Supporting Organizations

  • A Better City

    A Better City is a diverse group of business leaders united around a common goal — to enhance Boston and the region’s economic health, competitiveness, vibrancy, sustainability and quality of life. With 130 member companies across multiple sectors, A Better City operates between the private and public sectors using technical expertise and research capabilities to shape key policies, projects and initiatives. By amplifying the voice of the business community through collaboration and consensus across a broad range of stakeholders, A Better City develops solutions and influences policy in three critical areas central to the Boston region’s economic competitiveness and growth — transportation and infrastructure, land use and development, and environment and energy.

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  • ACORE

    The American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE) is a national non-profit organization dedicated to providing value to the renewable energy industry through market development, policy changes, and financial innovation.  With hundreds of member companies from across the spectrum of renewable energy technologies, consumers, and investors, ACORE is uniquely positioned to promote the policies and financial structures essential to growth in the renewable energy sector.  The organization’s annual conferences in Washington D.C., New York and San Francisco set the industry standard in providing important venues for key leaders to meet, discuss recent developments, and hear the latest from senior government officials and seasoned experts.

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  • Advanced Energy Economy

    Advanced Energy Economy (AEE) is a national association of business leaders. AEE engages in policy advocacy at the federal, state, and regulatory levels to identify and address cross-industry issues and targeted outreach to key stakeholder groups and policymakers. Our mission is transforming public policy to enable rapid growth of advanced energy companies.

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  • Advanced Energy Group

    Advanced Energy Group is a consortium of top, regional stakeholders committed to developing and delivering win/win energy solutions for key cities.  The quarterly Advanced Energy Stakeholder Series is by invitation only and occurs in Washington D.C, Chicago and New York City.  

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  • American Wind Energy Association

    The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) is the national trade association for the U.S. wind industry. With thousands of wind industry members and wind policy advocates, AWEA promotes wind energy as a clean source of electricity for American consumers.

  • Antenna Group

    Antenna Group is a full-service integrated marketing and public relations agency that specializes in clean energy, mobility, sustainability, life sciences and emerging tech. By harnessing the power of traditional and digital media platforms and deep domain expertise, Antenna helps innovative companies accelerate their growth and commercialization. Comprehensive capabilities range from strategic messaging, media relations, content development and thought leadership to social media, web development, graphic design and digital optimization.

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  • Business Council on Sustainable Energy

    The Council strives to be the premier organization promoting clean energy technologies, energy efficiency, renewable energy and natural gas to achieve the goals of sustainable development, including a cleaner environment, a prosperous economy and greater energy security.

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  • 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. CESA supports all forms of energy storage and our expert staff promote competition and market transformation. California is one of the biggest storage markets in the world and its leadership continues to shape the industry.

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  • China Energy Storage Alliance

    With over 170 megawatts of storage in operation, with an addition 530 megawatts in plans, China’s energy storage market is starting to take off. For industry leaders with vision, now is the time to learn about the market and build connections. Join us at the 7th Energy Storage International Conference and Expo, China’s leading conference on energy storage, set to take place April 2-4, 2018 at the China National Convention Center in Beijing. 

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  • Edison Electric Institute

    The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) is the association that represents all U.S. investor-owned electric companies. Our members provide electricity for 220 million Americans, operate in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, and directly and indirectly employ more than one million workers. 

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  • Electricity Storage Network

    The Electrcity Storage Network is an industry group for companies and organisations that are active in the deployment, design, consumption and research of electricity storage for network connected applications. Electricity storage projects in all categories are of interest, including  compressed air, batteries, liquid air, pumped hydro and future technologies.

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  • 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. Our mission is to advance the energy storage industry in Canada through collaboration, education, policy advocacy and research. We take an unbiased view towards technology and are supported by the contributions of our active members.  

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  • Environmental Law & Policy Center

    The Environmental Law & Policy Center is the Midwest’s leading public interest environmental legal advocacy and eco-business innovation organization, and among the nation’s leaders. We develop and lead successful strategic advocacy campaigns to improve environmental quality and protect our natural resources. We are public interest environmental entrepreneurs who engage in creative business dealmaking with diverse interests to put into practice our belief that environmental progress and economic development can be achieved together. ELPC’s multidisciplinary staff of talented and experienced public interest attorneys, environmental business specialists, public policy advocates and communications specialists brings a strong and effective combination of skills to solve environmental problems.

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  • European Association for Storage Energy

    EASE, the European Association for Storage of Energy, is the voice of the energy storage community, actively advocating the role of energy storage as an indispensable instrument for the energy system. EASE seeks to build a European platform for sharing and disseminating energy storage-related information.

