Publications - Markets
2012 Year End Edition (Released April 2013)
The US-China Market Review regularly examines the most significant developments in renewable energy markets, finance, and policy in the U.S. and China. The Review is a product of ACORE's US-China Program (USCP) and the Chinese Renewable Energy Industries Association (CREIA), with expert contributions from ACORE members.
2012 Edition (Released November 2, 2012)
This interactive report provides an executive summary on the status of renewable energy implementation at the state-level. Compiling financial, renewable energy resource potentials, market and policy information in one easily-accessed, online format, the report is intended to be an executive summary for all who are interested in the highlights of the renewable energy sector in every state.
Developed with Advanced Energy Economy (AEE) for the U.S. Military and Renewable Energy Industry Forum Series, these materials intend to educate the private sector about the Department of Defense's growing reliance on renewable energy for mission success. The materials include an infographic, company case studies, and a DoD renewable energy primer.
With over 40 slides of graphics and information, the slide deck examines the technologies, markets and industry trends for each renewable technology sector, including solar, wind, biomass power, biofuels, geothermal, hydropower, and marine energy.
Free for ACORE members. Free abridged version for public.
In this article for Infrastructure Solutions Magazine, former ACORE President Michael Eckhart outlines the market and policy trends experienced by the renewable energy industry in 2010 and the developments of major projects. The article also features some of the most innovative projects that were under development in 2010, by a group of the best companies in the field.
This paper focuses on the pending challenges to the ethanol industry and adds five additional chapters to the biofuels/ethanol story.
ACORE 20 GW Plan for Kansas
This special report presents the results of ACORE's renewable energy plan for Kansas, concluding that there is potential for a 20 GW program in a state that has 10 GW of peak load. Kansas could become the breakaway state that develops renewable energy for regional power needs, capturing economic benefits and jobs. The report is a result of a year of working closely with decision-makers and stakeholders in Kansas to assess in-state renewable energy development.
An Overview of the U.S. Renewable Energy Field - 2009
An Overview of the U.S. Renewable Energy Field outlines existing renewable energy market and policy developments coming into the year 2009, and the outlook for renewable energy with a new President, Congress and Legislation affecting the marketplace. The report focuses on the wind, solar, biopower, biofuels, hydropower and geothermal sectors specifically.
Joint Outlook on Renewable Energy in America Volume II: Joint Summary Report
This document, a Joint Outlook on Renewable Energy in America, presents a shared statement by the renewable energy community. According to experts, renewable energy could provide up to 635 gigawatts (GW) of new electricity generating capacity by 2025 - a substantial contribution and potentially more than the nation's need for new capacity, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration.
The Outlook on Renewable Energy in America
This report presents a series of outlooks on the future of renewable energy in America, by a range of organizations that gave presentations to the Phase II policy conference on November 30, 2006 in Washington, DC. The papers are presented in three sections, corresponding to the sessions in the conference: (1) Government and Institutional Outlook, (2) Industry Outlook, (3) Upside Potential. >Read More