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
The Outlook for Renewable Energy in America: 2014 assesses the marketplace and forecasts the future of each renewable energy technology sector from the perspectives of U.S. renewable energy trade associations. Each sector forecast is accompanied by a list of the trade association’s specific policy recommendations that they believe might encourage continued industry growth. Download
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