ESA News

  • 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‚Äôs 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.

  • CEO Statement on U.S. Section 301 Tariffs Announced Yesterday

    “The Energy Storage Association (ESA) anticipates that the inclusion of Chinese battery components in the tariffs, as drafted, will likely represent a negligible impact on the growth of the energy storage market. Nonetheless, ESA is concerned by the battery tariffs announced yesterday because the Administration is creating unnecessary uncertainty for the U.S. energy storage market,” said Kelly Speakes-Backman, CEO of ESA.

  • Federal Omnibus Increases Support for Energy Storage

    The 2018 federal omnibus spending bill signed into law last week demonstrates a continuing, bipartisan commitment by Congress to sustain public investment in energy technology innovation. The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) clean energy innovation investments will receive nearly $1.5 billion more in FY2018 than the prior fiscal year.

  • U.S. Department of Energy Assistant Secretary Bruce J. Walker to Keynote the Energy Storage Association's 28th Annual Conference and Expo

    The Assistant Secretary Will Discuss Strategies for Building Resilience into Grid Design.