AMERICAN COUNCIL ON RENEWABLE ENERGY

Address
1600 K STREET NW NO 650
WASHINGTON, DC 20006
Contact
Website: http://www.acore.org
Phone: +1 (202) 393-0001
Nonprofit
NTEE: C35 - Energy Resources Conservation and Development
EIN: 52-2353661

Mission

WE ARE THE FOCAL POINT FOR COLLABORATIVE EFFORTS ACROSS THE RENEWABLE ENERGY SECTOR, SUPPORTED BY HUNDREDS OF MEMBERS SPANNING ALL CONSTITUENCIES IN THE RENEWABLE ENERGY SECTOR. ACORE ACCOMPLISHES MUCH OF ITS WORK BY CONVENING SENIOR LEADERS, FACILITATING PARTNERSHIPS BETWEEN MEMBERS, EDUCATING OFFICIALS ON KEY POLICIES, PUBLISHING RESEARCH AND ANALYSIS ON PRESSING ISSUES.
 20162015201420132012
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation2001
Subsection code03
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Metropolitan statistical area8872
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$704,610.00$466,854.00$545,146.00$422,819.00$597,009.00
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$642,442.00$428,447.00$525,518.00$566,134.00$730,744.00
Number of employees1617161817
Number of people compensated >$100k43334
Number of volunteers00  60
Number of highly compensated contractors0000 
Personnel
Adler, Dan
Title  interim president/ceoco-chairmanco-chairman
Name of key/compensated person  DAN ADLERDAN ADLERDAN ADLER
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  TrueTrueTrue
Current officer  TrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org  3.05.05.0
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00  
Average hours per week working for related orgs  0.0  
Anderson, Mark
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORdirectordirectordirector
Name of key/compensated personMARK ANDERSONMARK ANDERSONMark Andersonmark andersonmark anderson
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.01.01.0
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Average hours per week working for related orgs  0.0  
Armijo, Frank
TitleDIRECTOR    
Name of key/compensated personFRANK ARMIJO    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org1.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Berven, Doug
Title DIRECTORdirectordirectordirector
Name of key/compensated person DOUG BERVENDoug Bervendoug bervendoug berven
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.01.01.0
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00  
Average hours per week working for related orgs  0.0  
Blaylock, R
Title   Dir Finance & Admin part yearDirector Finance & Admin
Name of key/compensated person   R Mark BlaylockR Mark Blaylock
Position of compensated person
Current officer   TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org   40.040.0
Reportable compensation from org   $76,657.00$25,854.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs   $2,961.00$798.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs     $0.00
Borenstein, Gerald
TitleSENIOR VP-FINANCE & ADMINCFO   
Name of key/compensated personGERALD BORENSTEINGERALD BORENSTEIN   
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.00   
Reportable compensation from org$146,311.00$110,871.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$19,564.00$14,257.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Brower, Michael
Title  CEO - part yearinterim president/ceo 
Name of key/compensated person  Michael Browermichael brower 
Position of compensated person
Current officer  TrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org  40.040.0 
Reportable compensation from org  $225,000.00$44,640.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00$0.00 
Average hours per week working for related orgs  0.0  
Casten, Thomas
Title    DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person    THOMAS CASTEN
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Average hours per week working for org    1.0
Chaney, Matt
Title  DIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated person  MATT CHANEY  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  True  
Average hours per week working for org  1.0  
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00  
Average hours per week working for related orgs  0.0  
Cheney, Matt
Title DIRECTOR   
Name of key/compensated person MATT CHENEY   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True   
Average hours per week working for org 1.00   
Reportable compensation from org $0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00   
Dajani, Mona
TitleDIRECTOR    
Name of key/compensated personMONA DAJANI    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org1.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Desmond, Joseph
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORdirectordirectordirector
Name of key/compensated personJOSEPH DESMONDJOSEPH DESMONDJoseph Desmondjoseph desmondjoseph desmond
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.01.01.0
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Average hours per week working for related orgs  0.0  
Eisenberger, Nicholas
Title DIRECTORdirectordirectordirector
Name of key/compensated person NICHOLAS MOORE EISENBERGERNicholas Moore Eisenbergernicholas moore eisenbergernicholas eisenberger
