Supporting Organizations

  • ABAQUE

    The Brazilian Energy Storage and Power Quality Association is leading the energy storage industry in Brazil and helping to create new market opportunities and reform regulations to enable widespread energy storage deployment

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  • ACORE

    ACORE, a 501©(3) non-profit membership organization, is dedicated to building a secure and prosperous America with clean, renewable energy. ACORE seeks to advance renewable energy through finance, policy, technology, and market development and is concentrating its member focus in 2014 on National Defense & Security, Power Generation & Infrastructure, and Transportation.

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  • Advanced Energy Economy

    Advanced Energy Economy (AEE) is a national association of business leaders. AEE engages in policy advocacy at the federal, state, and regulatory levels to identify and address cross-industry issues and targeted outreach to key stakeholder groups and policymakers. Our mission is transforming public policy to enable rapid growth of advanced energy companies.

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  • Business Council on Sustainable Energy

    The Council strives to be the premier organization promoting clean energy technologies, energy efficiency, renewable energy and natural gas to achieve the goals of sustainable development, including a cleaner environment, a prosperous economy and greater energy security.

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  • CalCharge

    CalCharge is a groundbreaking public-private partnership working to accelerate the development, commercialization, and adoption of new energy storage technologies for the consumer, transportation, and grid markets.  CalCharge brings together emerging and established companies, academic and research institutions, government agencies, and other key stakeholders to spur advanced manufacturing and increase the growth of the energy storage sector. Through its programs, CalCharge creates a “center of gravity” for the California energy storage cluster that enables these diverse stakeholders to collaborate, identify barriers to emerging technology success, develop solutions, and help provide access to resources that clear the path to commercialization.  The goal – a thriving California energy storage cluster that is a key driver of industry and market growth globally.

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  • China Energy Storage Alliance

    With over 170 megawatts of storage in operation, with an addition 530 megawatts in plans, China’s energy storage market is starting to take off. For industry leaders with vision, now is the time to learn about the market and build connections. Join us at Energy Storage Expo 2017, China’s leading conference on energy storage, set to take place May 22-24, 2017 at the National Convention Center in Beijing. 

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  • Colorado Rural Electric Association

    The mission of the Colorado Rural Electric Association is to enhance and advance the interests of its member electric cooperatives through a united effort. The mission of the Loss Control Department is to assist the cooperatives in preventing injuries, saving lives, and complying with governmental regulations. CREA provides loss control services to its members including electric safety, regulatory compliance, and assistance in the area of workers’ compensation insurance.

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  • Edison Electric Institute

    The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) is the association that represents all U.S. investor-owned electric companies. Our members provide electricity for 220 million Americans, operate in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, and directly and indirectly employ more than one million workers. 

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  • Electricity Storage Network

    The Electrcity Storage Network is an industry group for companies and organisations that are active in the deployment, design, consumption and research of electricity storage for network connected applications. Electricity storage projects in all categories are of interest, including  compressed air, batteries, liquid air, pumped hydro and future technologies.

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  • Energy Storage Canada

    Energy Storage Canada is the only energy storage industry association in Canada. It is a non-profit membership-based organization that was founded in 2012 as a subgroup of the Corporate Partners Committee under the Smart Grid Forum. Our mission is to advance the energy storage industry in Canada through collaboration, education, policy advocacy and research. We take an unbiased view towards technology and are supported by the contributions of our active members.  

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  • Energy Storage Integration Council

    In 2013 the Energy Storage Program at EPRI, in collaboration with utilities, vendors, National labs, and industry experts created the Energy Storage Integration Council (ESIC). ESIC is an open and active venue, executed via a combination of in-person meetings, webcasts, and teleconferences, for identifying key gaps and common approaches for the integration of energy storage across key technical topic areas. The ESIC forum is initially focused on applications of energy storage connected to the utility distribution system (< 69 kV).

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  • European Association for Storage Energy

    EASE, the European Association for Storage of Energy, is the voice of the energy storage community, actively advocating the role of energy storage as an indispensable instrument for the energy system. EASE seeks to build a European platform for sharing and disseminating energy storage-related information.

