ESA News

  • ESA CEO Statement on Massachusetts Senate Bill 2545 – An Act to Promote a Clean Energy Future

    The Energy Storage Association (ESA) is encouraged by the inclusion of energy storage in legislation passed by the Massachusetts Senate last night. Establishing a separate energy storage target, as Senate Bill 2545 would require, would ensure that the Commonwealth maintains a leadership position next to California, New York, New Jersey, and Arizona in the drive to realizing the vision of 35 GW of energy storage by 2025. 

  • A Policymaker’s Guide to the Storage IRP Galaxy

    Utility resource planning will serve an important role in the march to realizing ESA’s vision of 35 GW of installed energy storage capacity by 2025. Reforming the way in which resource planning is done ensures a level playing field for all technologies, including energy storage, and allows all technologies to compete fairly. Utilities and regulators increasingly recognize the immense opportunity to provide flexibility and drive ratepayer savings, by deploying energy storage and reducing the need for spare capacity.

  • Energy Storage Association Adds EVgo EVP Julie Blunden to its 2018 – 2019 Board of Directors

    WASHINGTON, D.C., June 7, 2018 –The Energy Storage Association (ESA), the national trade association for the U.S. energy storage industry, announced today that Julie Blunden is the newest addition to its board of directors. Pursuant to ESA’s by-laws, Blunden was appointed to serve as a director for the remainder of the 2018 – 2019 term by the current board chair after a position became vacant in May.

  • U.S. Residential Energy Storage Market Hits New Highs in Q1 2018

    BOSTON, Mass. and WASHINGTON D.C. (Jun 6, 2018) -- Deployments of home energy storage systems reached record heights in the first quarter of 2018. According to the latest U.S. Energy Storage Monitor report from GTM Research and the Energy Storage Association (ESA), 36 megawatt-hours of grid-connected residential energy storage systems were deployed in the first three months of this year, which is equivalent to the amount of residential storage deployed in the previous three quarters combined.

  • Energy Storage Innovator Renewable Energy Systems (RES) and Strategen VP Lon Huber Honored at Industry’s Annual Conference

    WASHINGTON, D.C., June 4, 2018 –The Energy Storage Association (ESA), the national trade association for the U.S. energy storage industry, announced that global independent renewable energy company Renewable Energy Systems (RES) and Strategen Vice President Lon Huber were recently honored by the industry during the 28th Annual Energy Storage Conference and Expo for their contributions and leadership in advancing the energy storage industry.

  • ESA CEO Statement on Colorado Energy Storage Legislation

    The Energy Storage Association (ESA) is encouraged by Friday’s announcement that Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper (D) signed legislation that will advance energy storage deployments in the state. The bill begins an important process to integrate energy storage into long-term electric system planning, which will provide economic and environmental benefits to Colorado’s ratepayers for years to come.

  • Broad energy coalition condemns action to subsidize failing coal, nuclear plants

    WASHINGTON June 1, 2018 - A diverse group of energy industry associations including energy efficiency and storage, natural gas, oil, solar and wind issued the following statement condemning the Administration’s draft plan to bail out coal and nuclear plants across the country.

  • ESA CEO Statement on Massachusetts H. 1747 Advancement

    The Energy Storage Association (ESA) applauds the ongoing efforts by the Baker-Polito Administration and the Joint Committee on Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy to meet the clean energy goals of the Commonwealth using energy storage. 

  • ESA CEO Statement on New Jersey Energy Storage Legislation

    The Energy Storage Association (ESA) applauds New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy (D) for signing legislation that sets a new goal for increasing energy storage that will deliver significant economic, environmental and societal benefits to the state. Gov. Murphy joins leaders from California, New York, Massachusetts, Oregon, Nevada and Arizona who are enacting policies to encourage energy storage today. 

  • Energy Storage Association Elects 2018-19 Board Members

    WASHINGTON, D.C., May 14, 2018 –The Energy Storage Association (ESA), the national trade association for the U.S. energy storage industry, announced today the results of its board and officer elections. Each year, ESA holds open elections among its members, and the resulting Board of Directors also holds elections to select executive committee officers.

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