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.01.01.0
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00  
Average hours per week working for related orgs  0.0  
Evans, Jamie
TitleDIRECTOR    
Name of key/compensated personJAMIE EVANS    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org1.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Feldman, Roger
Title DIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person ROGER D FELDMANROGER FELDMANROGER FELDMANROGER FELDMAN
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.01.01.0
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00  
Average hours per week working for related orgs  0.0  
Ferguson, Matt
TitleSECRETARYSECRETARYsecretarysecretarydirector
Name of key/compensated personMATT FERGUSONMATT FERGUSONMatt Fergusonmatt fergusonmatt ferguson
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Current officerTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.01.01.0
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Average hours per week working for related orgs  0.0  
Foley, Matthew
Title CSOCSOSVP POLICY & GOVT RELATIONSSVP POLICY & GOVT RELATIONS
Name of key/compensated person MATTHEW TODD FOLEYMATTHEW TODD FOLEYMATTHEW Todd FOLEYMATTHEW Todd FOLEY
Position of compensated person
Current officer TrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org 40.0040.040.040.0
Reportable compensation from org $169,059.00$172,121.00$172,317.00$197,612.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $19,835.00$14,819.00$8,524.00$8,742.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs  0.0  
Foley, Todd
TitleSENIOR VP-POLICY & GOVT AFFAIRS    
Name of key/compensated personTODD FOLEY    
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrue    
Average hours per week working for org40.00    
Reportable compensation from org$171,794.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$20,579.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Gerber, Neil
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTOR   
Name of key/compensated personNEIL GERBERNEIL GERBER   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org1.001.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Gibbels, Rolf
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORdirectordirector 
Name of key/compensated personROLF GIBBELSROLF GIBBELSRolf Gibbelsrolf gibbels 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.01.0 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Average hours per week working for related orgs  0.0  
Giordano, David
TitleDIRECTOR    
Name of key/compensated personDAVID GIORDANO    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org1.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Goodwin, Mark
TitleDIRECTOR    
Name of key/compensated personMARK GOODWIN    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org1.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Grow, Skip
TitleDIRECTOR    
Name of key/compensated personSKIP GROW    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org1.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Holmberg, William
Title    Director
Name of key/compensated person    William Holmberg
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Average hours per week working for org    1.0
Johnson, Sydney
Title DIRECTORDIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated person SYDNEY MCNIFF JOHNSONSYDNEY MCNIFF JOHNSON  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.0  
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00  
Average hours per week working for related orgs  0.0  
Kao, Ja
TitleDIRECTOR    
Name of key/compensated personJA KAO    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org1.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Kellogg, Shannon
TitleDIRECTOR    
Name of key/compensated personSHANNON KELLOGG    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org1.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
McGinn, Dennis
Title   President & CEO part yearPresident & CEO
Name of key/compensated person   Dennis V McGinnDennis V McGinn
Position of compensated person
Current officer   TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org   40.040.0
Reportable compensation from org   $144,872.00$239,167.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs   $0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs     $0.00
Morgan, Stephen
TitleFINANCE CHAIRDIRECTORDirectorDirectorDirector
Name of key/compensated personSTEPHEN E MORGANSTEPHEN E MORGANStephen MorganStephen MorganStephen Morgan
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Current officerTrue    
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.01.01.0
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Average hours per week working for related orgs  0.0  
Murphy, J
Title    director
Name of key/compensated person    j andrew murphy
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Average hours per week working for org    1.0
Nickey, Susan
TitleDIRECTOR    
Name of key/compensated personSUSAN NICKEY    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org1.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Reicher, Dan
