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

    The American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE) is a national non-profit organization dedicated to providing value to the renewable energy industry through market development, policy changes, and financial innovation.  With hundreds of member companies from across the spectrum of renewable energy technologies, consumers, and investors, ACORE is uniquely positioned to promote the policies and financial structures essential to growth in the renewable energy sector.  The organization’s annual conferences in Washington D.C., New York and San Francisco set the industry standard in providing important venues for key leaders to meet, discuss recent developments, and hear the latest from senior government officials and seasoned experts.

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  • AEIC

    Founded by Thomas Edison and his associates in 1885, AEIC is one of the oldest  organizations in the electric energy industry.  AEIC encourages research and the exchange of technical information and best practices through a committee structure, staffed with experts from management of member companies.  AEIC committees exchange information, ideas and solutions to succeed in the ever-changing electric industry.  AEIC also provides highly-valued literature including white papers on various topics, load research manuals and publications and underground cable specifications and guides. Since those early meetings, the organization has kept its eyes directed toward the future, expanding its membership internationally, and focusing its energies on finding solutions to problems of mutual concern to electric utilities, worldwide.

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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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  • Clean Energy States Alliance

    The Clean Energy States Alliance (CESA) is a national, nonprofit coalition of public agencies and organizations working together to advance clean energy. CESA members—mostly state agencies— include many of the most innovative, successful, and influential public funders of clean energy initiatives in the country.
    CESA works with state leaders, federal agencies, industry representatives, and other stakeholders to develop and promote clean energy technologies and markets. It supports effective state and local policies, programs, and innovation in the clean energy generation sector, with an emphasis on renewable energy, financing strategies, and economic development. CESA facilitates information sharing, provides technical assistance, coordinates multi-state collaborative projects, and communicates the views and achievements of its members.

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  • Copper Development Association

    The Copper Development Association Inc. is the market development, engineering and information services arm of the copper industry, chartered to enhance and expand markets for copper and its alloys in North America.

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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 employ more than 500,000 workers. With $100 billion in annual capital expenditures, the electric power industry is responsible for millions of additional jobs. Reliable, affordable, and sustainable electricity powers the economy and enhances the lives of all Americans. EEI has 70 international electric companies as members, and 270 industry suppliers and related organizations as Associate Members.

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  • Energy Storage and Stationary Battery Committee

    The IEEE Energy Storage and Stationary Battery Committee (ESSB) has been created as an expanded committee from the IEEE Stationary Battery Committee, effective April 2016.  In its new role the ESSB will focus on developing and publishing appropriate standards, technical papers and liaise with other organizations and committees actively engaged in ESS objectives.

  • Energy Storage Ontario

    Energy Storage Ontario (ESO) is the voice of leadership in energy storage and the only industry association in Canada focused on advancing the role of energy storage and driving marketing development. Based in Toronto, ESO is working to shape the market through advocacy, stakeholder education, knowledge sharing and networking. Membership represents a cross-section of players including technology providers, project developers, power generators, local electricity distribution companies, and NGOs.  ESO is leveraging the strength of our diverse and engaged membership to build the market in Ontario.  

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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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  • GridWise Alliance

    The GridWise® Alliance, founded in 2003, is a coalition of public and private stakeholders that advocates for the transformation of the electric grid to achieve a sustainable energy future. The Alliance facilitates the effective collaboration among stakeholders, to promote, educate, and advocate for the adoption of innovative smart grid solutions. These solutions will achieve economic and environmental benefits for customers, communities, shareholders and society.

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  • GROUP NIRE

    Group NIRE was formed by Texas Tech University and privatized in order to provide real-world testing and development for alternative energy solutions, notably wind and solar. While Group NIRE’s primary core competency is around certification using operational data, its affiliation with TTU and the local grid operator provides for unique access to the latest research projects and assets beyond just what is installed in the field. Group NIRE’s primary goals are to test prototypes of new technology to advance the energy industry and link power with complementary technologies and applications such as energy transmission, storage, solar, biofuel, and water reclamation.

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  • GTM Research

    GTM Research, a division of Greentech Media, provides critical and timely market analysis in the form of research reports, data services, and strategic consulting. GTM Research's analysis also underpins Greentech Media's webinars and live events. Our coverage spans the green energy industry including energy storage, solar power, and grid modernization.

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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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  • 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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  • Rocky Mountain Institute

    Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) is an independent, non-partisan nonprofit that drives the efficient and restorative use of resources. Co-founded in 1982 by Amory Lovins, its Chairman Emeritus and Chief Scientist, RMI now has approximately 80 full-time staff, annual operations of $16 million, and a global reach and reputation. RMI advances market-based solutions, engaging businesses, communities, and institutions to cost-effectively shift to efficiency and renewables. We employ rigorous research, analysis, and whole-systems expertise to develop breakthrough insights. We then convene and collaborate with diverse partners—business, government, academic, nonprofit, philanthropic, and military—to accelerate and scale solutions. 

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  • Solar Electric Power Association

    SEPA, www.solarelectricpower.org, is an educational non-profit dedicated to helping utilities integrate solar power into their energy portfolios. SEPA provides unbiased intelligence to more than 900 utility and solar industry members. The role of energy storage in enhancing the value of solar is one of the key trends SEPA is tracking in 2014.

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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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  • The Electricity Storage Network

    The Electricity 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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  • TREIA

    The Texas Renewable Energy Industry Alliance is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization working to promote and advance the clean energy industry in Texas.  TREIA is a network of project developers, corporations, financial institutions, end users, utilities, manufacturers, service providers, academia, and government leaders working to scale renewable energy, grow the local economy, and create jobs.  Our industry stakeholders are involved in solar, wind, biomass, biofuel, energy efficiency, geothermal, hydro, ocean, and energy storage.

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