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Clean Power Slows During Third Quarter, But the Future is Bright for Growth with Passage of the Inflation Reduction Act

While the Inflation Reduction Act is set to catalyze clean energy growth, the industry continues to deal with policy and regulatory challenges hindering development and deployment of clean power. These challenges and more were apparent in ACP’s latest Clean Power Quarterly Market Report for the third quarter.  ACP’s new market report shows that from July … Continue reading Clean Power Slows During Third Quarter, But the Future is Bright for Growth with Passage of the Inflation Reduction Act

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Industry offers robust recommendations in six areas to ensure the clean energy incentives

Industry offers robust recommendations in six areas to ensure the clean energy incentives in the IRA make clean energy investments a reality; clear and workable guidance from Treasury essential to provide sufficient market certainty for developers. The American Clean Power Association (ACP) released the following statement today from JC Sandberg, Interim CEO and Chief Advocacy … Continue reading Industry offers robust recommendations in six areas to ensure the clean energy incentives

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ACP Statement on BOEM Designating Two Wind Energy Areas in the Gulf of Mexico

The American Clean Power Association (ACP) issued the following statement from Josh Kaplowitz, ACP?Vice President for Offshore Wind, after the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) designated two wind energy areas in the Gulf of Mexico: “BOEM’s announcement is a crucial step in developing offshore wind in the Gulf of Mexico and will bring clean … Continue reading ACP Statement on BOEM Designating Two Wind Energy Areas in the Gulf of Mexico

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ACP Applauds Biden Announcement to Diversify and Stabilize the U.S. Battery Supply Chain

Today, the Biden Administration announced that the Department of Energy is awarding $2.8 billion in grants from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to 20 manufacturing and processing companies for projects across 12 states, along with the American Battery Materials Initiative, a new effort to mobilize the entire government in securing a reliable and sustainable supply of … Continue reading ACP Applauds Biden Announcement to Diversify and Stabilize the U.S. Battery Supply Chain

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ACP Urges Comprehensive Interconnection Reform

Today the American Clean Power Association (ACP) filed detailed comments with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) highlighting multiple opportunities to improve the interconnection process for clean energy and storage projects.  At present, over 1.4 terawatts of clean energy resources are in interconnection queues across the country, but regular delays and the assignment of unreasonable … Continue reading ACP Urges Comprehensive Interconnection Reform

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ACP CEO Heather Zichal Moves On; Board Leading Search

Heather Zichal, CEO of the American Clean Power Association (ACP), announced today that she is moving on from the helm of the organization after two years to take on a new role as the new Global Head of Sustainability at JPMorgan Chase. Craig Cornelius, the CEO of Clearway Energy and Chair of ACP’s Board of … Continue reading ACP CEO Heather Zichal Moves On; Board Leading Search

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ACP Names Billie Kaumaya Head of Federal Affairs

The American Clean Power Association (ACP) today announced the addition of Billie Kaumaya as Head of Federal Affairs, leading the association’s advocacy with lawmakers in the nation’s capital.  Kaumaya brings almost two decades of experience building relationships with legislators in Washington on behalf of industry associations. She joins ACP after serving as Legislative Affairs Director … Continue reading ACP Names Billie Kaumaya Head of Federal Affairs

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ACP Statement on Permitting Reform Legislation

Heather Zichal, CEO of the American Clean Power Association, issued the following statement today after Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) introduced new legislation regarding permitting reform: “We applaud Senators Schumer and Manchin for moving forward with legislation to improve the nation’s outdated system for permitting critical energy infrastructure. Making common-sense … Continue reading ACP Statement on Permitting Reform Legislation

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ACP CEO Heather Zichal statement on White House Clean Energy Appointments and Gina McCarthy’s Climate Leadership

ACP CEO Heather Zichal issued the following statement after the White House announced the appointment of John Podesta and Ali Zaidi to serve as senior advisors to President Biden for clean energy and climate change and Gina McCarthy’s departure from the administration after the Inflation Reduction Act became law: “We are grateful for the leadership … Continue reading ACP CEO Heather Zichal statement on White House Clean Energy Appointments and Gina McCarthy’s Climate Leadership

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Clean Energy is Building a Better Future for our Planet

