Conference Host

  • RES

    RES has developed and/or built over 12 GW of renewable energy and energy storage projects worldwide, has an asset management portfolio exceeding 2 GW, and is active in energy storage, solar, wind, and transmission technologies. Our global storage construction portfolio includes 15 projects totaling over 144 MW (96 MWh). RES ranks as one of the top utility-scale energy storage systems integrators (Navigant Research). RES’ storage solutions are safe, reliable, and economical that can concurrently provide multiple grid services.


  • AES

    The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES) is a Fortune 200 global power company. We provide affordable, sustainable energy to 17 countries through our diverse portfolio of distribution businesses as well as thermal and renewable generation facilities. Our workforce of 21,000 people is committed to operational excellence and meeting the world’s changing power needs. Our 2015 revenues were $15 billion and we own and manage $37 billion in total assets.

  • Alevo

    Alevo is redefining energy through innovative battery technology & smart data analytics. As a vertically engineered turn-key energy storage solution, Alevo manufactures its own batteries, unparalleled in safety, robustness, and reliability. Alevo also provides system integration through its GridBank™ Energy Storage design and coordinates its own project development including EPC (engineering, permitting and construction.)  Alevo Analytics offers advanced analytics and simulations, business intelligence and advisory services, identifying where energy storage will deliver the greatest environmental and economic impact to the grid.

  • NextEra Energy Resources, LLC

    NextEra Energy, Inc. is a leading clean energy company with consolidated revenues of approximately $16.2 billion, approximately 45,900 megawatts of generating capacity, and approximately 14,700 employees in 30 states and Canada as of year-end 2016. NextEra Energy's principal subsidiaries are Florida Power & Light Company, which is one of the largest rate regulated electric utilities in the United States, and NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, which is the world's largest generator of renewable energy from the wind and sun.


  • East Penn Manufacturing Co., Inc.

    East Penn Manufacturing and its storage solutions subsidiary, Ecoult, deliver energy storage modules and turnkey projects for emerging markets such as solar, wind, and electrical grid storage applications. Using the breakthrough Deka® UltraBattery® technology, meticulously manufactured by East Penn, the UltraBattery® is powerfully responsive, reliable, cost effective, safe and virtually 100% recyclable.

  • GE Grid Solutions

    Grid Solutions, a General Electric and Alstom joint venture, is serving customers globally with over 20,000 employees in approximately 80 countries. Grid Solutions helps enable utilities and industry to effectively manage electricity from the point of generation to the point of consumption, helping to maximize the reliability, efficiency and resiliency of the grid. 

  • LG Chem

    LG Chem, Ltd. is a globally diversified chemical company which operates three main business units: Petrochemicals, IT & Electronic Materials, and Energy Solution. The company manufactures a wide range of products, from petrochemical goods to high-value added plastics, and extends its chemical expertise into high-tech areas such as electronic materials and rechargeable batteries. With significant market share in consumer, automotive and stationary applications, LG Chem is one of the world’s largest lithium-ion battery manufacturers.

  • NEC Energy Solutions

    NEC Energy Solutions, Advanced Grid Energy Storage for utility scale, microgrid, commercial, industrial energy storage, grid-scale energy storage systems, high-voltage battery management systems, large-scale energy storage systems. With system integration expertise focusing on high performance, efficiency, safety and reliability, NEC Energy Solution’s products have successfully operated since 2009 and have reached over 120MW deployed on the grid worldwide.

  • Samsung SDI

    Samsung SDI, established in 1970, is an affiliate of the Samsung Group and has been the global leading manufacturer of lithium-ion batteries for mobile,automotive vehicles and ESS(energy storage system). Samsung SDI provides optimized battery solution for applications from kWh to MWh based on our excellent cell technology and experience. At the ESA expo, Samsung SDI will introduce enhanced 2017 battery systems line-up for utility-scale and commercial through innovation. please visit our booth and meet Samsung SDI. 

  • Sungrow Power Supply Company

    Sungrow is a world-class technology provider, specializing in PV inverters and energy storage equipment for residential, commercial, and utility-scale PV power plant systems. Founded in 1997, Sungrow is a customer-oriented and innovation-led organization focusing on renewable power generation. For over 20 years, Sungrow has spearheaded innovation in the PV inverter industry with its consistent focus on R&D. This focus on R&D has kept Sungrow’s broad product lineup as the preeminent choice in the ever-evolving solar industry.


  • Saft America, Inc.

    Saft is an acknowledged leader in the development and industrialization of lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries with proven expertise that goes far beyond the manufacture of cells and battery modules to include project management and delivery of complete fully tested and qualified systems. Saft is now building on this wealth of experience to provide Li-ion energy storage systems that offer the optimum combination of performance, reliability and safety for bankable projects in energy services and renewable energy integration.

Other Sponsors

  • Advancion

    Charging Lab Sponsor

    Advancion® is a full turnkey, 4th generation grid storage solution from AES. Advancion’s Nodal Architecture provides smaller, autonomous units of control for Advancion arrays, enabling it to provide simultaneous operations across the array, in a highly modular and compact footprint. Advancion’s Control System unlocks the full value of the Nodal Architecture, providing customers with unprecedented control to maximize revenue and reduce costs.

