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Minnesota Governor to Sign Energy Infrastructure Permitting Act into Law, Delivering Essential Reforms to Meet State’s 2040 100% Carbon-Free Electricity Standard

An essential package of permitting reform provisions that just passed the Minnesota Legislature—now on its way to be signed into law by Minnesota Governor Tim Walz—is the culmination of a nine-month effort by clean energy businesses, utilities, state agencies, regulatory staff, and environmental nonprofits to improve the state’s energy permitting process. The Minnesota Energy Infrastructure … Continue reading Minnesota Governor to Sign Energy Infrastructure Permitting Act into Law, Delivering Essential Reforms to Meet State’s 2040 100% Carbon-Free Electricity Standard

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ACP Statement on Clean Energy Manufacturing Policy Announcements

The American Clean Power Association (ACP) released the following statement from ACP CEO Jason Grumet after the U.S. Treasury released new guidance on the domestic content bonus credit for qualifying wind, solar, and energy storage technologies: “The domestic manufacturing incentives in the Inflation Reduction Act are essential to strengthen America’s clean energy supply chain. We commend … Continue reading ACP Statement on Clean Energy Manufacturing Policy Announcements

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ACP Statement on 301 Tariffs for Battery Storage

The American Clean Power Association (ACP) released the following statement today from ACP CEO Jason Grumet after the Biden Administration’s decision on Section 301 tariffs related to lithium-ion batteries for energy storage:  “Today’s decision recognizes the value of battery energy storage and its importance to the reliability of our electric grid. As energy demand grows, battery … Continue reading ACP Statement on 301 Tariffs for Battery Storage

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US wind and PV industry reports milestones and strong growth in first quarter

Operating utility-scale photovoltaic surpasses 100 GW. 5.6 GW of new clean power online in Q1 2024, up 28% year-over-year. First large-scale offshore wind power project in federal waters supplies 132 MW of grid capacity, In an impressive start to the year, the American Clean Power Association (ACP) revealed that the U.S. utility-scale solar, wind, and … Continue reading US wind and PV industry reports milestones and strong growth in first quarter

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American Clean Power Association Partners with Crux to Support Future Tax Credit Transfers

Today, the American Clean Power Association (ACP) announced a new partnership with sustainable finance technology company Crux to make clean energy tax credit transfers more accessible to the clean energy industry. Starting today, ACP’s 800+ member companies will be able to access discounted transaction fees on Crux’s platform.  Crux is changing the way clean energy … Continue reading American Clean Power Association Partners with Crux to Support Future Tax Credit Transfers

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ACP Statement on Proposed Offshore Wind Auctions for Oregon and the Gulf of Maine

The American Clean Power Association (ACP) released the following statement from Anne Reynolds, ACP Vice President for Offshore Wind, after the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced two proposed lease sale notices for wind energy areas off the Oregon coast and the Gulf of Maine: “We commend BOEM for advancing plans to auction offshore … Continue reading ACP Statement on Proposed Offshore Wind Auctions for Oregon and the Gulf of Maine

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ACP Statement on Bipartisan Permitting Reform Implementation Rule

The American Clean Power Association (ACP) released the following statement from CEO Jason Grumet after the Biden Administration finalized the Bipartisan Permitting Reform Implementation Rule, which aims to expedite infrastructure project permits and modernize the environmental review process under NEPA: “There’s broad agreement, across industries and political aisles, that it simply takes too long to build critical … Continue reading ACP Statement on Bipartisan Permitting Reform Implementation Rule

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ACP Statement on White House, Department of Energy Transmission Announcements

The American Clean Power Association (ACP) released the following statement from CEO Jason Grumet after the White House and the U.S. Department of Energy announced several new measures to deploy and expand high-voltage transmission: “Today’s announcements reinforce the urgent need to expand and strengthen our nation’s electric grid. Our nation’s economic, security, and climate goals all hinge … Continue reading ACP Statement on White House, Department of Energy Transmission Announcements

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ACP Statement on BOEM Offshore Wind Announcements

The American Clean Power Association (ACP) released the following statement from Anne Reynolds, ACP Vice President for Offshore Wind, after the Department of the Interior (DOI) announced that the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) finalized updated regulations for renewable energy development on the U.S. Outer … Continue reading ACP Statement on BOEM Offshore Wind Announcements

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Clean Energy Industry Groups Issue Statement on New AD/CVD Petitions

Today, petitions were filed with the U.S. Department of Commerce and the U.S. International Trade Commission requesting imposition of anti-dumping and countervailing duties (AD/CVD) on crystalline silicon photovoltaic cells and modules imported from Cambodia, Malaysia, Vietnam, and Thailand. The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), American Clean Power Association (ACP), Advanced Energy United (United), and American … Continue reading Clean Energy Industry Groups Issue Statement on New AD/CVD Petitions

