ESA News

  • NEC Energy Solutions and Arizona Public Service Company to Host the Energy Storage Association’s Annual Conference and Expo

    PHOENIX, Ariz., March 12, 2019 – The Energy Storage Association (ESA) is pleased to announce NEC Energy Solutions and Arizona Public Service (APS) as the conference and utility hosts, respectively, of the ESA’s Annual Energy Storage Conference & Expo on April 16 - 18 at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, Arizona.  ESA is the leading national voice for companies that develop, integrate and deploy the energy storage technologies we rely on every day.

  • Storage 101: A Survey of Storage Technologies

    The expansion of the storage industry is driven in large part by the underlying technology. February’s Storage 101 webinar educates listeners on the latest developments, including findings from the Electric Power Research Institute’s (EPRI) recent survey on storage technologies.

  • storagePLUS Network: Storage and Energy Efficiency

    Energy efficiency and energy storage go hand in hand. On January 30, the inaugural episode of  ESA’s storagePLUS featured top experts examining the ways in which storage can optimize energy efficiency resources, and the benefits storage brings to the overall energy sector.

  • ESA CEO Statement on Release of 2019 U.S. Energy and Employment Report

    With today’s release of the 2019 U.S. Energy and Employment Report (USEER), we are pleased to see evidence of what we already know to be true:  an investment in the energy storage industry and an increase in deployments translates into direct job growth here in the United States.

  • U.S. Energy Storage Market to Double Two Years Running, Residential Market Quadruples in 2018

    BOSTON Mass. and WASHINGTON D.C. (March 5, 2019) The U.S. energy storage market nearly doubled in 2018 and is expected to double again in 2019. According to Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables and the Energy Storage Association’s (ESA) freshly released U.S. Energy Storage Monitor 2018 Year-in-Review, 777 megawatt-hours of grid-connected energy storage were deployed in the US in 2018, 80 percent more than were deployed in 2017.

  • Sen. Heinrich, FERC Chairman Promote Storage as Vital for Clean Energy Economy

    WASHINGTON, Feb. 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Federal and state officials stressed the importance of energy storage in the clean energy economy and the need for a supportive regulatory environment at the Energy Storage Association's annual Policy Forum in Washington, D.C.

  • Fluence Vice President Joins ESA Board of Directors

    WASHINGTON, D.C., February 22, 2019 –The Energy Storage Association (ESA), the national trade association for the U.S. energy storage industry, announced today that Kiran Kumaraswamy, vice president of market applications at Fluence, is the newest addition to its board of directors. As outlined in ESA’s bylaws, Kumaraswamy was appointed as a director for the remainder of the 2018 – 2019 term by current board chair Craig Horne after a position became available earlier this year.

  • CEO Statement on the Minnesota Energy Storage Bill – Senate File 100

    The Energy Storage Association (ESA) applauds the Minnesota Senate for unanimously passing Senate File 100 (SF 100) today. Thanks to the leadership of Senators Osmek, Rosen, Marty, Goggin and Dibble, SF 100 paves the way for the State of Minnesota to build a robust energy storage market, and a more resilient, efficient, sustainable and affordable grid for all. The bill’s inclusion of an energy storage cost-benefit study will enable policymakers to determine the optimal deployment levels and applications of energy storage in the State of Minnesota. Important revisions to rules governing utility planning are also included in SF 100, which strikes a clear path toward leveling the playing field so that storage resources can fairly compete with other types of resources.

  • ESA Welcomes Energy Policy Leaders to the Policy Forum

    ESA Welcomes Energy Policy Leaders to the Policy Forum

    Keynote Speakers at the 5th Annual Meeting Include New Mexico Senator Martin Heinrich, FERC Chairman Neil Chatterjee

    WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 7, 2019 – Energy Storage Association (ESA), the national trade association dedicated to energy storage, will host its fifth annual Energy Storage Policy Forum on Feb. 13 at the National Press Club. The 2019 Policy Forum brings together policy leaders and stakeholders from industry and government to discuss the changes in the regulatory and policy environment impacting energy storage deployment in the U.S.

    Keynote speakers include Neil Chatterjee, Chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), Senator Martin Heinrich (D-NM), and David Kolata, executive director of the Illinois consumer advocacy organization, Citizens Utility Board (CUB). Other speakers include state and federal regulators, industry thought leaders, and regional grid operators.

  • ESA Announces Kate McKeever of Enel Green Power North America Will Join its Board of Directors

    WASHINGTON, D.C., January 29, 2019 –The Energy Storage Association (ESA), the national trade association for the U.S. energy storage industry, announced today that Kate McKeever is the newest addition to its board of directors. As outlined in ESA’s bylaws, McKeever was appointed as a director for the remainder of the 2018 – 2019 term by the current board chair after a position became available earlier this year.

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