Category: Press Releases

New Report: Better Analysis of Transmission Benefits Enables Low-Cost Clean Energy

August 9, 2022 New Report: Better Analysis of Transmission Benefits Enables Low-Cost Clean Energy Midwest Grid Operator’s Leading Practices Highlighted, Areas for Improvement Identified   WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following the Midcontinent Independent System Operator’s (MISO) recent approval of 18 new transmission lines, the largest transmission expansion to enable low-cost clean energy in U.S. history, the…

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New Report: Better Analysis of Transmission Benefits Enables Low-Cost Clean Energy

August 9, 2022 New Report: Better Analysis of Transmission Benefits Enables Low-Cost Clean Energy Midwest Grid Operator’s Leading Practices Highlighted, Areas for Improvement Identified   WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following the Midcontinent Independent System Operator’s (MISO) recent approval of 18 new transmission lines, the largest transmission expansion to enable low-cost clean energy in U.S. history, the…

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ACORE Statement on Senate Passage of the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022

August 7, 2022 ACORE Statement on Senate Passage of the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 Statement From Gregory Wetstone, President and CEO of the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE):   WASHINGTON, D.C. – “The finish line is now clearly within reach. The Senate’s passage of the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 is a historic…

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The Community Reinvestment Act Should Include Renewable Energy Investment

August 5, 2022 The Community Reinvestment Act Should Include Renewable Energy Investment ACORE Proposes Changes to the CRA to Enhance Energy Equity WASHINGTON, D.C. – In comments submitted today to the Federal Reserve, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) is recommending renewable energy investment…

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ACORE Statement on the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022

July 27, 2022 ACORE Statement on the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 Statement From Gregory Wetstone, President and CEO of the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE): “It appears that Congress is finally rising to meet the climate challenge. We are still waiting to review the legislation, but we are hopeful that the provisions in…

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ACORE Applauds President Biden’s Executive Actions on Climate, Urges Legislative Action

July 20, 2022 ACORE Applauds President Biden’s Executive Actions on Climate, Urges Legislative Action Statement From Jose Zayas, Executive Vice President of Policy and Programs at the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE): “We agree with the President’s remarks that climate change is a clear and present danger. Today’s executive actions are a meaningful step toward addressing the climate…

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ACORE Statement on House Energy and Water Appropriations Bill

July 20, 2022 ACORE Statement on House Energy and Water Appropriations Bill WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following is a statement from Jose Zayas, Executive Vice President of Policy and Programs at the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE), on the Fiscal Year 2023 Energy and Water appropriations bill, which was passed today by the House of…

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ACORE Statement on Senate Budget Reconciliation Negotiations

July 15, 2022 ACORE Statement on Senate Budget Reconciliation Negotiations Statement from Gregory Wetstone, President and CEO of the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE):  “Assuming the reports are true, this is a difficult blow to prospects for enacting comprehensive climate legislation that the American people want and scientists say we desperately need. However, we…

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ACORE Statement on the Reinforcing the Grid Against Extreme Weather Act

July 14, 2022 ACORE Statement on the Reinforcing the Grid Against Extreme Weather Act Statement from Gregory Wetstone, President and CEO of the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE):  “As our nation continues to experience increasingly frequent extreme weather events, expanding the transmission connections between regions is critical.  The U.S. currently lacks sufficient transfer capacity…

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ACORE Statement on Supreme Court’s West Virginia v. EPA Ruling

June 30, 2022 ACORE Statement on Supreme Court’s West Virginia v. EPA Ruling Statement from Gregory Wetstone, President and CEO of the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE):  “We are deeply concerned about today’s Supreme Court ruling and its broader repercussions. At a time when we should be using the most powerful tools in our…

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