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Powering America's Growth

From cities to farms, the clean power industry powers more of the United States every day, and contributes more to the economy than any other source of energy.

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The industry achieved major milestones last year, but clean energy deployment must accelerate at a more rapid pace to reach a net zero grid by 2035.

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ACP Members Named to World’s Most Innovative Companies List

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The clean power industry is full of innovators who are leading the global transition to a clean energy economy. Congratulations to ACP members Hannon Armstrong and The AES Corporation for being recognized on Fast Company’s annual list of the World’s Most Innovative Companies for 2022.

Clean Energy is Powering American Jobs

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Hear why clean power workers in the field believe updating and modernizing our nation’s energy infrastructure will create even more clean energy jobs and economic opportunities for Americans across the country.

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We unite the power of the renewable energy industry.

The American clean power sector is providing cost-effective solutions to the climate crisis while creating jobs, spurring investment, and driving innovation.

The American Clean Power Association enables the transformation of the U.S. power grid to a low-cost, reliable and renewable power system. By uniting the power of wind, solar, transmission and storage companies and their allied industries, both public and private, we are championing policies that enable the continued and aggressive growth in renewable energy in the United States.

 

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our larger geographic and economic footprint.

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to the external environment quickly.

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all sectors, business models, and aspects of the renewable energy value chain.

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501(c)(3), (c)(4) and (c)(6) for maximum impact.

The renewable energy industry is moving America's economy into the future

Clean power at a glance

Clean energy provides jobs for nearly 443,000 Americans.

The U.S. has enough installed clean energy to power 58 million American homes.

states, home to over a quarter of the United States population, and accounting for a third of U.S. GDP are successfully reducing emissions with active carbon pricing programs:

  • California
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Rhode Island
  • Vermont

$1.87 trillion

Over the next ten years, $1.87 trillion in additional federal revenue could be generated by a carbon tax levied on all energy-related carbon emissions at a rate of $50 per metric ton and an annual growth rate of 5 percent.

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