American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE) has announced that Michael R. Brower has been appointed the new President and CEO of the organization. Brower served as the Interim President and CEO since July 29th, 2013.
Brower has been an ACORE member since 2002, a member of the Board of Directors, and is a long time Leadership Council member. Most recently, he served as Senior Federal Policy Director at Mosaic Federal Affairs, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hiscock and Barclay LLP, a New York law firm. Brower is a retired career Naval Officer and Aviator.
Throughout his career, Brower has been directly engaged in a wide-variety of renewable energy projects, including work in development, funding and finance, and operational deployments.
Additionally, ACORE recently announced four new Board of Directors members as a result of the annual election of Director. Dan Adler, (managing director, California Clean Energy Fund); Matt Cheney (CEO, CleanPath Ventures LLC); Michael Ware (founder, Advance Capital Markets, Inc.); and Kathleen Weiss (vice president of federal government affairs with First Solar) now fill the vacancies.