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  • India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA)

    The India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA) was launched in 2012 by Customized Energy Solutions to promote Energy Storage and Micro grid technologies, along with their applications, in India.  IESA does this by creating awareness among various stakeholders, policymakers, manufactures, renewable players and end users to make the Indian industry and power sector more competitive and efficient, and to promote information exchange with the end users-as to assist with more informed decision making. IESA currently has over 40 members covering technology companies, R&D institutions, utilities, large users and financial investors. IESA will highlight the diversity of the solutions available in field of energy storage and microgrids. 

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  • International Flow Battery Forum

    The International Flow Battery Forum is for all those interested in flow battery research, development, manufacture, operation and commercialisation to meet and discuss almost everything about flow batteries. Delegates include suppliers, researchers, manufacturers, developer and users.  The next conference will be in Karlsruhe, Germany in June 2016.  

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  • Joint Center for Energy Storage Research

    The Joint Center for Energy Storage Research (JCESR), a DOE Energy Innovation Hub, is a major partnership that integrates researchers from many disciplines to overcome critical scientific and technical barriers and create new breakthrough energy storage technology. Led by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory, partners include national leaders in science and engineering from academia, the private sector, and national laboratories. Their combined expertise spans the full range of the technology-development pipeline from basic research to prototype development to product engineering to market delivery.

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  • MESA Standards Alliance

    The MESA Standards Alliance is an industry coalition of vendors and utilities whose mission is to accelerate the growth of the energy storage industry through the development of open, non-proprietary communication for energy storage systems. Through standardization, MESA accelerates interoperability, scalability, and affordability in energy storage components and systems.

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  • National Electrical Manufacturers Association

    NEMA is the association of electrical equipment and medical imaging manufacturers, founded in 1926 and headquartered in Rosslyn, Virginia. Its 350-plus member companies manufacture a diverse set of products including power transmission and distribution equipment, lighting systems, factory automation and control systems, and medical diagnostic imaging systems. Total U.S. shipments for electroindustry products exceeds $100 billion annually.

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  • North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association

    NCSEA has solidified its reputation as a trusted and collaborative resource - leveraging deep ties with its members, businesses, consumers and policymakers, and a strong understanding of the state's rapidly evolving clean energy market - in order to elevate North Carolina's position as a clean energy leader and cultivate a thriving clean energy ecosystem. 

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  • NY-BEST

    The New York Battery and Energy Storage Technology (NY-BEST™) Consortium was created in 2010 to position New York State as a global leader in energy storage technology, including applications in transportation, grid storage, and power electronics. NY-BEST currently has more than 150 members.  The Consortium's membership is diverse and includes manufacturers, academic institutions, utilities, technology and materials developers, start-ups, government entities, engineering firms, systems integrators, and end-users. The majority of its members are New York State based entities.

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  • Sandia National Laboratories

    For more than 60 years, Sandia National Laboratories has delivered essential science and technology to resolve the nation's most challenging security issues. Sandia collaborates with industry, academia, and government to develop advanced energy storage systems to increase the reliability, performance and competitiveness of electric generation and transmission in grid systems. Sandia deploys a fully integrated approach to the Nation’s grid storage challenges from technology development through grid demonstration and policy analysis.

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  • Smart Electric Power Alliance

    SEPA is an educational non-profit. We are a trusted platform for education, research and collaboration to help utilities deploy and integrate solar, storage, demand response, and other distributed energy resources. SEPA was created in 1992 and our neutrality is our strength. We do not advocate or take positions on issues, nor do we drive trends or play favorites. We have always believed that bringing all stakeholders to the conversation will yield real, practical solutions.

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  • Solar Energy Industries Association

    Celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2014, the Solar Energy Industries Association® is the national trade association of the U.S. solar energy industry. Through advocacy and education, SEIA® is building a strong solar industry to power America. As the voice of the industry, SEIA works with its 1,000 member companies to champion the use of clean, affordable solar in America by expanding markets, removing market barriers, strengthening the industry and educating the public on the benefits of solar energy.

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  • Women of Wind Energy

    WoWE's Mission: Women of Wind Energy (WoWE) promotes the education, professional development, and advancement of women to achieve a strong diversified workforce and support a robust renewable energy economy.

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