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13 Organizations Urge Atlantic States to Move Forward with Planning and Solicitations for Offshore Transmission Systems

As the development of offshore wind projects continues to increase across the U.S., a letter signed by 13 clean energy and environmental organizations was sent to policymakers in coastal Atlantic states today, requesting the states complete the necessary planning and solicitation for offshore transmission systems to support the industry’s long-term growth. The groups urge these states to … Continue reading 13 Organizations Urge Atlantic States to Move Forward with Planning and Solicitations for Offshore Transmission Systems

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ACP Statement on New England 1 and 2 Offshore Wind Record of Decision

The American Clean Power Association (ACP) released the following statement from Anne Reynolds, ACP Vice President for Offshore Wind, after the Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) approved the Record of Decision for Avangrid’s New England 1 (791 megawatts) and New England 2 (1,080 megawatts) offshore wind projects: “The Record of … Continue reading ACP Statement on New England 1 and 2 Offshore Wind Record of Decision

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ACP Statement on Record of Decision for Sunrise Wind

The American Clean Power Association (ACP) released the following statement from Anne Reynolds, ACP Vice President for Offshore Wind, after the Department of the Interior issued the Record of Decision approving the Sunrise Wind offshore wind project operated by Orsted and Eversource: “It is a great day for the Sunrise Wind project. The Record of … Continue reading ACP Statement on Record of Decision for Sunrise Wind

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ACP Applauds Biden Administration’s Guidance on Energy Communities Tax Credit

Today, the American Clean Power Association (ACP) released the following statement from CEO Jason Grumet after the Treasury Department issued guidance expanding offshore wind eligibility in the Energy Communities Bonus Tax Credit. The new guidance provides additional pathways for offshore projects that site their operation and maintenance ports or have at least one point of … Continue reading ACP Applauds Biden Administration’s Guidance on Energy Communities Tax Credit

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US Energy Storage Market Breaks Installation Record in Q4 2023

The US energy storage market shattered previous records for deployment across all segments in the final quarter of 2023, with 4,236 megawatts (MW) installed over the period, a 100% increase from Q3 according to a new report released today. For the first time, the grid-scale segment exceeded 3 gigawatts (GW) deployed in one quarter and … Continue reading US Energy Storage Market Breaks Installation Record in Q4 2023

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ACP Statement on Final Gulf of Maine Wind Energy Areas

The American Clean Power Association (ACP) released the following statement from Anne Reynolds, ACP Vice President for Offshore Wind, after the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) released its final designation of Wind Energy Areas (WEAs) for the Gulf of Maine:   “The U.S. is poised to become a global leader in floating offshore wind. … Continue reading ACP Statement on Final Gulf of Maine Wind Energy Areas

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ACP Statement on South Fork Offshore Wind Completion

The American Clean Power Association (ACP) released the following statement from Anne Reynolds, ACP Vice President for Offshore Wind, after New York Gov. Kathy Hochul, Interior Secretary Deb Haaland, and representatives from Orsted and Eversource commemorated the completion of South Fork Wind, New York’s first commercial-scale offshore wind farm: “Bringing clean, emissions-free offshore wind energy … Continue reading ACP Statement on South Fork Offshore Wind Completion

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ACP Statement on Major Milestone for Empire Wind

The American Clean Power Association (ACP) released the following statement from Anne Reynolds, ACP Vice President for Offshore Wind, after the Department of the Interior approved the Construction and Operations Plan for Equinor’s Empire Wind project in New York: “This is a milestone for Empire Wind and domestic offshore wind as a whole. When it … Continue reading ACP Statement on Major Milestone for Empire Wind

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ACP Statement on BOEM Finalizing Oregon Wind Energy Areas

The American Clean Power Association (ACP) released the following statement today from Anne Reynolds, Vice President for Offshore Wind, on the final designation of two Wind Energy Areas (WEA) off the south Oregon coast by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM). The designation allows BOEM to now invite leaseholder bids from offshore wind developers … Continue reading ACP Statement on BOEM Finalizing Oregon Wind Energy Areas

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ACP Statement on the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) Final Eagle Rule

The American Clean Power Association (ACP), issued the following statement from Tom Vinson, ACP Vice President for Policy and Regulatory Affairs on the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) Final Eagle Rule which was released on February 8, 2024:   “Wind energy and eagle conservation have proven to be compatible. The bald eagle population is booming, … Continue reading ACP Statement on the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) Final Eagle Rule

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