TitleCHAIRCO-CHAIRinterim ceo / co-chairmanco-chairmanco-chairman
Name of key/compensated personDAN REICHERDAN REICHERDAN REICHERDAN REICHERDAN REICHER
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Current officerTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org3.003.003.01.05.0
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Average hours per week working for related orgs  0.0  
Siegel, Judy
Title DIRECTORDIRECTORdirectorTREASURER & DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person JUDY SIEGELJUDY SIEGELJUDY SIEGeLJUDY SIEGeL
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrueTrueTrue
Current officer    True
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.01.01.0
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00  
Average hours per week working for related orgs  0.0  
Siler, Janis
Title    DIR FIN & ADMIN/asst treasurer
Name of key/compensated person    JANIS F SILER
Position of compensated person
Current officer    True
Average hours per week working for org    40.0
Reportable compensation from org    $124,836.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs    $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs     $0.00
Snyder, Cathy
Title DIRECTORdirectordirectordirector
Name of key/compensated person CATHY SNYDERCathy Snydercathy snydercathy snyder
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.01.01.0
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00  
Average hours per week working for related orgs  0.0  
Spencer, Jim
TitleDIRECTOR    
Name of key/compensated personJIM SPENCER    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org1.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Ware, Michael
TitleDIRECTORFINANCE CHAIRfinance chairfinance chairDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personMICHAEL WAREMICHAEL WAREMICHAEL WAREMICHAEL WAREMICHAEL WARE
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Current officer TrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org1.001.005.05.01.0
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Average hours per week working for related orgs  0.0  
Weirich, Thomas
TitleSENIOR VP-CORPORATE RELATIONSCOOCOOsvp of corporate relationsVP MEMBERSHIP & CORP RELATIONS
Name of key/compensated personTHOMAS WEIRICHTHOMAS WEIRICHTHOMAS WEIRICHTHOMAS WEIRICHTHOMAS WEIRICH
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.0040.040.040.0
Reportable compensation from org$106,819.00$148,517.00$128,397.00$127,648.00$143,275.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$3,905.00$4,315.00$4,809.00$4,567.00$4,779.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs  0.0  
Weiss, Kathy
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated personKATHY WEISSKATHY WEISSKATHY WEISS  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.0  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Average hours per week working for related orgs  0.0  
Westrick, Ken
Title    Director
Name of key/compensated person    Ken Westrick
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Average hours per week working for org    1.0
Wetstone, Greg
TitlePRESIDENT/CEO    
Name of key/compensated personGREG WETSTONE    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Current officerTrue    
Average hours per week working for org40.00    
Reportable compensation from org$217,518.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$18,120.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Wood, Ray
TitleDIRECTOR    
Name of key/compensated personRAY WOOD    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org1.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Woodson, Patrick
TitleDIRECTOR    
Name of key/compensated personPATRICK WOODSON    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org1.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Zibelman, Audrey
Title    director
Name of key/compensated person    audrey zibelman
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Average hours per week working for org    1.0
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesTO UNITE BUSINESS, POLICY AND FINANCE TO ACCELERATE THE TRANSITION TO A RENEWABLE ENERGY ECONOMY.TO BUILD A SECURE AND PROSPEROUS AMERICA WITH CLEAN, RENEWABLE ENERGY.THE AMERICAN COUNCIL ON RENEWABLE ENERGY (ACORE) WORKS TO build a secure and prosperous america with clean, renewable energy.THE AMERICAN COUNCIL ON RENEWABLE ENERGY (ACORE) WORKS TO build a secure and prosperous america with clean, renewable energy.THE AMERICAN COUNCIL ON RENEWABLE ENERGY (ACORE) WORKS TO build a secure and prosperous america with clean, renewable energy.
Program service expenses, total$2,089,405.00$2,247,083.00$2,951,807.00$2,138,825.00$2,134,150.00
Programs, including revenue & expenses
CONFERENCES & SEMINARS: ACORE BRINGS TOGETHER THE MAJOR STAKEHOLDERS IN RENEWABLE ENERGY AT OUR CONFERENCES AND SEMINAR. OUR CONFERENCES AND SEMINARS ARE ORGANIZED TO COVER THE CRITICAL TRENDS AND ISSUES AFFECTING ALL TYPES OF RENEWABLE ENERGY. IN 2015 ACORE HELD MAJOR CONFERENCES -THE POLICY FORUM, REFF WALL STREET, REFF WEST, AND REFF LATIN AMERICA & THE CARIBBEAN.
