technologies today submitted comments to the Federal Energy Regulatory…

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ACORE Statement to the International Trade Commission in Favor of a Recommendation of Non-Restrictive Trade Remedies

Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by Gregory Wetstone, President and CEO, American Council on Renewable Energy   WASHINGTON, October 3, 2017 – “I am Greg Wetstone, president and CEO of the American Council on Renewable Energy. ACORE represents hundreds of leading companies from across the renewable energy sector, including key U.S. companies active in solar…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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National Renewable Energy Groups Urge Support for Department of Energy Programs Facing Severe Proposed Cuts in Fiscal Year 2018 Budget

WASHINGTON, June 13, 2017 – Five national business groups representing diverse renewable energy technologies, developers, financiers and Fortune 500 buyers released a letter today requesting that Congress fund programs that have helped support job creation, economic growth and our country’s dominant technological position in electric power and renewable energy research and development.   The letter…

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Media Advisory: Renewable Energy Finance Forum-Wall Street (REFF-WS) Returns for its 14th Year

MEDIA ADVISORY  May 31, 2017 Media Contact: Anna Hahnemann, ACORE hahnemann@acore.org; (202) 777-7548   Renewable Energy Finance Forum-Wall Street (REFF-WS) Returns for its 14th Year Financial, Policy and Industry Leaders to Explore Impact of New Policy Agendas on Growth Trajectory   WHAT: REFF-Wall Street, the premier renewable energy financing event in the U.S. will take placeJune…

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ACORE Statement on Trump Administration’s Proposed Budget Cut to Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

Statement by Gregory Wetstone, ACORE President and Chief Executive Officer   WASHINGTON, May 24, 2017 – “We believe the proposed budget cuts to the Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) would seriously jeopardize America’s leadership position in cutting-edge research on new energy technologies and harm our overall competitiveness in a…

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National Business Groups Send U.S. Dept. of Energy Analyses Showing Diverse Energy Sources Protect Electric Reliability

WASHINGTON, DC, Tuesday, May 16, 2017 — Today four national business groups representing the range of advanced and renewable energy companies in the United States submitted materials to U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry to inform the energy market study he called for last month. The four groups developed separate analyses, based on existing sources and…

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ACORE Statement on Technology-Neutral Energy Tax Reform Proposal Introduced by Senator Wyden

Statement by Todd Foley, ACORE Senior Vice President, Policy & Government Affairs   WASHINGTON, May 4, 2017 – “We commend Senator Wyden for his leadership in introducing a technology neutral energy tax reform proposal encouraging private sector investment in the nation’s energy infrastructure, including the electricity sector. The proposal would reward system performance, emissions reduction…

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American Council On Renewable Energy Statement Regarding Department of Energy’s Planned Study of the U.S. Electric Grid

Statement by Gregory Wetstone, ACORE President and Chief Executive Officer    WASHINGTON, April 17, 2017 – “We’re puzzled that the Department of Energy is launching a new study based on the premise that renewable energy policies are accelerating the decline of coal and nuclear plants, or somehow undermining grid resilience. Numerous studies have demonstrated otherwise,…

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Clean Energy Coalition Supports Proposed FERC Revision of Interconnection Process

WASHINGTON, DC, April 13, 2017 — A coalition of clean energy groups voiced their support today for proposed interconnection changes by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to improve the efficiency and transparency of interconnection requests and remove barriers to renewable energy development. The following are comments made by representatives of clean energy and emerging…

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American Council On Renewable Energy Statement on Executive Order Detailing Intention to Review Clean Power Plan Regulations

Statement by Greg Wetstone, ACORE President and Chief Executive Officer    WASHINGTON, March 28, 2017 – “There is no denying that long-term investment in the nation’s renewable energy infrastructure would have benefited from Clean Power Plan’s 2030 objectives. The near-term reality, however, is that today’s executive order is unlikely to impact the booming growth in…

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National Renewable Energy Policy Forum Charts Path for Policy Progress and Continued Market Expansion

 Public Officials and Industry Leaders Examine Challenges and Opportunities    WASHINGTON, March 16, 2017 – A diverse mix of elected leaders, senior congressional staffers, industry executives, investors and renewable energy advocates convened at the National Renewable Energy Policy Forum to discuss the most significant policy and finance issues facing the renewable energy industry in the context of…

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American Council On Renewable Energy Honors Industry Leaders at Fifteenth Anniversary Gala

Amazon, National Renewable Energy Laboratory and Google Awarded for Renewable Energy Innovation and Industry Impact   WASHINGTON, March 15, 2017 – The American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE), a national non-profit organization dedicated to leading the transition to a renewable energy economy, celebrated its fifteen year anniversary by hosting a gala event at the Ronald Reagan Building…

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Media Advisory: National Renewable Energy Policy Forum

