German PV-storage system outlook

Germany’s climate protection law: Opportunities for the storage sector

October 28, 2019 Flérida Regueira Cortizo, Anne Bräutigam Germany Trade & Invest   On October 9, Germany’s Federal Cabinet passed a climate protection law making Germany the first country to adopt a binding roadmap towards greenhouse gas neutrality. It provides legally comprehensive climate targets for the transport, energy, industrial, building, agricultural and waste-management sectors. Several…

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

  July 23, 2019 ACORE Statement on Passage of H.B. 6 in Ohio 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…

Explaining Changing Trends in Cleantech Patent Filing with Kilpatrick Townsend’s Scott McMillan and David Hsu

June 12, 2019 by Tyler Stoff, Policy & Research Manager with ACORE   Patent litigation and prosecution firm Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP and patent consultants GreyB Services recently released their first annual Patenting Trends Study. Their findings documented changes in filing behavior from 2008 – 2018. ACORE staff interviewed Kilpatrick Townsend Partner Scott McMillan…

How Power Market Structures are Driving Demand for Energy Storage Investment

On March 19, ACORE hosted an invite-only, executive meeting in Washington, D.C. to discuss evolving business models for energy storage and hybrid projects. Participants in the event, Aligning Market Incentives to Facilitate Financing and Deployment of Energy Storage, ranged from senior-level financiers to corporate offtakers, utilities, developers and wholesale markets. MISO, ERCOT, PJM and Grid…