Program expenses $1,122,675.00$306,673.00$437,721.00$591,579.00
Program revenue $875,718.00$1,412,769.00$965,017.00$1,119,305.00
Program description CONFERENCES & SEMINARS: ACORE BRINGS TOGETHER THE MAJOR STAKEHOLDERS IN RENEWABLE ENERGY AT OUR CONFERENCES AND SEMINAR. OUR CONFERENCES AND SEMINARS ARE ORGANIZED TO COVER THE CRITICAL TRENDS AND ISSUES AFFECTING ALL TYPES OF RENEWABLE ENERGY. IN 2015 ACORE HELD MAJOR CONFERENCES -THE POLICY FORUM, REFF WALL STREET, REFF WEST, AND REFF LATIN AMERICA & THE CARIBBEAN.Conferences & Seminars - ACORE brings together the major stakeholders in renewable energy at our conferences and seminar. Our conferences and seminars are organized to cover the critical trends and issues affecting all types of renewable energy. In 2014 ACORE held four major conferences: the Policy Forum, REFF Wall Street, Reff West, and REFF Latin America & The Caribbean.Conferences & Seminars - ACORE brings together the major stakeholders in renewable energy at our conferences and seminar. Our conferences and seminars are organized to cover the critical trends and issues affecting all types of renewable energy. In 2012 ACORE held four major conferences: RETECH in Washington DC in October 2012, which was a business conference focused on the technologies in renewable energy with a trade show. The Renewable Energy Finance Forum - Wall Street was held in New York City in June 2012; Renewable Energy Financial Form - West in San Francisco in September 2012 and Renewable Energy Financial Forum - Latin America and Caribbean.. (Continued in Schedule O, page 32)Conferences & Seminars - ACORE brings together the major stakeholders in renewable energy at our conferences and seminar. Our conferences and seminars are organized to cover the critical trends and issues affecting all types of renewable energy. In 2012 ACORE held four major conferences: RETECH in Washington DC in October 2012, which was a business conference focused on the technologies in renewable energy with a trade show. The Renewable Energy Finance Forum - Wall Street was held in New York City in June 2012; Renewable Energy Financial Form - West in San Francisco in September 2012 and Renewable Energy Financial Forum - Latin America and Caribbean.. (Continued in Schedule O, page 33)
MEMBERSHIP AND PROGRAMS: ACORE DEPLOYS THREE MAJOR PROGRAMS TO DRIVE ITS OVERALL MISSION.1) THE U.S. PARTNERSHIP FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY FINANCE (US PREF), THE LEADING COALITION OF FINANCIERS AND INVESTORS WHO UNITE TO TACKLE MARKET BARRIERS AND UNLOCK CAPITAL FOR CLEAN ENERGY. 2) THE PARTNERSHIP FOR RENEWABLE INTEGRATION AND MARKET EXPANSION (PRIME), A GROUP OF PROMINENT, MULTI-TECHNOLOGY RENEWABLE ENERGY COMPANIES, INVESTORS, AND CONSUMERS THAT GUIDE ACORE'S STRATEGIC POLICY AGENDA.3) THE LEADERSHIP COUNCIL, AN EXECUTIVE FORUM FOR LEADERS FROM ALL CORNERS OF THE INDUSTRY TO SOLVE THE BIGGEST ISSUES OF THE DAY. FOCUS AREAS: TO SUPPORT THE NECESSARY FINANCIAL STRUCTURES AND POLICY LEVERS THAT WILL GROW DEMAND FOR RENEWABLE POWER, ACORE CONVENES MEMBER WORKING GROUPS AROUND SPECIFIC FOCUS AREAS THAT ARE MOST ESSENTIAL TO MARKET EXPANSION. THESE INCLUDE:- POWER GENERATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE, AND RENEWABLE ENERGY MARKETS- CORPORATE RENEWABLE ENERGY PROCUREMENT- NATIONAL DEFENSE AND SECURITY- INTERNATIONAL INVESTMENT & DEPLOYMENT
Program expenses$1,817,992.00    
Program revenue$1,260,742.00    