MEDIA ADVISORY  March 7, 2017 Media Contact: Anna Hahnemann, ACORE hahnemann@acore.org; (202) 777-7548   Future of Renewables in Focus at Annual ACORE Policy Forum Industry leaders, elected officials to discuss impact of new political, policy agendas on sector   Washington, DC – On March 16, executives from across the renewable energy sector will join bipartisan elected…

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Over 3 Million in U.S. Now Work for Clean Energy

National business groups, citing government statistics, say jobs providing cleaner energy options equal those in retail stores, twice those in building construction   For Immediate Release – February 22, 2017 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, national business groups representing the range and breadth of clean energy companies in the United States cheered government statistics showing their…

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The American Council On Renewable Energy Applauds Maryland’s Renewable Energy Leadership

Maryland Legislature Overrides Governor’s Veto, Approving Expansion of the State’s Renewable Portfolio Standard   For Immediate Release – February 3, 2017 Washington, D.C. – The Maryland Senate, following similar action by the House earlier this week, voted to override Governor Larry Hogan’s veto of legislation to increase the use of renewable energy in the state.…

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2016

The American Council On Renewable Energy Praises Google’s 100% Renewable Energy Achievement

Google Purchases Enough Renewable Energy To Match Its Global Operations in 2017   For Immediate Release – December 6, 2016 Washington, D.C.—The American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE) applauds Google on today’s announcement that the company will reach its goal of powering its global operations – including data centers and offices – with 100% renewable…

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The American Council On Renewable Energy Announces New Members to its Board of Directors

Senior executives from energy, finance sectors to assume leadership role at renewables organization   For Immediate Release – November 15, 2016 Washington, D.C. — The American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) announced the election of five new members to its Board of Directors. The newly elected members include major players from the financial, renewable energy industries,…

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ACORE Statement On The Presidential Election Results

Statement of Gregory Wetstone, President & CEO, American Council On Renewable Energy   For Immediate Release – November 9, 2016 Washington, D.C. – “The American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE) stands ready to work with the Trump Administration and Congress to keep America’s renewable energy industry strong.  With hundreds of thousands of American jobs, and U.S.…

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Media Advisory: ACORE Finance West 2016

MEDIA ADVISORY  October 10, 2016 ACORE Finance West Media Contact: Anna Hahnemann, ACORE hahnemann@acore.org; (202) 777-7548 Western U.S. Market for Renewables in Focus at ACORE FInance West Financiers, CEOs & corporate purchasers to confront key issues facing sector   San Francisco, CA – On November 1, 2016, major renewable energy investors, developers and purchasers will gather…

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The American Council On Renewable Energy Commemorates the Life and Work of Lt. Col. William C. Holmberg

For Immediate Release – September 9, 2016 Washington, D.C. – It is with deep sadness that the American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE) observes the passing of retired Marine Lt. Col. William “Bill” Holmberg. He was 88. Holmberg was a longtime friend and co-founder of ACORE and a steadfast champion for the renewable energy industry. At various times…

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The American Council On Renewable Energy Commends New York State for its 50% Renewable Portfolio Standard Increase

State Public Service Commission approves measure to procure half of New York’s power from renewable energy resources by 2030.   For Immediate Release – August 2, 2016 Washington, D.C. – The American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE) applauds the state of New York and the New York Public Service Commission (PSC) for its just-approved energy policy to procure…

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ACORE Releases Industry Insights on Corporate Renewable Energy Procurement

Authored by industry leaders, the report offers insights to simplify corporate renewable procurement processes and provide realistic options for players across the economy.   For Immediate Release – June 30, 2016 Washington, D.C. – The American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE) released a new resource for companies interested in procuring renewable energy in the United States.…

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The American Council On Renewable Energy Announces New Members To Its Board Of Directors

For Immediate Release – June 28, 2016 Washington, D.C. – The American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) is pleased to announce new members of its 2016 Board of Directors: Susan Nickey, Managing Director, Hannon Armstrong; Jim Spencer, President and CEO, EverPower Wind Holdings, Inc.; Patrick Woodson, Chairman, E.ON North America. “It’s my pleasure to welcome these highly qualified individuals to…

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REFF-Wall Street: The Financial and Renewable Energy Industries Combine to Celebrate Growth and Plan for the Future

At the premier renewable energy financing event of the year, Wall Street professionals, policymakers, project developers, and corporate buyers share ideas and deal opportunities for the modern energy industry.   For Immediate Release – June 23, 2016 New York, NY – The 13th annual Renewable Energy Finance Forum-Wall Street (REFF-Wall Street) concluded after two days of in-depth discussion,…

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The American Council On Renewable Energy Celebrates the Signing of the Paris Agreement

