March 7, 2023
ACORE Welcomes Third Cohort of Speed up Member Firms
Washington, D.C. – The American Council on Renewable Power (ACORE) introduced at this time that eight firms have been chosen to affix the ACORE Speed up Membership Program as a part of its third cohort, which can lengthen from 2023-2025.
The ACORE Speed up Membership Program, a 2022 recipient of the Division of Power’s Inclusive Power Innovation Prize, helps the success of small, rising renewable vitality firms owned and/or operated by leaders who establish as ladies, Asian-Indian, Asian-Pacific, Black, Hispanic, or Native American. Taking part firms obtain a complimentary two-year membership, an schooling stipend, devoted workers, free entry to ACORE’s paid occasions, focused business briefings, pro-bono authorized and advisory companies, and unique networking alternatives, amongst different advantages.
The businesses becoming a member of the ACORE Speed up Membership Program’s third cohort are:
Brevian Power, based mostly in Vista, California, a business microgrid options supplier with a mission to deliver reasonably priced, dependable, renewable energy to properties, companies, and communities.
CFEX, Inc., based mostly in San Francisco, California, a renewable vitality transaction platform between consumers (enterprise off-takers) and sellers (builders) that makes company renewable vitality procurements, publish business operation date, extra environment friendly and scalable to fulfill enterprises’ fast-growing Scope 2 decarbonization wants.
Copacity, Inc., based mostly in Windfall, Rhode Island, a expertise platform for clear vitality procurement that connects renewable vitality consumers and sellers and delivers clear vitality options that present for lasting financial alternatives.
Inexperienced Energy Ventures, based mostly in Austell, Georgia, a local weather resiliency and renewable vitality challenge improvement and funding administration agency concentrating on neglected establishments in underserved markets.
IWNL Power, LLC, based mostly in Orlando, Florida, a consulting agency growing and implementing workforce improvement and coaching options throughout the renewable vitality sector with a concentrate on offshore wind.
Midflare Company, based mostly in Atlanta, Georgia, a business and utility-scale photo voltaic challenge developer within the utility and distributed technology house with a ardour for bringing photo voltaic and integrating renewable vitality ideas into curriculums at HBCUs, in addition to serving traditionally underserved communities by neighborhood photo voltaic.
Ryter Cooperative Industries, based mostly in Highland Park, Michigan, a solar-plus-storage companies supplier specializing in net-zero and off-grid options together with neighborhood photo voltaic farms and photo voltaic charging stations.
Scalar Worldwide, based mostly in Tampa, Florida, are asset managers and advisors that construct, personal, and function vitality and water effectivity infrastructure belongings.
“ACORE’s Speed up members are blazing a path for extra renewable vitality firms owned and operated by ladies and folks of coloration to enter into the business whereas additionally delivering the transformational clear vitality expertise, improvement, socioeconomic, and restorative justice developments our sector and nation want essentially the most,” stated ACORE Senior Vice President of Variety, Fairness, Inclusion, and Justice Constance Thompson. “Reaching a simply transition to a renewable vitality economic system means breaking down the systemic limitations to fairness, inclusion, and financial justice inside our business, and the ACORE Speed up Membership Program is doing simply that. I’m delighted to welcome eight new firms to the ACORE Speed up household at this time, and we look ahead to supporting their continued success.”
“ACORE is happy to welcome the third cohort of promising Speed up member firms to our group,” stated ACORE President and CEO Gregory Wetstone. “Launched in 2020, the ACORE Speed up Membership Program has already helped facilitate a whole bunch of business-to-business interactions, offering a platform for Speed up members to scale their enterprise. Whereas we’re pleased with the progress this program has made up to now in reaching a extra numerous and inclusive sector, there are crucial challenges that lie forward. The ACORE group is keen to proceed working intently with our rising Speed up membership community to help a simply transition to renewable vitality.”
The ACORE Speed up Membership Program is made attainable by the beneficiant and sustained help of Speed up’s sponsors and program companions. To be taught extra about this system and the businesses concerned, go to www.acore.org/speed up.
For greater than 20 years, the American Council on Renewable Power (ACORE) has been the nation’s premier pan-renewable nonprofit group. ACORE unites finance, coverage and expertise to speed up the transition to a renewable vitality economic system. For extra info, please go to www.acore.org.
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American Council on Renewable Power
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