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  • GridWise Alliance

    The GridWise® Alliance, founded in 2003, is a coalition of public and private stakeholders that advocates for the transformation of the electric grid to achieve a sustainable energy future. The Alliance facilitates the effective collaboration among stakeholders, to promote, educate, and advocate for the adoption of innovative smart grid solutions. These solutions will achieve economic and environmental benefits for customers, communities, shareholders and society.

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  • GTM Research

    GTM Research is the leading market analysis and advisory firm on the transformation of the global electricity industry.

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  • India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA)

    The India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA) was launched in 2012 by Customized Energy Solutions to promote Energy Storage and Micro grid technologies, along with their applications, in India.  IESA does this by creating awareness among various stakeholders, policymakers, manufactures, renewable players and end users to make the Indian industry and power sector more competitive and efficient, and to promote information exchange with the end users-as to assist with more informed decision making. IESA currently has over 40 members covering technology companies, R&D institutions, utilities, large users and financial investors. IESA will highlight the diversity of the solutions available in field of energy storage and microgrids. 

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  • International Flow Battery Forum

    The International Flow Battery Forum is for all those interested in flow battery research, development, manufacture, operation and commercialisation to meet and discuss almost everything about flow batteries. Delegates include suppliers, researchers, manufacturers, developer and users.  The next conference will be in Lausanne, Switzerland, July 10-12, 2018.  

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  • Interstate Renewable Energy Council

    The Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC), an independent not-for-profit organization since 1982, makes clean, efficient, sustainable energy possible for more Americans through forward-thinking regulatory reform, quality workforce development and consumer education.

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  • Mercom Capital

    Through a unique blend of research, market intelligence and effective communication services, Mercom Capital Group gives its clients the edge they need to succeed in today's competitive marketplace. Mercom is a thought leader and highly respected for its in-depth knowledge in cleantech and healthcare information technology marketplaces.

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  • MESA Standards Alliance

    The MESA Standards Alliance is an industry coalition of vendors and utilities whose mission is to accelerate the growth of the energy storage industry through the development of open, non-proprietary communication for energy storage systems. Through standardization, MESA accelerates interoperability, scalability, and affordability in energy storage components and systems.

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  • National Electrical Manufacturers Association

    NEMA is the association of electrical equipment and medical imaging manufacturers, founded in 1926 and headquartered in Rosslyn, Virginia. Its 350-plus member companies manufacture a diverse set of products including power transmission and distribution equipment, lighting systems, factory automation and control systems, and medical diagnostic imaging systems. Total U.S. shipments for electroindustry products exceeds $100 billion annually.

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  • National Hydropower Association

    The National Hydropower Association (NHA) is a nonprofit national association dedicated to promoting the growth of clean, affordable U.S. hydropower. It seeks to secure hydropower’s place as a climate-friendly, renewable and reliable energy source that serves national environmental, energy, and economic policy objectives.

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  • Navigant Research

    Navigant Research is a market research and consulting team that provides in-depth analysis of global clean technology markets. The team's research methodology combines supply-side industry analysis, end-user primary research and demand assessment, and deep examination of technology trends to provide a comprehensive view of these industry sectors.

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  • Solar Energy Industries Association

    The Solar Energy Industries Association® is the national trade association of the U.S. solar energy industry. Through advocacy and education, SEIA® is building a strong solar industry to power America. As the voice of the industry, SEIA works with its 1,000 member companies to champion the use of clean, affordable solar in America by expanding markets, removing market barriers, strengthening the industry and educating the public on the benefits of solar energy.

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  • WindEnergy Hamburg

    The Global Wind Summit, to be held in Hamburg in 2018, reflects impressively the wind energy success story. Comprising (1) WindEnergy Hamburg, the world’s leading wind industry expo, and (2) the WindEurope Conference, the Global Wind Summit 2018 will be the biggest and most international meeting point for business, networking and information for the whole of the wind industry – onshore and offshore.     These two top-level events will be held in parallel at the Hamburg Messe exhibition site from 25-28 September 2018, the conference rooms are integrated in the exhibition halls (B3-B4.Upper Floor). Bernd Aufderheide, President and CEO Hamburg Messe und Congress: “Nowhere else in the world is there a high-powered and absolutely international industry event like the Global Wind Summit in Hamburg in 2018.”
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  • Women of Renewable Industries and Sustainable Energy

    Women of Renewable Industries and Sustainable Energy. From a strong foundation in wind to a force across the renewable energy economy, WRISE has a broad purpose – to change our energy future through the actions of women. By building Community, promoting Education, and cultivating Leadership, WRISE advances women and inspires its members and the public to unite in raising their voices for others.

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  • Young Professionals in Energy - Boston

    Young Professionals in Energy is a global non-profit organization with over 2,000 members in its Boston Chapter.

    YPE Boston strives to facilitate life-long connections in the global energy industry by providing a forum for students and professional to come together, share experiences and explore career development opportunities through social, educational and community service programs.

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