New Analysis Reveals How Transmission Planning and Cost Allocation Processes Are Inhibiting Wind and Solar Development

March 25, 2021 New Analysis Reveals How Transmission Planning and Cost Allocation Processes Are Inhibiting Wind and Solar Development WASHINGTON, D.C. — A comprehensive review released today of regional and interregional transmission planning in the Great Plains, Midwest, and Mid-Atlantic shows how the current processes in and between regional transmission organizations (RTOs) are impeding the…

DOL Will Not Enforce Anti-ESG, Trump-Era Rules

March 11, 2021 DOL Will Not Enforce Anti-ESG, Trump-Era Rules WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced Wednesday that it will not be enforcing two rules finalized under the Trump administration in 2020 intended to slow the growth of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investing. Following is a statement from Gregory Wetstone,…

ACORE Welcomes First Cohort of Accelerate Members

March 10, 2021 ACORE Welcomes First Cohort of Accelerate Members WASHINGTON, D.C. — The American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) announced today that 15 companies have been selected to participate in its Accelerate membership program. The first cohort of Accelerate members includes 548 Capital, Clearloop, Full Service Solar LLC, IberSun North America, Lyssy Energy Enterprises,…

ACORE Statement on CLEAN Future Act

March 2, 2021 ACORE Statement on CLEAN Future Act Statement From Gregory Wetstone, President and CEO of the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE): “The CLEAN Future Act reflects the kind of comprehensive legislative approach we will need to start tackling the climate crisis. The inclusion of a federal high-penetration clean energy standard represents one…

ACORE Statement on Heartland Power Outages

February 16, 2021 ACORE Statement on Heartland Power Outages Statement from Gregory Wetstone, President and CEO of the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE): “As electricity generators work feverishly to restore power to millions of Americans, the serious problems on the grid today in Texas and much of the nation’s heartland reinforce the importance of…

ACORE Statement on GREEN Act

February 9, 2021 ACORE Statement on GREEN Act Statement From Gregory Wetstone, President and CEO of the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE): “We support the GREEN Act as an important starting point for the indispensable role that clean energy tax incentives will play as part of a comprehensive federal climate strategy.  It’s high time…