Publications - Policy
Sent to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), this white paper is calling for clarification of the agency’s interpretation of feedstock material within the definition of facility under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) (see 40 CFR 80.1401). Specifically, the definition of facility requires the production of advanced biofuel, from the delivery of feedstock material to production and final storage of the end product, to be completed at one location, controlled by the same person in order for the fuel to qualify toward meeting the RFS goals.
ACORE's comments in response to the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s Carbon Pollution Emission Guidelines for Existing Stationary Sources: Electric Utility Generating Units.
This market review offers key market insights about Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) through a number of case studies and assessments on renewable energy in countries throughout the region.
Focusing on transatlantic experiences, this Industry Review discusses how best to integrate increasing amounts of renewables into power systems while ensuring system performance, reliability, and resiliency.
A product of ACORE's National Defense and Security Initiative, this white paper recommends that the U.S. Department of Defense closely consider the actual, all-in (i.e., levelized) cost of energy, beyond merely the delivered price per gallon or kWh to make its energy system more resilient, efficient, and secure.
This Industry Review explores key issues and provides recommendations related to the evolving power sector and increased use of renewable energy, particularly related to distributed generation and the effective integration of advanced grid technologies such as smart grids and microgrids. Download
"Renewable Energy in Latin America and the Caribbean" provides insight and recommendations about entering the Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) renewable energy markets from organizations active in the region. This regional briefing is a product of ACORE's International Programs and Power Generation and Infrastructure Initiative. Download
Last Updated April 2014
U.S. PREF provides educational resources on the topic of financing renewable energy companies and projects, and explaining how public policies are affecting, or could potentially affect, the availability of capital and the methods used by the private sector. US PREF is a program of the American Council On Renewable Energy. Most recent paper: "Renewable Energy Finance, Market & Policy Overview." Download