Dan Reicher Named Chairman of ACORE Board of Directors

Dan Reicher
SLS Professor Dan Reicher

The American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE) this week announced that Dan Reicher, professor of the practice of law and executive director of Stanford University’s Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy Policy and Finance, has become chairman of ACORE’s Board of Directors.  Reicher, who has more than 25 years of experience in energy and environmental technology, policy, finance and law, was  formerly Director of Climate Change and Energy and Initiatives at Google, DOE Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy under President Clinton, and a member of President Obama’s Transition Team.

Responding to his appointment, Reicher described ACORE as the “smart and strong voice for all of renewable energy” and said, “We have great opportunities but many challenges in moving renewable energy into the mainstream of U.S. and global energy production in the 21st century.”

ACORE is a membership-based organization dedicated to advancing renewable energy in the U.S. through policy, finance and education. It is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with headquarters in Washington, DC. Its website is at http://www.acore.org.