  • Black & Veatch

    A View of Denver Reception Host

    Black & Veatch is a leading global engineering, consulting and construction company with the mission of Building a World of Difference®.  As the presence of renewable energy increases on the grid, energy storage is becoming a key tool for utility grid management.  Additionally, large power consumers are learning its role in demand charge management.  Our expertise in power generation, power delivery, microgrids and renewable energy integration gives us insight into the most effective energy storage integration methods.

  • Burns & McDonnell

    Special Expo Sponsorship

    At Burns & McDonnell, our engineers, architects, construction professionals, scientists and consultants do more than plan, design and construct. With a mission unchanged since 1898 — make our clients successful — our more than 5,300 employee-owners partner with you to solve the toughest challenges, constantly working to make the world an amazing place.

  • Dynapower Company

    Keynote Speaker Sponsor

    Dynapower’s four-quadrant bi-directional energy storage inverter systems utilize advanced digital controllers for management of real and reactive power, system monitoring, and protection. The company’s MPS™, CPS™, and SPS product lines are IEEE and UL1741 compliant; offer sub-cycle response with zero voltage ride-through; feature a Dynamic Transfer function that can be operated in both grid-tied or stand-alone modes. Dynapower inverters are deployed globally as grid-tied energy storage inverters and as micro-grid inverters, enabling increased penetration of renewable generation resources.

  • Electric Power Research Institute

    Student Sponsor

    The Electric Power Research Institute, Inc. conducts research and development relating to the generation, delivery and use of electricity for the benefit of the public. An independent, nonprofit organization, we bring together scientists and engineers as well as experts from academia and the industry to help address challenges in electricity.

    Our research provides both short- and long-term solutions that enable the transformation of power systems to be more flexible, resilient and connected. Our ultimate goal is to provide society with safe, reliable, affordable and environmentally responsible electricity.

  • EnergeiaWorks

    Welcome Reception Host

    EnergeiaWorks is a global leader in executive recruiting and talent acquisition for Clean Energy, Smart Grid, Energy Storage, Home Energy Management, and Sustainable Energy markets. Clients range from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies including hardware manufacturers, construction companies, engineering consulting firms, energy utilities, software developers, service providers, and government organizations. Over the last 6 years, EnergeiaWorks has helped over 100 companies with talent acquisition on 4 continents. All while maintaining a 98% retention rate. 

  • GILDEMEISTER energy storage GmbH

    Expo Stage Sponsor

    GILDEMEISTER energy storage is targeting project developers, direct customers and installation contractors in the renewable energy sector to implement cooperative projects. The energy storage system CellCube is a milestone in the history of regenerative energy management. Whether in combination with photovoltaics, wind turbines, biogas generators or parallel operation, the vanadium redox flow energy storage stystem ensures an uninterrupted power supply. The system is designed for all customers who wish to take power supply in their own hands.

  • IHI Energy Storage Solutions

    Networking Break Sponsor

    IHI was established as Ishikawajima Shipyard in 1853. We have since evolved into a comprehensive heavy industry manufacturer that can contribute to social progress by relentlessly pursuing technological excellence and by cultivating advanced engineering capabilities.

  • Johnson Controls

    Wireless Internet and Smartphone App

    Johnson Controls is a global multi-industrial and technology leader serving customers in more than 150 countries. With core business in the building and energy storage industries, our diverse portfolio of businesses includes energy and operational efficiency solutions for buildings; lead-acid automotive, advanced hybrid and electric vehicle batteries; and distributed energy storage solutions. We anticipate, innovate and exceed expectations to help our customers, employees and communities enjoy a better world. Learn more at www.johnsoncontrols.com or @johnsoncontrols.

  • Parker Hannifin Corporation - Energy Grid Tie Division

    Craft Beer and Expo Stage Sponsor

    With annual sales of approximately $13 billion in fiscal year 2015, Parker Hannifin is the world's leading diversified manufacturer of motion and control technologies and systems. The Energy Grid Tie Division is an industry leading manufacturer of utility scale grid tie inverters used in energy storage power conversion systems. The division offers global sales and support channels. With over 225MW deployed globally, Parker offers unrivaled application knowledge and real world experience to its customers. 

  • PTMW

    Craft Beer Sponsor

    PTMW manufactures pre-fabricated metal enclosures for power generation, delivery, renewables and energy storage infrastructure.  Enclosures are designed to meet customer functional requirements, and specifications.  PTMW's dedication to quality, on-time delivery and attractive pricing results in strong, long-term customer relationships.  Renewable and storage applications include; BESS enclosures, Inverter enclosures, Substation control buildings, Outdoor cabinets. PTMW combines state of the art manufacturing, quality, on-time delivery and attractive pricing to provide unparalleled customer loyalty.  PTMW is a women owned business and ISO9001 Registered.

  • S&C Electric Company

    Conference Lanyard Sponsor

    S&C, a leader at integrating energy storage into the grid, draws on real-world expertise to ensure your energy storage project is a success, from the earliest stages of project evaluation and design to system commissioning and life-cycle maintenance. Our energy storage systems use S&C’s field-proven power electronics technology to provide rapid response to changing system conditions.

  • RESolve

    Craft Beer Sponsor

    RESolve is Renewable Energy System's advanced energy response system. Applied at every level of the battery system, its standards-based architecture supports a ‘least-cost’ procurement approach that improves asset life and reduces operating costs.