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  • National Grid

    Here with you. Here for you. At National Grid we are committed to delivering safe and reliable energy to the customers and communities we serve.

    We are one of the largest investor-owned energy companies in the world - covering Massachusetts, New York, Rhode Island and the UK.

    We are at the heart of one of the greatest challenges facing our society—delivering clean energy to support our world long into the future. Every day we work with stakeholders to promote the development and implementation of sustainable, innovative and affordable energy solutions.

    We are proud of the contributions our work and our people make to the prosperity and wellbeing of our customers, communities and investors.

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  • Sungrow Power Supply Company

    Sungrow is a world-class technology provider, specializing in PV inverters and energy storage equipment for residential, commercial, and utility-scale PV power plant systems. Founded in 1997, Sungrow is a customer-oriented and innovation-led organization focusing on renewable power generation. For over 20 years, Sungrow has spearheaded innovation in the PV inverter industry with its consistent focus on R&D. This focus on R&D has kept Sungrow’s broad product lineup as the preeminent choice in the ever-evolving solar industry.


  • Fluence

    Siemens and AES have joined forces to form Fluence, a new energy storage technology and services company that combines the expertise, vision, and financial backing of the two most experienced icons in energy storage.  Fluence will deliver proven, fully-integrated energy storage solutions, tailored to fit the individual customer’s needs, and built upon a decade

    of real-world operational experience. Fluence will both deliver the Advancion® and SIESTORAGE energy storage platforms and continue to develop new storage solutions and services, reaching customers in more than 160 countries.
  • NEC Energy Solutions

    NEC Energy Solutions, Advanced Grid Energy Storage for utility scale, microgrid, commercial, industrial energy storage, grid-scale energy storage systems, high-voltage battery management systems, large-scale energy storage systems. With system integration expertise focusing on high performance, efficiency, safety and reliability, NEC Energy Solution’s products have successfully operated since 2009 and have reached over 120MW deployed on the grid worldwide.

  • NextEra Energy Resources, LLC

    NextEra Energy, Inc. is a leading clean energy company with consolidated revenues of approximately $16.2 billion, approximately 45,900 megawatts of generating capacity, and approximately 14,700 employees in 30 states and Canada as of year-end 2016. NextEra Energy's principal subsidiaries are Florida Power & Light Company, which is one of the largest rate regulated electric utilities in the United States, and NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, which is the world's largest generator of renewable energy from the wind and sun.


  • GE

    GE’s Reservoir Solution provides flexible and modular energy storage for AC or DC coupled systems. This innovative and standardized architecture is designed for energy, power and renewable applications. The Reservoir Solution is an integrated turnkey offering that combines GE’s advanced technologies and expertise in controls, power electronics, battery and operational management systems, and electrical balance of plant – all backed by GE’s performance guarantees.

  • LG Chem

    LG Chem, Ltd. is a globally diversified chemical company which operates three main business units: Petrochemicals, IT & Electronic Materials, and Energy Solution. The company manufactures a wide range of products, from petrochemical goods to high-value added plastics, and extends its chemical expertise into high-tech areas such as electronic materials and rechargeable batteries. With significant market share in consumer, automotive and stationary applications, LG Chem is one of the world’s largest lithium-ion battery manufacturers.

  • Lockheed Martin Energy

    Lockheed Martin Energy provides turn-key energy storage solutions for utility, commercial and industrial applications. Lockheed Martin Energy’s GridStar™ energy storage systems reduce facility energy costs, improve the efficiency and stability of the electric grid, and enable the increased use of renewable energy. Lockheed Martin Energy has two core energy storage offerings: GridStar™ Lithium systems for short and medium duration energy storage, and GridStar™ Flow systems for long-duration energy storage. GridStar™ Lithium energy storage systems are compact, easy to install, modular and scalable for 100 kW to multi-MW projects.  GridStar™ Flow systems feature Lockheed Martin Energy’s proprietary flow battery and offer flexible, durable, and affordable long-duration energy storage for utility-scale projects.

  • NEXTracker

    Our mission at NEXTracker is to secure a brighter, cleaner future for generations to come. With that goal in mind, we design, manufacture, build, and service the world’s most advanced single-axis solar trackers for the power plants of the future, big and small. Our breakthrough technology enables you to harvest the sun more efficiently, at lower costs, and with more flexibility.

