ACORE Board Co-Chair to advise Secretary Moniz on science, energy, security and environmental stewardship
For Immediate Release – August 26, 2013
WASHINGTON, DC – The Department of Energy announced today that ACORE Board of Directors’ Co-Chairman Dan Reicher has been appointed to the Secretary of Energy Advisory Board. The Board focuses on four major DOE mission areas: science, energy, nuclear security, and environmental stewardship.
Presentation will call for combination of private capital and public action to power a cleaner energy future
For Immediate Release – August 20, 2013
San Francisco, CA - The American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE) and Euromoney Energy Events announced that investor and activist Tom Steyer will deliver the keynote address on the opening day of Renewable Energy Finance Forum-West (REFF-West).
U.S. Senate Unanimously Confirms ACORE President & CEO Vice Admiral Dennis McGinn to Top Navy Energy Post
McGinn Will Continue to Lead ACORE Throughout August Transition, with Interim CEO Michael Brower Working Along Side
For Immediate Release – August 2, 2013
Washington, DC - Last evening, the Senate unanimously confirmed the American Council On Renewable Energy's (ACORE) President and CEO, Vice Admiral Dennis McGinn to be Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Energy, Installations and Environment. He is expected to continue to lead ACORE during August, transitioning the organization to Interim CEO Michael Brower.
ACORE Board of Directors Announces Interim CEO, Michael R. Brower, to Lead Organization During CEO Search
For Immediate Release – July 29, 2013
Washington, DC - The Board of Directors of the American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE) is pleased to announce that Michael R. Brower, Mosaic Federal Affairs' Senior Federal Policy Director and Principal and ACORE Board of Directors member, will step in to lead the organization during the search for a new President and CEO. Michael will begin in his role in September and will immediately begin working in collaboration with ACORE’s outgoing President and CEO, Vice Admiral Dennis McGinn. Admiral McGinn was recently nominated by President Obama to serve as the next Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Energy, Installations and Environment and testified last week at his Senate confirmation hearing.
For Immediate Release - July 25, 2013
Washington, DC - Recently, the Board of Directors of the American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE) unanimously adopted a new strategic plan for the organization that ensures the organization will continue to lead the way to America’s clean energy future. The strategic plan places ACORE in the context of current opportunities and challenges for renewable energy and focuses ACORE’s strategies and programs to succeed in the face of today’s realities. The overarching strategic objective of the plan is to identify the key issues affecting our industry’s growth over the next decade, and expand ACORE’s ability to effectively present the compelling value proposition of clean renewable energy on behalf of its members and partners.
Inaugural ACORE Transportation Industry Review Brings RE Leaders Together to Discuss the Fuels and Power of the Future
For Immediate Release - July 16, 2013
Washington, DC – This morning, the American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE) - through its Transportation Initiative - released the inaugural Transportation Industry Review. The Review is a digest of member-submitted journal articles laying out the challenges and corresponding opportunities that businesses and industry groups face in advancing and enlarging the market for renewable energy in the transportation sector.
“The transition from a fossil fuels-dominated transportation infrastructure to one driven by greater efficiencies and renewable energy will build a stronger economy, a more secure nation, and a more viable job market, all while promoting a more sustainable global environment. We’re pleased that so many of our members are helping us move the transition and the conversation forward by contributing to this Review,” ACORE President & CEO VADM Dennis McGinn stated.
ACORE President and CEO Vice Admiral Dennis V. McGinn Nominated to Serve in New Leadership Role within the Obama Administration
Admiral McGinn nominated to serve as Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Energy, Installations, and Environment within the Department of Defense
For Immediate Release – July 9, 2013
Washington, DC – Last evening the White House announced that President Obama has nominated American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE) President and CEO Vice Admiral Dennis McGinn to serve as Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Energy, Installations, and Environment, within the Department of Defense. The position requires Senate approval.
At REFF-Wall Street in New York, Financial Experts Discuss The Key Drivers Affecting The Scale-up of Renewable Energy Financing
Industry experts reaffirm need for long-term policy support to unlock untapped capital
New York, NY - At the Renewable Energy Finance Forum-Wall Street (REFF-Wall Street), hosted this week in New York by the American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE) and Euromoney Energy Events (EEE), more than 50 experts from the financial sector and the renewable energy industry addressed a forum of over 600 delegates, exploring the evolving landscape for investment opportunities and driving forward the industry's future.
IEA report sees renewable power increasingly cost-competitive with new fossil-fuel generation, but agency warns against complacency
For Immediate Release - June 26, 2013
Washington, DC - Power generation from hydro, wind, solar and other renewable sources worldwide will exceed that from gas and be twice that from nuclear by 2016, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said today in its second annual Medium-Term Renewable Energy Market Report (MTRMR).
For Immediate Release - June 25, 2013
New York, NY – A new study was released today by the American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE), California Clean Energy Fund (CalCEF), and Climate Policy Initiative at the Renewable Energy Finance Forum-Wall Street where hundreds of leaders from the renewable energy industry convened to discuss the current state of renewable energy finance. The study titled "Strategies to Scale-Up U.S. Renewable Energy Investment" highlights the role of policy at the state, federal, and regulatory level in unlocking record levels of private capital in the industry during the past decade. The paper also explores policies that would significantly increase private capital into renewable energy development.