ACORE Statement on FERC’s Actions on Interconnection and Reliability

June 16, 2022 ACORE Statement on FERC’s Actions on Interconnection and Reliability WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)’s initiation of several important proceedings today, American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE)’s President and CEO Gregory Wetstone issued the following statement:“ACORE applauds the Commission for taking critical steps to improve the transmission…

30+ Organizations Urge Congress to Support Robust Transmission Funding in FY 2023 Budget 

April 29, 2022 30+ Organizations Urge Congress to Support Robust Transmission Funding in FY 2023 Budget  WASHINGTON, D.C. – A diverse coalition of more than 30 clean energy organizations, environmental nonprofits, labor unions, consumer groups, developers and other companies sent a joint letter to Congress today urging robust funding for high-voltage transmission deployment and research in the…

ACORE Statement on FERC’s Action on Electric Regional Transmission Planning and Cost Allocation

April 21, 2022 ACORE Statement on FERC’s Action on Electric Regional Transmission Planning and Cost Allocation WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)’s decision today to initiate a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to reform the Commission’s electric regional transmission planning and cost allocation requirements, American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE)’s…

New Report Finds Significant Benefits from Upgrading Existing U.S. Transmission Grid

March 15, 2022 New Report Finds Significant Benefits from Upgrading Existing U.S. Transmission Grid Installing Advanced Conductors on 50,000 Miles of Existing Transmission Would Save Consumers at Least $140 Billion Over the Next Decade   WASHINGTON, D.C. – A new report released today finds that reconductoring and rebuilding existing transmission pathways using Advanced Conductors can…

American Council on Renewable Energy Marks One Year Anniversary of Winter Storm Uri

February 15, 2022 American Council on Renewable Energy Marks One Year Anniversary of Winter Storm Uri  WASHINGTON, D.C. – One year after Winter Storm Uri caused widespread blackouts across Texas, leaving millions without power, American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) President and CEO Gregory Wetstone issued the following statement: “One year ago, Texans were failed…

ACORE Statement on Biden-⁠Harris Administration Actions to Deploy Clean Energy, Create Jobs and Lower Costs for Consumers

January 12, 2022 ACORE Statement on Biden-⁠Harris Administration Actions to Deploy Clean Energy, Create Jobs and Lower Costs for Consumers Statement From Gregory Wetstone, President and CEO of the American Council on Renewable Energy: “We applaud the Biden-Harris Administration on taking several bold actions today to deliver the clean energy Americans want and deserve, including…

President Biden Signs Bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

November 15, 2021 President Biden Signs Bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act Statement From Gregory Wetstone, President and CEO of the American Council on Renewable Energy: “Enactment today of the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act puts in motion critical upgrades to our nation’s antiquated electric transmission infrastructure, an essential component of achieving a modern…

ACORE Statement on House Action on the Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal and Rule for the Build Back Better Act

November 6, 2021 ACORE Statement on House Action on the Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal and Rule for the Build Back Better Act Statement From Gregory Wetstone, President and CEO of the American Council on Renewable Energy: “Tonight’s House action on the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act and the rule for the Build Back Better Act…

ACORE Statement on House Energy & Commerce Committee Action to Advance Clean Energy and Transmission Priorities in the Build Back Better Act 

September 14, 2021 ACORE Statement on House Energy & Commerce Committee Action to Advance Clean Energy and Transmission Priorities in the Build Back Better Act Statement From Gregory Wetstone, President and CEO of the American Council on Renewable Energy “We commend the Energy and Commerce Committee for advancing its important clean energy and transmission contributions…