ACORE Wins DOE’s Inclusive Energy Innovation Prize

May 24, 2022 ACORE Wins DOE’s Inclusive Energy Innovation Prize WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Department of Energy (DOE) has selected the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) as a winner of the Inclusive Energy Innovation Prize, a “first-of-its-kind competition designed to support entrepreneurship and innovation in communities historically underserved in federal climate and energy technology funding.”…

ACORE Applauds President Biden’s Renomination of FERC Chair Richard Glick

May 20, 2022 ACORE Applauds President Biden’s Renomination of FERC Chair Richard Glick Statement from Gregory Wetstone, ACORE President & CEO:  “Richard Glick has been exceptionally effective as Chair of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), and we are thrilled to see him renominated. He has an in-depth understanding of the regulatory barriers facing the transition…

ISO-NE Delays MOPR Elimination Hindering Cost-Effective Clean Energy

February 7, 2022 ISO-NE Delays MOPR Elimination Hindering Cost-Effective Clean Energy  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last Thursday, the New England Power Pool (NEPOOL) Participant’s Committee voted in support of the ISO-New England (ISO-NE)’s recommendation to delay the removal of the Minimum Offer Price Rule (MOPR) by another two years, until 2025. This action represents a reversal…

New Report Proposes Improvements to Ensure Reliable Electricity

November 23, 2021 New Report Proposes Improvements to Ensure Reliable Electricity Report represents the consensus view of the U.S. renewable energy industry WASHINGTON, D.C. – A new report released today integrates legal, technical, economic and institutional considerations into a set of recommended reforms that will help enable low-cost, reliable power service across the various U.S.…

Institutional Investors Urge Caution as Texas Considers Long-Term Electric Market Design Proposals

November 23, 2021 Institutional Investors Urge Caution as Texas Considers Long-Term Electric Market Design Proposals WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a letter sent today to the Commissioners of the Public Utility Commission of Texas, the U.S. Partnership for Renewable Energy Finance (PREF) called for a more thorough analysis of the market design options now under consideration…

ACORE Congratulates Willie Phillips on Senate Confirmation to FERC

November 16, 2021 ACORE Congratulates Willie Phillips on Senate Confirmation to FERC Statement From Gregory Wetstone, President and CEO of the American Council on Renewable Energy: “ACORE congratulates Willie Phillips on his unanimous confirmation to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). Mr. Phillips is highly qualified, with a deep legal understanding of the issues at…

ACORE Welcomes FERC Nominee Willie Phillips, Calls for Quick Confirmation

September 9, 2021 ACORE Welcomes FERC Nominee Willie Phillips, Calls for Quick Confirmation   WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Biden today announced his intent to nominate Willie Phillips, Chairman of the District of Columbia Public Service Commission, to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). Following is a statement from Gregory Wetstone, President and CEO of the…

Institutional Investors Call on Texas Leaders to Ensure a Level Playing Field for All Energy Resources, Scrap Anti-Renewable Proposals

August 9, 2021 Institutional Investors Call on Texas Leaders to Ensure a Level Playing Field for All Energy Resources, Scrap Anti-Renewable Proposals   WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a letter sent today to the Governor of Texas Greg Abbott, Chairman of the Public Utility Commission of Texas Peter Lake, and other Texas legislative and regulatory leaders, the…