  • Powin Energy

    With a visionary investment from leading green-tech capital fund SFCE, Powin Energy set out to create dynamic energy storage solutions.  Our proprietary Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) advances Powin Energy’s mission and battles global energy inefficiencies head-on.
  • Samsung SDI

    Samsung SDI, established in 1970, is an affiliate of the Samsung Group and has been the global leading manufacturer of lithium-ion batteries for mobile,automotive vehicles and ESS(energy storage system). Samsung SDI provides optimized battery solution for applications from kWh to MWh based on our excellent cell technology and experience. At the ESA expo, Samsung SDI will introduce enhanced 2017 battery systems line-up for utility-scale and commercial through innovation. please visit our booth and meet Samsung SDI. 


  • Ameresco

    Ameresco, Inc. (NYSE:AMRC) is a leading energy efficiency and renewable energy solutions provider serving North America and the United Kingdom. Our energy experts deliver long-term customer value, environmental stewardship, and sustainability through energy efficiency services, alternative energy, supply management, and innovative facility renewal all with practical financial solutions. Please visit us at www.ameresco.com.

  • East Penn Manufacturing Co., Inc.

    East Penn Manufacturing and its storage solutions subsidiary, Ecoult, deliver energy storage modules and turnkey projects for emerging markets such as solar, wind, and electrical grid storage applications. Using the breakthrough Deka® UltraBattery® technology, meticulously manufactured by East Penn, the UltraBattery® is powerfully responsive, reliable, cost effective, safe and virtually 100% recyclable.

  • Trane

    The incorporation of energy storage into the U.S. grid is growing rapidly. These energy storage systems help improve how the power supply is managed, create a more resilient energy infrastructure and bring cost savings to both building owners and utilities. Trane offers a number of energy storage solutions to help our customers meet their objectives. Solutions include ice or chilled water storage, batteries, and industrial process and flow management solutions.

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  • DNV GL

    DNV GL is a global quality assurance and risk management company. Driven by our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, we enable our customers to advance the safety and sustainability of their business. We provide classification, technical assurance, software and independent expert advisory services to the maritime, oil & gas, power and renewables industries. We also provide certification, supply chain and data management services to customers across a wide range of industries. Combining technical, digital and operational expertise, risk methodology and in-depth industry knowledge, we empower our customers’ decisions and actions with trust and confidence. We continuously invest in research and collaborative innovation to provide customers and society with operational and technological foresight. With origins stretching back to 1864 and operations in more than 100 countries, our experts are dedicated to helping customers make the world safer, smarter and greener.

  • EOS Energy Storage

    Eos is energy storage that solves real business problems. Eos strives to deliver solutions that address the fundamental requirements of the marketplace and compete economically with incumbent solutions used on the grid today. With these guiding principles in mind, Eos has launched its flagship Eos Aurora DC Battery System powered by its revolutionary zinc hybrid cathode battery technology we call Znyth®.

  • EPRI


    The Electric Power Research Institute, Inc. conducts research, development and demonstration (RD&D) relating to the generation, delivery and use of electricity for the benefit of the public. An independent, nonprofit organization, we bring together scientists and engineers as well as experts from academia and the industry to help address challenges in electricity.

  • Green Charge Network

    Green Charge has been designing and deploying commercial energy storage since 2009, with systems installed throughout the United States. Part of ENGIE, the largest independent power producer in the world, Green Charge’s mission is to use energy storage to power the world efficiently and sustainably. Our team consists of top energy storage industry experts, who provide performance-based solutions to optimize the value of energy for our customers. Our ecosystem of solar, EV charging, and energy efficiency partners allows our customers to combine energy storage and renewables easily and economically. Delivering all these capabilities with the least possible risk is the Green Charge Power Efficiency Agreement—a shared-savings model that puts the power of energy storage in customers’ hands with no capital outlay. Visit www.greencharge.net for more information.

  • Highview Power Storage

    Designers and developers of true long duration energy storage solutions for utilities and distributed power systems. Highview’s proprietary technology uses liquid air as the storage medium and its custom designed Liquid Air Energy Storage (LAES) solutions can deliver anywhere from 10MW/40MWh > 200MW/1.2GWh of energy. LAES has been developed using proven components from mature industries to deliver pumped-hydro capabilities without geographical constraints and it can be configured to convert waste heat and cold to power.

  • Hydrostor

    Hydrostor is a utility-scale energy storage solutions company, occupying a globally-leading position to provide Advanced Compressed Air Energy Storage (A-CAES) to electricity markets around the world. Hydrostor’s proprietary Terra A-CAES solution stores electricity in the form of compressed air using a low-pressure, hydrostatically-compensated air storage cavern, that is rock-mined and therefore allows for flexible siting combined with an adiabatic process that stores heat from the air compression, to eliminate the requirement for natural gas.

