Founded in 2001, the (ACORE) is a national non-profit organization that unites finance, policy and technology to accelerate the transition to a renewable energy economy.
The organization are the focal point for collaborative advocacy across the renewable energy sector, supported by members spanning renewable energy technologies and constituencies, including developers, manufacturers, top financial institutions, major corporate renewable energy buyers, grid technology providers, utilities, professional service firms, academic institutions and allied nonprofit groups.
ACORE accomplishes much of its work by convening key stakeholders, facilitating partnerships, educating senior officials on important policies, publishing research and analysis on pressing issues, and undertaking strategic outreach on the policies and financial structures essential to renewable energy growth.
ACORE’s Partnership for Renewable Energy Finance (PREF) focuses on capital formation and investment in the renewable sector. PREF is the nation’s most important and credible resource on the range of issues relevant to renewable energy finance. The group’s reports and rigorous analyses power important educational outreach to federal and state officials concerning market developments, sector finance trends and the impacts of key policies. PREF members include financial institutions, corporate end-users and renewable energy companies.
ACORE’s Partnership for Renewable Integration and Market Expansion (PRIME) focuses on policy and regulatory pathways to promote sector growth and expand the renewable energy marketplace. PRIME members strategically engage with the Administration, FERC, Congress, state officials and wholesale markets through briefings, formal comments, analysis and direct outreach. Members include multi-technology renewable energy developers, manufacturers, utilities and corporate end-users.