This week, the clean energy industry celebrated the second annual American Clean Power Week – an entire week dedicated to recognizing the ways clean energy is powering American jobs, driving critical investment into local communities, and building a more equitable, resilient, and independent future for the United States. The final day of #AmericanCleanPowerWeek celebrates how … Continue reading Clean Energy is Building a Better Future for our Planet

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Building a Reliable and Secure Energy Future

As the country faces one of the hottest summers on record, it’s more clear than ever that scorching temperatures and extreme weather events such as climate-induced droughts and wildfires are only becoming more common. Electric grids across the country were built to handle the weather of last century – not the extreme weather of this … Continue reading Building a Reliable and Secure Energy Future

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ACP CEO Heather Zichal Statement on President Biden Signing the Inflation Reduction Act into Law

Heather Zichal, CEO of the American Clean Power Association, issued the following statement today after President Biden signed the historic Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) into law:   “With the stroke of the pen, a clean energy future is now the law of the land. This does for climate change and clean energy what the creation of … Continue reading ACP CEO Heather Zichal Statement on President Biden Signing the Inflation Reduction Act into Law

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American Clean Power Week 2022 Kicks Off

During a time of historic legislative action that will turbocharge the domestic clean power industry, the American Clean Power Association today kicked off American Clean Power Week. This annual celebration of wind, solar, energy storage, and transmission recognizes the many ways that homegrown, affordable, and reliable clean energy is building a better future for the … Continue reading American Clean Power Week 2022 Kicks Off

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ACP Celebrates Historic Clean Energy and Climate Victory with Senate Passage of the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022

Heather Zichal, CEO of the American Clean Power Association, today applauded the Senate for passing the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 (IRA). The IRA provides unprecedented multi-year policy certainty for clean energy:  “This is the vote heard around the world. It puts America on a path to creating 550,000 new clean energy jobs while reducing … Continue reading ACP Celebrates Historic Clean Energy and Climate Victory with Senate Passage of the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022

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ACP CEO Heather Zichal Statement on Sen. Manchin and Sen. Schumer Deal on Clean Energy Developments

Following the announcement that U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) reached an agreement with Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) to add the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 to the budget reconciliation bill being negotiated in Congress, ACP CEO Heather Zichal issued the following statement:   “The entire clean energy industry just breathed an enormous sigh of relief. … Continue reading ACP CEO Heather Zichal Statement on Sen. Manchin and Sen. Schumer Deal on Clean Energy Developments

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American Clean Power Week: Celebrate How Renewables Are Building the Clean Energy Economy This August

On the heels of the Fourth of July holiday honoring America’s independence, ACP and the clean power industry are turning the focus to America’s energy independence through our second annual American Clean Power Week (ACPW). American Clean Power Week 2022 From August 15 – 19, the clean power industry will participate in a nationwide celebration … Continue reading American Clean Power Week: Celebrate How Renewables Are Building the Clean Energy Economy This August

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ACP Praises FERC Announcement of Interconnection Proposed Rule

Today, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) announced a proposed rule that, if finalized, could help to accelerate the interconnection process – a critical problem in rapidly deploying clean energy today.?The proposed rule would allow projects that are ready to progress through the queue to advance, and would provide much-needed clarity on the timing and … Continue reading ACP Praises FERC Announcement of Interconnection Proposed Rule

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Clean Power Annual Market Report 2021 to be released at CLEANPOWER 2022 conference

The American Clean Power Association announced today that its Clean Power Annual Market Report 2021 will be released at CLEANPOWER 2022, the nation’s preeminent renewable energy conference. CLEANPOWER will again bring together the industry’s thought leaders and decision makers to discuss and showcase the most important issues facing the energy industry today. With a focus … Continue reading Clean Power Annual Market Report 2021 to be released at CLEANPOWER 2022 conference

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Solar industry offers U.S. Department of Commerce strong evidence to reach negative determination in solar circumvention investigation

New facts, supported by expert analysis, demonstrate that circumvention is not occurring in Cambodia, Malaysia, Thailand, and Vietnam. In fact, companies in these countries are complying with the Department’s previous rulings that cell production is the key process in solar manufacturing. This week a number of companies formally submitted responses to the U.S. Department of … Continue reading Solar industry offers U.S. Department of Commerce strong evidence to reach negative determination in solar circumvention investigation

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