ACORE Names 2024 Class of New and Returning Board Members


WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE), a national nonprofit that unites finance, policy and technology to accelerate the transition to a renewable energy economy, today announced its new Board class for 2024.

Effective January 1, seven new members joined the ACORE Board of Directors:

  • Puneet Verma, Vice President, Government Affairs, Avangrid
  • Robin Millican, Senior Director, U.S. Policy and Advocacy, Breakthrough Energy
  • Sandhya Ganapathy, Chief Executive Officer, EDP Renewables North America
  • Christian Warren, Chief Executive Officer and President, Midflare Corporation
  • James Giamarino, Chief Commercial Officer, Ørsted Americas
  • Adam Altenhofen, Senior Vice President, Environmental Finance Team, U.S. Bancorp Impact Finance
  • Jordan Newman, Managing Director, Renewable Energy & Environment Finance, Wells Fargo

The following current Board members were elected or appointed to new three-year terms: Pat Reiten, Berkshire Hathaway Energy; Mit Buchanan, J.P. Morgan; Himanshu Saxena, Lotus Infrastructure Partners; and Laura Beane, Vestas.

“We are delighted to kick off the new year by welcoming a terrific class of new and returning members to ACORE’s Board of Directors,” said ACORE President and CEO Ray Long. “This group has a wealth of experience that will provide invaluable support for ACORE as we work to build America’s renewable energy future.”

“Congratulations to all of our new ACORE Board members,” said Kevin Gresham, ACORE’s Board Chair and Senior Vice President of Government Relations & Regulatory Affairs at RWE Clean Energy LLC. “The addition of their expertise and leadership to ACORE’s already superb group of returning Board members puts ACORE in a strong position to navigate the energy transition and further support its member companies.”

For more information and a full list of ACORE’s Board of Directors, please visit


About ACORE:
For over 20 years, the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) has been the nation’s leading voice on the issues most essential to renewable energy expansion. ACORE unites finance, policy, and technology to accelerate the transition to a renewable energy economy. For more information, please visit

Media Contacts:
Alex Hobson
Sr. Vice President, Communications
American Council on Renewable Energy | 202.830.3592 (o) | 202.594.0706 (c)

Dylan Helms
Associate, Communications
American Council on Renewable Energy | 202.935.6491 (o) | 727.290.8804 (c)


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