ACORE Statement on Governor Brown’s Signage of Historic 100 Percent Clean Energy Bill
Statement by Gregory Wetstone, President & Chief Executive Officer, American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE)
Washington, D.C.: “We commend Governor Jerry Brown, state legislators and the people of California for this historic step towards the carbon-free grid we need to protect our climate. This ground-breaking measure will bring enormous economic benefits to consumers and businesses, while drastically reducing California’s greenhouse gas emissions. We look forward to working with California officials and business leaders to support the rapid deployment of renewables and advanced grid technologies necessary to achieve this important and ambitious goal.”
The American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) is a national non-profit organization that unites finance, policy and technology to accelerate the transition to a renewable energy economy. Founded in 2001, ACORE is the focal point for collaborative advocacy across the renewable energy sector, supported by hundreds of members spanning renewable energy technologies and constituencies. Every year, ACORE convenes top business leaders and policymakers at its annual forums on finance, policy and grid technology in New York, Washington, D.C. and San Francisco. For more information about ACORE, please visit www.acore.org and follow @ACORE on Twitter.