Program descriptionMEMBERSHIP AND PROGRAMS: ACORE DEPLOYS THREE MAJOR PROGRAMS TO DRIVE ITS OVERALL MISSION.1) THE U.S. PARTNERSHIP FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY FINANCE (US PREF), THE LEADING COALITION OF FINANCIERS AND INVESTORS WHO UNITE TO TACKLE MARKET BARRIERS AND UNLOCK CAPITAL FOR CLEAN ENERGY. 2) THE PARTNERSHIP FOR RENEWABLE INTEGRATION AND MARKET EXPANSION (PRIME), A GROUP OF PROMINENT, MULTI-TECHNOLOGY RENEWABLE ENERGY COMPANIES, INVESTORS, AND CONSUMERS THAT GUIDE ACORE'S STRATEGIC POLICY AGENDA.3) THE LEADERSHIP COUNCIL, AN EXECUTIVE FORUM FOR LEADERS FROM ALL CORNERS OF THE INDUSTRY TO SOLVE THE BIGGEST ISSUES OF THE DAY. FOCUS AREAS: TO SUPPORT THE NECESSARY FINANCIAL STRUCTURES AND POLICY LEVERS THAT WILL GROW DEMAND FOR RENEWABLE POWER, ACORE CONVENES MEMBER WORKING GROUPS AROUND SPECIFIC FOCUS AREAS THAT ARE MOST ESSENTIAL TO MARKET EXPANSION. THESE INCLUDE:- POWER GENERATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE, AND RENEWABLE ENERGY MARKETS- CORPORATE RENEWABLE ENERGY PROCUREMENT- NATIONAL DEFENSE AND SECURITY- INTERNATIONAL INVESTMENT & DEPLOYMENT    
MEMBERSHIP AND PROGRAMS: ACORE PROVIDES A COMMON PLATFORM FOR THE WIDE RANGE OF INTERST IN THE RENEWABLE ENERGY SECTOR. OUR OVER 200 ORGANIZATIONAL MEMBERS INCLUDE RENEWABLE ENERGY INDUSTRIES, ASSOCIATIONS, NON-PROFITS, COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES, UTILITIES, PROFESSIONAL SERVICE FIRMS, FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS AND GOVERNMENT AGENCIES. WE PROVIDE MEMBERS A HOST OF SERVICES FOCUSED ON PROGRAMMATIC INVOLVEMENT RANGING FROM THREE MAJOR EDUCATIONAL CONFERENCES, NUMEROUS ROUNDTABLES & WEBINARS, PUBLICATIONS & INDUSTRY ANALYSIS, PARTICIPATION IN FOUR INITIATIVES AND TWO PROGRAMS, AND A VARIETY OF COMMUNICATIONS BASED EFFORTS TO EDUCATION ABOUT THE BENEFITS OF RENEWABLE ENERGY. IN 2015, ACORE HOSTED ITS REFF-WALL STREET, REFF-WEST AND NATIONAL RENEWABLE ENERGY POLICY FORUMS, CONTINUED PARTNERSHIP WITH THE AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION & BLOOMBERG NEW ENERGY FINANCE ON A MONTHLY WEBINAR SERIES, AS WELL AS CONVENED THE FOLLOWING FOUR INITIATIVES WITH ITS MEMBERSHIP: POWER GENERATION & INFRASTRUCTURE; NATIONAL DEFENSE & SECURITY, TRANSPORTATION AND INTERNATIONAL. IN ADDITION, ACORE CONTINUED ITS EDUCATIONAL COMMUNCATIONS EFFORTS THROUGH THE WWW.ENERGYFACTCHECK.ORG WEBSITE, AS WELL AS THROUGH A VARIETY OF PUBLICATIONS FOUND AT: HTTP://ACORE.ORG/PUBLICATIONS.
Program expenses $1,124,408.00$2,645,134.00  
Program revenue $1,112,474.00$1,235,447.00  
Program description MEMBERSHIP AND PROGRAMS: ACORE PROVIDES A COMMON PLATFORM FOR THE WIDE RANGE OF INTERST IN THE RENEWABLE ENERGY SECTOR. OUR OVER 200 ORGANIZATIONAL MEMBERS INCLUDE RENEWABLE ENERGY INDUSTRIES, ASSOCIATIONS, NON-PROFITS, COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES, UTILITIES, PROFESSIONAL SERVICE FIRMS, FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS AND GOVERNMENT AGENCIES. WE PROVIDE MEMBERS A HOST OF SERVICES FOCUSED ON PROGRAMMATIC INVOLVEMENT RANGING FROM THREE MAJOR EDUCATIONAL CONFERENCES, NUMEROUS ROUNDTABLES & WEBINARS, PUBLICATIONS & INDUSTRY ANALYSIS, PARTICIPATION IN FOUR INITIATIVES AND TWO PROGRAMS, AND A VARIETY OF COMMUNICATIONS BASED EFFORTS TO EDUCATION ABOUT THE BENEFITS OF RENEWABLE ENERGY. IN 2015, ACORE HOSTED ITS REFF-WALL STREET, REFF-WEST AND NATIONAL RENEWABLE ENERGY POLICY FORUMS, CONTINUED PARTNERSHIP WITH THE AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION & BLOOMBERG NEW ENERGY FINANCE ON A MONTHLY WEBINAR SERIES, AS WELL AS