For Immediate Release – April 22, 2016 Washington, D.C. – Today, at a United Nations ceremony in New York, Secretary of State John Kerry signed the Paris climate deal that resulted from global negotiations at December’s COP21. This steps moves the United States closer to bringing the agreement into force and marks an important unification of nations to collectively…

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The American Council On Renewable Energy Announces New Members Appointed to its Board of Directors

For Immediate Release – March 24, 2016 Washington, D.C. – The American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) is pleased to announce new members of its 2016 Board of Directors: Frank Armijo, Vice President, Lockheed Martin Energy; Skip Grow, Managing Director, Morgan Stanley; and Shannon Kellogg, Director of Public Policy, Amazon. “I am delighted to welcome our Board members,” said Gregory…

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The American Council On Renewable Energy Praises Governors’ Accord for a New Energy Future

Bipartisan group of 17 Governors sign clean energy agreement to secure a prosperous future for the country   For Immediate Release – February 17, 2016 Washington, D.C. – The American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE) applauds the bipartisan group of 17 governors that recently signed the Governors’ Accord for a New Energy Future and for their leadership on renewable…

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The American Council On Renewable Energy Announces 2016 Board Of Directors Election Results

For Immediate Release – January 20, 2016 Washington, D.C. – The American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE) is pleased to announce its 2016 Board of Directors election results: Joseph Desmond, Senior Vice President of Marketing & Government Affairs, Bright Source Energy and Matt Ferguson, Counsel, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP were reelected to the board. The board also welcomes new members Mona Dajani, Partner, Baker…

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2015

ACORE’s New Leadership Applauds Tax Deal

Incoming President and CEO Greg Wetstone praises legislation for renewable energy   For Immediate Release – December 16, 2015 Washington D.C. – In response to today’s joint tax extenders-omnibus deal, reached in an overwhelming bipartisan manner by both the House and Senate, ACORE’s leadership applauded the deal for renewable energy. “Congress is taking an important step…

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Gregory Wetstone to be New President and CEO at the American Council On Renewable Energy

Brings long history of leadership promoting renewable energy   For Immediate Release – December 14, 2015 Washington D.C. – The American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE) announced today that its Board of Directors has unanimously selected Gregory Wetstone to become the organization’s President and Chief Executive Officer, effective January 1, 2016. “Greg’s experience, vision and history…

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At REFF-West Private and Public Leaders Explore Future of Renewable Energy Capital Markets as Industry Matures and Evolves

Over 50 speakers and 250 attendees analyze the financing and policy challenges surrounding renewables, storage and the future of energy in the western U.S.   For Immediate Release – November 9, 2015 San Francisco, CA – The 8th Annual Renewable Energy Finance Forum-West (REFF-West), the premier renewable energy finance event in the western U.S, gathered energy and finance experts…

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ACORE Releases Public Policy Insights and Recommendations for Renewable Energy

Policy Pack recaps ACORE’s 2015 Renewable Energy Policy Forum recommendations; warns of a serious market cliff for new investments absent policy action by Congress    For Immediate Release – July 1, 2015  Washington, D.C. – As the Obama administration announces a 20 percent national goal for renewable electricity generation by 2030, today the American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE)…

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At REFF-Wall Street, Industry Leaders Highlight the Maturation of Renewable Energy Capital Markets as Traditional Energy Sectors Transform

Speakers and attendees of the premier renewable energy financing event explore the next phase of clean energy financing from community-scale projects to storage to new utility business models   For Immediate Release – June 26, 2015 New York, NY – At the Renewable Energy Finance Forum-Wall Street (REFF-Wall Street), hosted by the American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE) and…

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ACORE Forum Highlights Key Role of Policy in Driving Renewable Energy Growth

Congressional leaders join industry executives in discussing their commitment to the next generation of American renewable energy   For Immediate Release – April 23, 2015 Washington, D.C. – The American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE) brought together champions for renewable energy from industry and government at its annual National Renewable Energy Policy Forum. The Forum…

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Senator Grassley to Keynote 2015 National Renewable Energy Policy Forum

For Immediate Release — March 17, 2015 Washington D.C. — Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa will headline the 2015 National Renewable Energy Policy Forum hosted by the American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE) in Washington, D.C. on April 23. Sen. Grassley continues his career-long work as a champion of renewable energy technologies to secure a prosperous economic future for Iowans and…

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The American Council On Renewable Energy Announces 2015 Board Of Directors Election Results

Dan Reicher, Judy Siegel, Cathy Snyder, Rolf Gibbels and Steve Morgan reelected to serve five year terms. February 3, 2015 – Washington, D.C. – The American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE) is pleased to announce its 2015 Board of Directors election results: Dan Reicher, Stanford University; Judy Siegel, Energy & Security Group; Cathy Snyder, Lockheed Martin; Rolf Gibbels,…

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