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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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Secretary of Energy Granholm to address CLEANPOWER 2022

The American Clean Power Association (ACP) announced that Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm will give a virtual address 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.  The conference focused … Continue reading Secretary of Energy Granholm to address CLEANPOWER 2022

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American Clean Power praises BOEM for advancing offshore wind lease sales on Oregon and Central Atlantic coasts

The American Clean Power Association (ACP) today praised the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and the Department of Interior (DOI) for advancing U.S. offshore wind deployment with its announcement of two separate Calls for Information and Nominations for possible leasing in areas that are determined to be suitable off the coast of Oregon and … Continue reading American Clean Power praises BOEM for advancing offshore wind lease sales on Oregon and Central Atlantic coasts

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Investing in our Planet, and in our People, with Clean Energy

Since 1970, Earth Day has served as a celebration of the gift of our planet which makes life possible, and, more recently, as an acknowledgement of the environmental threats that affect us all. The urgency of addressing one of these threats — climate change — and the need to transition to cleaner sources of energy … Continue reading Investing in our Planet, and in our People, with Clean Energy

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ACP applauds FERC proposed transmission reform

Today, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission announced a  Proposed Rule, which, if finalized, would significantly reform regional transmission planning and cost allocation.  The clean energy industry is developing thousands of megawatts of clean energy resources – but many projects are stymied by a lack of transmission capacity.  FERC’s proposed rule has the potential to accelerate … Continue reading ACP applauds FERC proposed transmission reform

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ACP Applauds President Biden’s State of the Union Message on Clean Energy

ACP CEO Heather Zichal issued the following statement in response to President Biden’s State of the Union address and the clean energy and climate change provisions that were announced: “President Biden’s first State of the Union address was emphatic and unmistakably clear about the urgency of rapid clean energy investment. The invasion of Ukraine reminded us … Continue reading ACP Applauds President Biden’s State of the Union Message on Clean Energy

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American Clean Power statement on solar tariff anti-circumvention case

American Clean Power Association (ACP) CEO Heather Zichal issued the following statement in response to an anti-circumvention case being filed by Auxin Solar with the U.S. Department of Commerce on February 8: “Groundhog Day usually occurs once a year, but yesterday, a solar manufacturer filed another meritless anti-circumvention petition seeking a competitive advantage that hurts … Continue reading American Clean Power statement on solar tariff anti-circumvention case

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American Clean Power statement on Biden-Harris Administration clean energy actions and New York Bight offshore wind lease sale

American Clean Power Association CEO Heather Zichal today issued the following statement after the Biden-Harris administration announced actions to increase clean energy deployment and the Department of Interior announced an offshore wind lease sale for the New York Bight area: “ACP applauds the announcement from the Biden-Harris administration to increase the deployment of clean energy … Continue reading American Clean Power statement on Biden-Harris Administration clean energy actions and New York Bight offshore wind lease sale

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ACP statement on BOEM initiating public comment and environmental assessments for offshore wind projects in the Gulf of Mexico and Northern California

ACP issued the following statement from Josh Kaplowitz, ACP VP for offshore wind after the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management issued two significant announcements for offshore wind development off California and in the Gulf of Mexico: “The American Clean Power Association welcomes the significant steps that the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management has taken to … Continue reading ACP statement on BOEM initiating public comment and environmental assessments for offshore wind projects in the Gulf of Mexico and Northern California

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Celebrating Clean Power’s Progress and Reflecting on ACP’s First Year

As? American Clean Power’s (ACP)’s? first year?comes to a close, we want to take a?moment to reflect on all that our clean energy industry achieved, together?in?2021. ACP was created to unite the power?of?America’s clean energy industry. Our trade association brings together wind, solar, transmission and storage companies, along with manufacturers and construction companies, project developers and owners/operators, utilities, … Continue reading Celebrating Clean Power’s Progress and Reflecting on ACP’s First Year

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American Clean Power Association statement on BOEM approval of South Fork offshore wind power project

American Clean Power Association (ACP)?CEO Heather Zichal issued the following statement after the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management issued its record of decision for the South Fork offshore wind project, which will be located 19 miles southeast of Block Island, Rhode Island: “The American Clean Power Association applauds the decision by the Bureau of … Continue reading American Clean Power Association statement on BOEM approval of South Fork offshore wind power project

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American Clean Power Statement on 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26)

American Clean Power Association CEO Heather Zichal released the following statement on the COP26 conference taking place in Glasgow this week. “COP26 is critical, both because of the urgency of climate change and the opportunity to grow jobs, economies, and quality of life everywhere by solving it. Science tells us the world needs to reduce … Continue reading American Clean Power Statement on 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26)

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American Clean Power statement on Biden administration budget framework agreement

Heather Zichal, CEO of the American Clean Power Association (ACP) issued the following statement following the announcement by President Biden on a budget framework agreement that includes key climate change legislation and clean energy provisions: “The American Clean Power Association applauds the revised framework for the Build Back Better Act which includes important provisions that … Continue reading American Clean Power statement on Biden administration budget framework agreement

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American Clean Power statement on a proposed Book Minimum Tax

Congress is still working through the funding details for the Build Back Better agenda, but the American Clean Power Association has significant concerns about the impact of a book minimum tax on renewable energy deployment. Current tax incentives and industry innovation have supported a vast expansion of renewable energy in the United States, but significantly … Continue reading American Clean Power statement on a proposed Book Minimum Tax

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#AmericanCleanPowerWeek: Celebrating The United States of Clean Energy

It’s #AmericanCleanPowerWeek!  Across the nation, we are celebrating the thriving clean energy industry—wind, solar, energy storage, and the transmission infrastructure that carries power to our homes and the places where we work.  But it’s not just about providing reliable and affordable energy.  Clean energy is powering good-paying American jobs across all 50 states. Today, on … Continue reading #AmericanCleanPowerWeek: Celebrating The United States of Clean Energy

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American Clean Power statement on FERC comment letter

The American Clean Power Association (ACP) released the following statement after filing comments with the Federal Energy Regulatory Committee on transmission and interconnection reforms: “Today, ACP filed comprehensive comments offering a roadmap for much-needed reforms to transmission and interconnection policy across the country.  FERC’s forward-looking evaluation of transmission planning, cost allocation, and generator interconnection rules … Continue reading American Clean Power statement on FERC comment letter

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Senator Edward Markey to Headline American Clean Power Offshore WINDPOWER Conference

The American Clean Power Association (ACP) announced that Sen. Edward Markey will be a speaker for its Offshore WINDPOWER Conference & Exhibition taking place October 13-15 at the Omni Boston Hotel at Seaport. Senator Edward Markey (D-MA), October 14 at 10:30 a.m. EDT  Senator Markey has amassed an unparalleled record of energy and environmental legislative … Continue reading Senator Edward Markey to Headline American Clean Power Offshore WINDPOWER Conference

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Department of the Interior Secretary Deb Haaland to Headline American Clean Power Offshore WINDPOWER Conference

The American Clean Power Association (ACP) announced the first of its VIP speakers at its Offshore WINDPOWER Conference & Exhibition taking place October 13-15 at the Omni Boston Seaport Hotel. Department of the Interior Secretary Deb HaalandDeb Haaland made history when she became the first Native American to serve as a cabinet secretary. Throughout her … Continue reading Department of the Interior Secretary Deb Haaland to Headline American Clean Power Offshore WINDPOWER Conference

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