As the nation’s electricity infrastructure ages and older power plants retire, renewable energy is becoming the option of choice to power 21st Century America. Since 2008, renewables have made up more than half of all new power generation capacity in the U.S., outcompeting fossil sources of electricity and delivering tangible economic benefits throughout the country. Continued support of renewable energy is important to sustain our economic growth and maintain America’s leadership and competiveness in one of the world’s fastest growing economic sectors.
ACORE and US PREF members present new research on the potential economic impacts of Kansas generating half of its electricity from renewable sources. This paper, presented to Governor Sam Brownback, found that achieving the state’s renewable portfolio standard will require the addition 2,650 megawatts and would attract over $5.2 billion in investment and economic activity to Kansas.
The growing purchase of renewable energy by corporate end users is fundamentally remaking the model for electric power sales in the U.S. This report offers industry insights relating to corporations’ procurement of renewable energy to simplify renewable procurement processes and provide realistic options for corporate players across the economy.
The second annual installment of this report summarizes consensus and new developments from ACORE’s annual National Renewable Energy Policy Forum, covering the continued importance of renewable energy policy and offering public policy solutions to support a thriving clean energy economy.
ACORE and US PREF members present new research on increasing investment and capital flows to renewable energy in Ohio, with a special economic impact section to emphasize the industry’s contribution to state growth. .
ACORE and US PREF members present new research on increasing investment and capital flows to renewable energy in Illinois, with a special economic impact section to emphasize the industry’s contribution to state growth. .
The annual update of the American Council On Renewable Energy’s (ACORE) Renewable Energy in the 50 States: Western Region report is fully redesigned for 2015. This report examines state energy policies and programs, investment, and market openness in the renewable energy sector in the thirteen western states (AK, AZ, CA, CO, HI, ID, MT, NV, NM, OR, UT, WA, WY).
This industry-authored report focuses on opportunities presented by selected markets in sub-Saharan Africa and offers insights on advancing project development in the region.
This paper summarizes and builds on consensus from the National Renewable Energy Policy Forum about the continued importance of renewable energy policy and presents a path for the next phase of federal and state government support.
Authored by ACORE's U.S. Partnership for Renewable Energy Finance, this report explores new options for optimizing an energy portfolio, outlines both private and public Clean Energy investment alternatives, analyzes options for addressing sector exposure risks by increasing Clean Energy investments, and offers several conclusions for institutional investors to consider as they invest in today’s energy.
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