ACORE Statement on President Biden’s American Jobs Plan

March 31, 2021 ACORE Statement on President Biden’s American Jobs Plan Statement From Gregory Wetstone, President and CEO of the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE): “We commend President Biden for his historic efforts to at long last get serious about tackling the climate crisis. The American Jobs Plan released today will move the clean energy sector […]

ACORE Statement on the Financing Our Energy Future Act

March 25, 2021 ACORE Statement on the Financing Our Energy Future Act Statement From Gregory Wetstone, President and CEO of the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE): “Senator Coons’ Financing Our Energy Future Act would help level the playing field for renewable energy in an important area of the capital markets at a pivotal moment […]

ACORE Congratulates New EPA Administrator Michael Regan

March 10, 2021 ACORE Congratulates New EPA Administrator Michael Regan Statement From Gregory Wetstone, President and CEO of the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE): “Having a true environmental champion like Michael Regan leading the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is a big step in the right direction. We look forward to working with him to […]

ACORE Congratulates New Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm

February 25, 2021 ACORE Congratulates New Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm Statement From Gregory Wetstone, President and CEO of the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE): “We extend hearty congratulations to Jennifer Granholm, our new Secretary of Energy. Secretary Granholm has a long record of championing clean power and measures to promote a low-carbon economic […]

ACORE Statement on Heartland Power Outages

February 16, 2021 ACORE Statement on Heartland Power Outages Statement from Gregory Wetstone, President and CEO of the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE): “As electricity generators work feverishly to restore power to millions of Americans, the serious problems on the grid today in Texas and much of the nation’s heartland reinforce the importance of […]

ACORE Applauds President Biden’s Day One Actions on Climate

January 20, 2021 ACORE Applauds President Biden’s Day One Actions on Climate WASHINGTON, D.C. — Following is a statement from Gregory Wetstone, President and CEO of the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE), regarding the climate actions President Biden is scheduled to sign later today: “We commend President Biden’s commitment to move America beyond climate […]

ACORE Congratulates New White House Climate Team

December 17, 2020 ACORE Congratulates New White House Climate Team WASHINGTON, D.C. — Following are statements from Gregory Wetstone, President and CEO of the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE), on President-elect Biden officially naming his climate team: “We are impressed by the depth of expertise and experience on the President-elect’s newly announced climate team, […]

Multi-Sector Coalition Urges Congress to Include Support For Clean Energy and Clean Transportation in Must-Pass Legislation This Year

November 17, 2020 Multi-Sector Coalition Urges Congress to Include Support For Clean Energy and Clean Transportation in Must-Pass Legislation This Year WASHINGTON, D.C. — In a letter delivered to U.S. House and Senate leadership today, 45 organizations and companies spanning the environmental, conservation, clean energy, public health and faith communities are urging support for clean […]

ACORE Congratulates President-Elect Biden, Looks Forward to His Immediately Rejoining Paris Climate Agreement

November 7, 2020 ACORE Congratulates President-Elect Biden, Looks Forward to His Immediately Rejoining Paris Climate Agreement Statement from Gregory Wetstone, President and CEO of the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE): “The American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) congratulates President-elect Joe Biden for his victory in this historic election. The nation’s renewable energy sector looks […]

REPORT: Clean Energy Jobs Pay 25% More Than National Median

October 22, 2020 REPORT: Clean Energy Jobs Pay 25% More Than National Median First-of-its-kind report shows clean energy jobs more likely to include health care, retirement benefits Median wages in solar, wind, grid modernization higher than jobs in coal, natural gas and petroleum fuels Findings support calls to power U.S. recovery with clean energy jobs […]