There are several lessons to be learned from the private sector as DoD becomes an increasingly significant player in the renewable energy industry. This report contains a series of industry perspectives about the business considerations associated with renewable energy installations at military facilities, including policy, contracting, financing, siting, technology, and energy security.
The Southeastern Region Report, the fourth portion of the American Council On Renewable Energy’s 6th annual Renewable Energy in the 50 States report, focuses on the renewable energy sector in the fourteen Southeastern states.
The Midwestern Region Report, the second portion of the American Council On Renewable Energy’s 6th annual Renewable Energy in the 50 States report, focuses on the renewable energy sector in the twelve Midwestern states.
Fall 2013 (Rolling Updates)
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. Download
A product of ACORE's Transportation Initiative, the Transportation Industry 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.Download
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. Download
This report on United States renewable energy finance policy is the result of extensive research, outreach, and analysis conducted over the last three years. It identifies federal and state government policies that could promote efficient private sector capital formation and investment in the renewable energy industry. Download
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. Download
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. Download
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. Download