ESA builds strategic relationships with other leading organizations to help build a strong energy storage industry. Partners include state and regional associations; business, energy and legal organizations; universities, research and nonprofit entities; and more.
Australian Energy Storage Council (ESC)
The Australian Energy Storage Council (ESC) is a national member based not-for-profit organisation and was established in August 2014 with the key aim to advance the uptake and development of energy storage solutions in Australia. More information can be found at www.energystorage.org.au.
California Energy Storage Alliance
The California Energy Storage Alliance (CESA) is a membership-based advocacy group committed to advancing the role of energy storage in the electric power sector through policy, education, outreach, and research.
China Energy Storage Alliance
The China Energy Storage Alliance (CNESA) is the first and only energy storage industry association in China. It is a nonprofit member-based organization that was founded in 2010. The CNESA is supported by a coalition of energy storage manufacturers, power producers, investors and new energy developers. The CNESA supports the development of all types of energy storage technology and applications. Our mission is to influence government policy in order to encourage healthy growth of renewable energy through the use of competitive and reliable energy storage systems.
European Association for Storage of Energy
The European Association for Storage of Energy (EASE) is the voice of the energy storage community, actively promoting the use of energy storage in Europe and worldwide. EASE actively supports the deployment of energy storage as an indispensable instrument within the framework of the European energy and climate policy to deliver services to, and improve the flexibility of, the European energy system. EASE seeks to build a European platform for sharing and disseminating energy storage-related information. EASE supports the transition towards a sustainable, flexible and stable energy system in Europe.
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. ESC is the voice of leadership in energy storage in Canada and represents the full supply chain of energy storage. ESC focuses on advancing opportunities and building the market for energy storage through advocacy, knowledge-sharing, networking and stakeholder education.
India Energy Storage Alliance
The India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA) was launched in 2012 to assess the market potential of Energy Storage Technologies in India, through an active dialogue and subsequent analysis among the various stakeholders to make the Indian industry and power sector aware of the tremendous need for Energy Storage in the very near future. The vision is to promote Electric Energy Storage (EES) technologies and applications in India by creating awareness among various stakeholders to make the Indian industry and power sector more competitive and efficient and to provide insights to technology developers and system integrators on the policy landscape and business opportunities in India through interactions with key stakeholders.
Korea Battery Industry Association (KBIA)
The Korea Battery Industry Association was officially launched on November 1st, 2011, with the goal of raising public awareness of the battery industry as a single industrial entity and securing national competitiveness in the sector. Since starting production of secondary cells in 1999, the Korean battery industry has grown at a stunning pace to become the world's leader in small secondary cells and one of Korea's major high-tech industries.
NC Sustainable Energy Association (NCSEA)
The NC Sustainable Energy Association is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit membership organization of individuals, businesses, government and nonprofits interested in North Carolina's sustainable energy future. NCSEA is the leading North Carolina nonprofit devoted to leading public policy change and driving market development in ways that will create clean energy jobs and lower electric rates in the long-term. Founded in 1978, NCSEA works every day to support and attract clean energy jobs, economic opportunities and affordable energy to benefit North Carolina. Today, our Raleigh-based team of clean energy advisors, analysts and advocates works closely with policymakers, consumers and industry leaders to research, inspire and affect clean energy progress statewide.
New York Battery & Energy Storage Consortium (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.
Pacific Northwest Economic Region (PNWER)
PNWER’s Energy Storage Coalition (ESC) is committed to expanding the role of energy storage in a more affordable, clean, and reliable electric power system. PNWER’S ESC’s members are a public-private partnership representing the regions diverse mix of energy storage technology manufacturers, renewable energy manufacturers/developers, utilities and policy makers.
Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA)
Established in 1974, the Solar Energy Industries Association® is the national trade association of the U.S. solar energy industry. Through advocacy and education, SEIA and its 1,000 member companies are building a strong solar industry to power America. As the voice of the industry, SEIA works to make solar a mainstream and significant energy source by expanding markets, removing market barriers, strengthening the industry and educating the public on the benefits of solar energy.
The SunSpec Alliance is a trade alliance of solar photovoltaic industry participants, together pursuing information standards for the renewable energy industry. SunSpec standards address operational aspects of PV power plants on the smart grid—including residential, commercial, and utility-scale systems—thus reducing cost, promoting technology innovation, and accelerating industry growth.