CONVENED THE FOLLOWING FOUR INITIATIVES WITH ITS MEMBERSHIP: POWER GENERATION & INFRASTRUCTURE; NATIONAL DEFENSE & SECURITY, TRANSPORTATION AND INTERNATIONAL. IN ADDITION, ACORE CONTINUED ITS EDUCATIONAL COMMUNCATIONS EFFORTS THROUGH THE WWW.ENERGYFACTCHECK.ORG WEBSITE, AS WELL AS THROUGH A VARIETY OF PUBLICATIONS FOUND AT: HTTP://ACORE.ORG/PUBLICATIONS.Membership and Programs ACORE PROVIDES A COMMON PLATFORM FOR THE WIDE RANGE OF INTERST IN THE RENEWABLE ENERGY SECTOR. OUR OVER 200 ORGANIZATIONAL MEMBERS INCLUDE RENEWABLE ENERGY INDUSTRIES, ASSOCIATIONS, NON-PROFITS, COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES, UTILITIES, PROFESSIONAL SERVICE FIRMS, FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS AND GOVERNMENT AGENCIES. (Continued on Schedule O, page 37)  
Membership and Programs - ACORE provides a common platform for the wide range of interests in the renewable energy space. Our 432 organizational members at 12/31/2012 included renewable energy industries, associations, non-profits, colleges and universities, utilities, professional service firms, financial institutions and government agencies. We hold two member days each year; publish weekly member updates; and provide the opportunity for our members to meet together in person and online through webinars, member days, and at our conferences which focus on specific topics of interest. (Continued in Schedule O, page 31)
Program expenses   $1,701,104.00$1,542,571.00
Program revenue   $1,355,696.00$1,488,714.00
Program description   Membership and Programs - ACORE provides a common platform for the wide range of interests in the renewable energy space. Our 432 organizational members at 12/31/2012 included renewable energy industries, associations, non-profits, colleges and universities, utilities, professional service firms, financial institutions and government agencies. We hold two member days each year; publish weekly member updates; and provide the opportunity for our members to meet together in person and online through webinars, member days, and at our conferences which focus on specific topics of interest. (Continued in Schedule O, page 31)Membership and Programs - ACORE provides a common platform for the wide range of interests in the renewable energy space. Our 432 organizational members at 12/31/2012 included renewable energy industries, associations, non-profits, colleges and universities, utilities, professional service firms, financial institutions and government agencies. We hold two member days each year; publish weekly member updates; and provide the opportunity for our members to meet together in person and online through webinars, member days, and at our conferences which focus on specific topics of interest. (Continued in Schedule O, page 32)
SIGNATURE EVENTS: ACORE PRODUCES THREE SIGNATURE EVENTS ANNUALLY TO BRING TOGETHER THE MAJOR STAKEHOLDERS IN RENEWABLE ENERGY:- NATIONAL RENEWABLE ENERGY POLICY FORUM AND INDUSTRY AWARDS GALA - WASHINGTON, D.C. - RENEWABLE ENERGY FINANCE FORUM - WALL STREET (REFF-WALL STREET) - NEW YORK CITY.- ACORE FINANCE WEST - SAN FRANCISCO.
Program expenses$271,413.00    
Program revenue$617,208.00    
Program descriptionSIGNATURE EVENTS: ACORE PRODUCES THREE SIGNATURE EVENTS ANNUALLY TO BRING TOGETHER THE MAJOR STAKEHOLDERS IN RENEWABLE ENERGY:- NATIONAL RENEWABLE ENERGY POLICY FORUM AND INDUSTRY AWARDS GALA - WASHINGTON, D.C. - RENEWABLE ENERGY FINANCE FORUM - WALL STREET (REFF-WALL STREET) - NEW YORK CITY.- ACORE FINANCE WEST - SAN FRANCISCO.    
