ANNAPOLIS, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital, Inc. ("Hannon Armstrong") (NYSE: HASI), a capital provider focused on sustainable infrastructure markets that address climate change, today announced that it has received the prestigious Renewable Energy Leadership Award from the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE), a national business group made up of companies that finance, develop, manufacture and use all forms of renewable energy.
Hannon Armstrong President and CEO Jeffrey Eckel will accept the award at ACORE’s annual American Renewable Energy Gala on Tuesday evening March 19, 2019, in Washington, D.C.
"It is an honor to receive this recognition from ACORE, which has always been an essential convener on renewable energy policy and finance issues,” said Mr. Eckel. "The rise of wind and solar power in this country has led to a remarkable reduction in carbon emissions, and we are proud of the positive impact our diverse portfolio of behind-the-meter and grid-connected renewable energy investments are making every day. While we take great pride in supporting an industry that has truly gone mainstream, there is much more work we all need to do to combat the climate crisis and ensure a clean energy future.”
ACORE’s Renewable Energy Leadership Awards recognize companies who have done outstanding work to accelerate growth of the renewable energy economy. The awards celebrate innovation, partnership, advocacy, investment and overall support of the U.S. renewables sector. Previous winners include Amazon, BlackRock, General Electric and Google.
“Hannon Armstrong sets the gold standard for clean energy finance, embracing an innovative, environmentally-conscientious approach to their investments,” said Gregory Wetstone, ACORE’s president and chief executive officer. “In recognition of their accomplishments, we are pleased to present Hannon the Renewable Energy Leadership Award and look forward to working together to advance America’s transition to carbon-free, renewable energy sources.”
About Hannon Armstrong
Hannon Armstrong (NYSE: HASI) focuses on solutions that reduce carbon emissions and increase resilience to climate change by providing capital and specialized expertise to the leading companies in the energy efficiency, renewable energy and other sustainable infrastructure markets. Our goal is to generate attractive returns for our shareholders by investing in a diversified portfolio of assets and projects that generate long-term, recurring and predictable cash flows or cost savings from proven commercial technologies. Hannon Armstrong is proud to be the first U.S. public company exclusively focused on financing solutions to climate change. We are based in Annapolis, Maryland. For more information, please visit www.hannonarmstrong.com. Follow Hannon Armstrong on LinkedIn and Twitter @HannonArmstrong.
The American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) is a national non-profit organization that unites finance, policy and technology to accelerate the transition to a renewable energy economy. Founded in 2001, ACORE is the focal point for collaborative advocacy across the renewable energy sector, supported by hundreds of members spanning renewable energy technologies and constituencies. Every year, ACORE convenes top business leaders and policymakers at its annual forums on finance, policy and grid technology in New York City, Washington, D.C. and San Francisco. For more information, please visit www.acore.org and follow @ACORE on Twitter.