Key WSA Programs Will Be Strategically Integrated Into ACORE WASHINGTON, D.C. — The American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) and the Wind Solar Alliance (WSA), two national nonprofit organizations dedicated to accelerating the transition to renewable energy, announced today a completed agreement to bring WSA’s staff and programs into ACORE.
Record-low pricing and the environmentally beneficial attributes of renewable energy continue to drive record demand. In many cases, new wind and solar projects are now built for less than the cost of operating existing fossil-fired power plants. In the last couple years, many states, cities, and utilities have expanded their
Fixing flaws in retail electricity market structures can enable both wholesale and retail markets to support the massive
Of the many significant accomplishments by the U.S. wind and solar energy industries over the past decade, perhaps none are more important than the technological advances that enabled the two sectors to become the lowest-cost new electricity option in nearly half the country. See the below map from the University
Midwest, Great Lakes, & Mid-Atlantic customers could save almost $7 billion annually WASHINGTON, DC – A new report finds that electricity market reforms in the Midwest, Great Lakes, and Mid-Atlantic could save consumers over $6.9 billion every year. The report’s conclusions may have major implications for consumer advocates, large industrial
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently published its 2018 Wind Technologies Market Report, highlighting a wind industry continuing to experience steady growth driven by improving technologies and declining costs. The report finds 7,588 megawatts (MW) of new wind capacity added in the U.S. last year, representing 21 percent of
A Word from the Executive Director It’s been an eventful few months at the Wind Solar Alliance (WSA), and in the broader U.S. electricity sector, since our last newsletter. In that time we’ve released three major reports, churned out nearly a dozen events highlighting the benefits of local wind and
New Report: Outdated Electricity Market Rules Prevent Full Renewable Energy Participation Wind and solar leaders work together to propose joint market recommendations WASHINGTON, DC – Record low costs and consumer demand are driving growth in American wind and solar energy. However, outdated wholesale market rules are preventing the two technologies