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$2,307,151.00$2,419,115.00$3,354,182.00$3,344,872.00$3,227,144.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$428,401.00$423,841.00$703,723.00$902,926.00$618,816.00
Investment income, current yr$50.00$104.00$210.00$309.00$309.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$428,401.00$423,841.00$703,723.00$902,926.00$618,816.00
Total unrelated business revenue    $0.00
Other revenue, current yr$750.00$6,978.00$2,033.00$120,924.00$0.00
Net unrelated business taxable revenue$0.00$0.00   
Program service revenue (total)$1,877,950.00$1,988,192.00$2,648,216.00$2,320,713.00$2,608,019.00
Sources of contributions
Revenue from gov't grants  $585.00$72,635.00 
Revenue from all other contributions$428,401.00$423,841.00$703,138.00$830,291.00$618,816.00
Other types of revenue
Royalties (total)  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Miscellaneous revenue (total)$750.00$6,978.00$2,033.00$120,924.00$0.00
Net revenue from gaming (total)  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Investment income$50.00$104.00$210.00$309.00$309.00
Net rental income  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Net income from fundraising events  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Net inventory sales (total)  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$2,527,870.00$2,822,848.00$3,658,405.00$2,956,067.00$3,025,775.00
Total functional expenses: program service $2,089,405.00$2,247,083.00$2,951,807.00$2,138,825.00$2,134,150.00
Total functional expenses: management and general$378,071.00$425,348.00$546,477.00$635,827.00$689,919.00
Total functional expenses: fundraising$60,394.00$150,417.00$160,121.00$181,415.00$201,706.00
Fees for services
Lobbying fees (total)  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Legal fees (total)  $0.00$88.00$1,716.00
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
General management fees (total)  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Investment management fees (total)  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$354,393.00$347,428.00$503,090.00$970,275.00$603,922.00
Total assets, beginning of year$347,428.00$503,090.00$970,275.00$603,922.00$727,739.00
Total liabilities$1,261,260.00$1,037,959.00$789,888.00$952,850.00$975,302.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$1,037,959.00$789,888.00$952,850.00$975,302.00$1,300,488.00
Pledges & accounts receivable, net$150,000.00 $150,000.00$0.00$0.00
Loans & receivables from key persons  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr-$1,123,816.00-$840,531.00-$436,798.00-$170,943.00-$520,913.00
Temporarily restricted net assets$216,949.00$150,000.00$150,000.00$188,368.00$149,533.00
Permanently restricted net assets, end of yr  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Net assets-$906,867.00-$690,531.00-$286,798.00$17,425.00-$371,380.00
Net assets, beginning of year-$690,531.00-$286,798.00$17,425.00-$371,380.00-$572,749.00
Other liabilities$119,076.00$166,357.00$208,424.00$244,880.00$276,281.00
Bond liabilities  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Intangible assets  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Other assets  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Investments: other securities  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Investments: publicly traded securities  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Cash: non-interest bearing$4,251.00$14,217.00$9,580.00$327,492.00$184,339.00
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$14,217.00$9,580.00$327,492.00$184,339.00$155,626.00
Investments -- program-related  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Escrow or custodial account liability  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Loans and other payables to key persons  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Grants payable  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Inventories for sale or use  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses-$220,719.00-$403,733.00-$304,223.00$388,805.00$201,369.00
Advertising (total)$5,407.00$577.00$114,308.00$33,123.00$65,027.00
Savings & temp cash investment$70,763.00$8,848.00$101,651.00$158,144.00$136,652.00
Accounts receivable, net$164.00$155,000.00$29,558.00$158,010.00$0.00
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges$60,446.00$63,565.00$63,565.00$134,002.00$51,962.00
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$367,091.00$266,268.00$203,474.00$62,401.00$143,878.00
Deferred revenue$775,093.00$605,334.00$377,990.00$645,569.00$555,143.00
Unsecured notes & loans to unrelated parties  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Secured mortgages and notes payable  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Total net assets or fund balances-$906,867.00-$690,531.00-$286,798.00$17,425.00-$371,380.00
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$37,029.00$42,938.00$43,890.00$49,239.00$43,506.00
Payment to affiliates  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members2216161317
Number of independent voting members2116161317
Financial sheets were auditedTrue TrueTrueTrue
Accrual accountingTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Tax year start date2016-01-012015-01-012014-01-012013-01-012012-01-01
Tax year end date2016-12-012015-12-012014-12-012013-12-012012-12-01
Indicators for schedules (selected)
Business transaction with employee  True  
Lobbied    True
Grants to domestic org/gov't >$5k TrueTrueTrueTrue
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990990990990
IRS schema version2016v3.02015v2.12014v5.02013v3.12012v2.1
Filing identifier201733139349301703201613209349308001201533209349302963201432309349300008201342199349301104
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