  • ICF

    ICF is a global consulting services company with over 5,000 specialized experts, but we are not your typical consultants. At ICF, business analysts and policy specialists work together with digital strategists, data scientists and creatives. We combine unmatched industry expertise with cutting-edge engagement capabilities to help organizations solve their most complex challenges. Since 1969, public and private sector clients have worked with ICF to navigate change and shape the future.

  • K&L Gates

    K&L Gates is a fully integrated global law firm with lawyers located across five continents. Our broad global platform allows us to guide clients through the legal challenges inherent in the ever-changing international landscape. The deep latticework of relationships across our offices and practices enables our clients to respond to diverse legal issues and risks through the services of one law firm with a single communication.

  • Orsted

    The Ørsted vision is a world that runs entirely on green energy. Ørsted develops, constructs and operates offshore wind farms, bioenergy plants and innovative waste-to-energy solutions and provides smart energy products to its customers. Headquartered in Denmark, Ørsted employs 5,600 people. Ørsted’s shares are listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen [Orsted]. In 2016, the company’s revenue was DKK 61 billion (EUR 8.2 billion). For more information on Ørsted, visit orsted.com or follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram and Twitter.

  • SMA America

    SMA is the global market leader for solar inverters and a leading provider of plant-wide O&M. SMA offers comprehensive PV system and energy optimization solutions for all module types and plant sizes including residential systems, large-scale plants, grid-connected, off-grid, and energy storage systems.

  • VRB Energy

    Pu Neng is a fast-growing, privately held clean technology innovator. We have developed the most reliable, longest-lasting vanadium flow battery in the world, with over 20 MWh of systems deployed and over 800,000 hours of demonstrated performance. Pu Neng is the technology leader in the field, and the combination of our proprietary low-cost ion-exchange membrane, long-life electrolyte formulation and innovative flow cell design sets us apart from other providers. Our vanadium redox batteries (VRB®) store energy in liquid electrolyte in a patented process based on the reduction and oxidation of ionic forms of the element vanadium. This is a nearly infinitely repeatable process that is safe, reliable, and non-toxic. Components can be nearly 100% recycled at end-of-life, dramatically improving lifecycle economics and environmental benefits compared to lead-acid, lithium and other battery systems.

  • Black & Veatch

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    Black & Veatch is a leading global engineering, consulting and construction company with the mission of Building a World of Difference®.  As the presence of renewable energy increases on the grid, energy storage is becoming a key tool for utility grid management.  Additionally, large power consumers are learning its role in demand charge management.  Our expertise in power generation, power delivery, microgrids and renewable energy integration gives us insight into the most effective energy storage integration methods.

  • CSA Group

    CSA Group is a leading standards development organization in North America and globally, conducting research and developing standards for a broad range of technologies and functional areas. CSA Group is also a global provider of testing, inspection and certification services for products in many market sectors, and a leader in safety and environmental certification for Canada and the U.S. The CSA mark appears on billions of products worldwide.

    CSA Group's state-of-the-art testing facilities are equipped to test and certify cell and battery packs/modules, stationary energy storage systems and electric transportation batteries to both North American and international energy storage standards. CSA Group technical committees work with other international standards development organizations, including IEC, to develop harmonized standards for batteries and related technologies that better meet the needs of an increasingly global market. Local experts can provide in-country testing and develop a testing & certification program to meet your needs.

  • Dynapower Company

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    Dynapower’s four-quadrant bi-directional energy storage inverter systems utilize advanced digital controllers for management of real and reactive power, system monitoring, and protection. The company’s MPS™, CPS™, and SPS product lines are IEEE and UL1741 compliant; offer sub-cycle response with zero voltage ride-through; feature a Dynamic Transfer function that can be operated in both grid-tied or stand-alone modes. Dynapower inverters are deployed globally as grid-tied energy storage inverters and as micro-grid inverters, enabling increased penetration of renewable generation resources.

  • Johnson Controls

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    Johnson Controls is a global multi-industrial and technology leader serving customers in more than 150 countries. With core business in the building and energy storage industries, our diverse portfolio of businesses includes energy and operational efficiency solutions for buildings; lead-acid automotive, advanced hybrid and electric vehicle batteries; and distributed energy storage solutions. We anticipate, innovate and exceed expectations to help our customers, employees and communities enjoy a better world. Learn more at www.johnsoncontrols.com or @johnsoncontrols.