Publications - Policy
Initiative materials intend to educate the private sector and policymakers about the Department of Defense's growing reliance on renewable energy for mission success, and provide recommendations to DoD to smooth out the transaction space for military renewable energy.
June 28 -- Colorado could fulfill 10 percent of its residential and business electricity needs from the sun if it makes regulatory changes to encourage that 1 million solar power systems be installed on rooftops by 2030, according to a new report. >>View Article
June 17 -- This weekend, for the third year in a row, I’ll be traveling to Washington, D.C., to push Congress to enact meaningful legislation that will rein in climate change. Many people would view this as a fool’s errand, given the gridlock that exists in Washington right now, but I’ve found a number of reasons to be hopeful. >>View Article
May 30 -- A North Carolina bill aimed at protecting consumers from “unfair competition” is apparently wildly unpopular among the consumers it intends to “protect.” >>View Article
May 22 -- A broad group of consumer and environmental advocates, business officials and nonprofit leaders urged Georgia Power to add more renewable energy to its electricity mix over the next two decades. >>View Article
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.
April 12 -- Enviros hoping for details on President Obama’s promised biofuel push got a few answers yesterday in the president’s new budget, which still left some questions as to how the administration plans to pay for expensive new biofuels research. >>View Article
March 27 -- Last Friday, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued three big orders on regional Order 1000 compliance filings – a rule that may accelerate wind and solar energy development and expand the use of energy efficiency, demand response and other non-wires solutions in grid planning. >>View Article
March 27 -- Some love the idea of innovation clusters, but others aren’t impressed, calling them “artificial” and “modern-day snake oil.” >>View Article
February 22 -- Evidence of a striking shift in public opinion has begun to crystalize over the last few months: Poll after poll is finding staunch majorities of Americans view global warming as a “serious problem” and that human activity is a major driving cause. >>View Article