September 29 -- Speakers at the 5th annual >>View ArticleFinance Forum (REFF-West) focused on the major challenges facing the alternative and landscape in the U.S. The conference was held in San Francisco, CA on September 27 - 28 and drew senior financiers, investors and clean energy executives from North America, including the private sector, government, and various players in the industry.
September 5 -- As the premiere cleantech conference of the South, the Savannah International Clean Energy Conference (SICEC), November 11 -13, is set to bring international exposure to Georgia and highlight the regions clean technology strengths. >>View Article
September 10 -- On 9/11 the nonprofit Alliance for Sustainable Colorado will hold its 2012 Heroes of Sustainability Award and fundraiser honoring Vice Admiral Dennis McGinn (USN, Retired), President of the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE). >>View Article
September 12 -- The Republican and Democratic National Conventions mark the beginning of the end for the 2012 presidential campaign and – one hopes – the end of a regrettable chapter in American politics: a time when supporting real economic growth by encouraging American entrepreneurs became less important than throwing political punches. >>View Article
September 14 -- RETECH is the American Council on Renewable Energy’s premier trade gathering of the all-renewable energy industry in the United States.The event offers an unparalleled opportunity to network with industry leaders and forward-thinking, focused organizations with a global view. This three-day technology conference and exhibition features a trade show and six tracks of top CEO-led business conference sessions by technology, as well as multiple business-to-business side events. >>View Article
August 29 -- The Alliance for Sustainable Colorado is pleased to announce Vice Admiral Dennis McGinn, President and CEO of the American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE), is the 2012 Hero of Sustainability Awardrecipient. “We are honored to recognize Vice Admiral McGinn as our 2012 Hero of Sustainability,” said Joanne Keys, the Executive Director of the Alliance. “Vice Admiral McGinn has been one of the nation’s top experts on the deep connections among sustainability, national security and energy and has been a driver in getting the Department of Defense to implement sustainability practices.” >>View Article
January 9 -- CLAIM: The PTC is a government subsidy that doesn’t really help the wind industry grow and hasn’t resulted in jobs or economic activity since its inception. Get the facts>>
January 9 -- After years of strong growth in green energy, the coming clashes between Congress and President Barack Obama are already prompting a sober outlook for one of the nation's leading renewable energy and efficiency advocacy coalitions. >>View Article
For Immediate Release – January 2, 2013
Washington, DC -The American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE) applauds the one year extension of the 2.2¢/kWh tax credit for wind that was included in the fiscal cliff deal passed by the House last night. The extension creates more market certainty and includes language that allows renewable energy projects that “start construction” as opposed to being “in service” in 2013 to claim the PTC. This effective change in deadline is critical to the wind industry, as well as the hydropower, geothermal, biomass and waste-to-energy industries as it takes into account the long-term time horizons required to complete projects.
SAN FRANCISCO--(Renewable Energy Finance Forum (REFF)-West hosted by the American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE) and Euromoney Energy Events in San Francisco, CA this week brought together over 350 investors, industry executives and policy makers for an engaging discussion on the state of the renewable energy industry, public policy, financial markets and corporate strategy in the renewable energy sector. During the two-day session, the 55 speakers and panelists expressed a call to action to those in the industry to continue developing financing solutions that promote growth and job creation in the domestic renewable energy industry.)--The fifth annual