Strategic Partners

The Electricity Storage Association is an international trade association established to promote the development and commercialization of competitive and reliable energy systems.

Explore this site to learn more about ESA, our membership, electricity storage technologies, our advocacy efforts, and more.


The National Alliance for Advanced Technology Batteries (NAATBatt) is a not-for-profit trade association of foreign and domestic corporations, associations and research institutions focused on the manufacture of large format advanced batteries for use in transportation and large scale energy storage applications in the United States. 


The European Association for Storage of Energy (EASE) is the voice of the energy storage community, actively promoting the use of energy storage in Europe and worldwide. EASE actively supports the deployment of energy storage as an indispensable instrument to improve the flexibility of and deliver services to the energy system with respect to European energy and climate policy. EASE seeks to build a European platform for sharing and disseminating energy storage-related information. EASE ultimately aims to support the transition towards a sustainable, flexible and stable energy system in Europe.

The China Energy Storage Alliance is the first and only energy storage industry association in China. It is a nonprofit member-based organization that was founded in 2012 as a sub-committee under the China New Energy Chamber of Commerce (CNECC).

California Energy Storage Alliance

The California Energy Storage Alliance (CESA) is a membership-based advocacy group committed to advancing the role of energy storage through education, outreach, and research. Our mission is to make energy storage a mainstream energy resource, one that leverages renewable energy technology and promotes a more reliable, affordable, and secure electric power system.


The New York Battery and Energy Storage Technology (NY-BEST™) Consortium was created in 2010 to position New York State as a global leader in energy storage technology, including applications in transportation, grid storage, and power electronics.

NY-BEST currently has more than 100 members. The Consortium's membership is diverse and includes manufacturers, academic institutions, utilities, technology and materials developers, start-ups, government entities, engineering firms, systems integrators, and end-users.

Headquartered in Berlin, Germany, BVES is the German Energy Storage Association that represents the interests of the energy storage industry in Germany by representing its members’ interests in political decisions and supporting them by using targeted public relations strategies. It promotes the coordination of research and development in the utilisation and application of energy storage devices. The association was formed in September 2012 and has currently over 70 members. More information is available on www.bves.de


India Smart Grid Forum (ISGF) is a public private partnership initiative of Ministry of Power (MoP), Government of India for accelerated development of smart grid technologies in the Indian power sector. ISGF was set up in 2010 to provide a mechanism through which academia, industry, utilities and other stakeholders could participate in the development of Indian smart grid systems and provide relevant inputs to the government’s decision-making.


The Alliance for an Energy Efficient Economy, AEEE was launched in New Delhi, on 7th of November 2008, as an industry association created for the specific purpose of facilitating collaboration among India's energy efficiency (EE) industries and service providers. AEEE is a not-for-profit organisation (registered as a society).

AEEE enables India’s energy efficiency stakeholders to convene on a common platform that supports the Government’s energy conservation programmes and energy efficiency policy implementation, market development, and thereby EE improvements in all sectors of India’s economy.

Energy Storage Ontario is the only energy storage industry association in Canada. It is a non-profit membership-based organization whose mission is to advance the energy storage industry in Ontario through collaboration, education, policy advocacy and research.  We take an unbiased view towards technology and are supported by the contributions of our members.
Mahratta Chamber of Commerce Industries & Agriculture (MCCIA) has been playing a significant role in accelerating the industrial and economic development of Pune region for more than seven decades now. It is one of the most active chambers of Commerce in India and has been instrumental in promoting number of institutions in Pune. MCCIA has continuously driven to make Pune a global business destination and has been catalyst for economic development of the region.
The Global Energy Storage Alliance (GESA) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization founded in 2014 whose mission is to advance education, collaboration, knowledge and proven frameworks about the benefits of energy storage and how it can be used to achieve a more efficient, cleaner, reliable, affordable and secure electric power system globally.
GESA was jointly founded by the California Energy Storage Alliance (CESA), the German Energy Storage Association (BVES), the China Energy Storage Alliance (CNESA), the India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA), the US Energy Storage Association (ESA), and the Alliance for Rural Electrification (ARE).
National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI) is the unified voice of the Indian solar energy industry.
National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI) is an umbrella organisation representing solar energy companies active along the whole photovoltaic value chain: project developers, manufacturers, engineering companies, financing institutions and other stakeholders.
Founded in 2013 by solar energy industry leaders with the vision to promote solar energy, NSEFI is a public trust based in New Delhi.


Launched in 2008, the European Business and Technology Centre (EBTC) is a programme co-funded by the European Union and coordinated by EUROCHAMBRES.
Paving avenues for EU-India clean technology collaborations, EBTC supports EU businesses and researchers on their market entry to India, offering hands-on support through a toolbox of services. With a pan-India presence, EBTC offers solutions to clean-technology companies willing to enter and ensure sustainability in the Indian market.
The Australian Energy Storage Council provides an independent forum comprising representatives of the energy storage industry for networking and information sharing. We connect local and global industry partners in this growing industry.The Australian Energy Storage Council has a critical role in creating industry standards and encouraging industry best practice for the energy storage sector.
The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) office started operations in India in 2006, in Bangalore. Today, we have over 10,000 members and have the largest membership base for the IET outside of the UK. Our vision is to become the most relevant and therefore the most preferred institution for engineering and technology professionals in India.
The U.S.-India Business Council is the premier business advocacy organization dedicated to strengthening the economic and commercial relationship between the United States and India. Established in 1975 at the request of both the United States and Indian governments, the Council is the largest bilateral advocacy group in the U.S.-India investment space.
The Council’s primary mission is to serve as the direct link between business and government leaders, forge consensus, and play a proactive role by being the voice of industry on both sides, thereby enabling growth in trade and investment between India and the United States.

Indian Electrical & Electronics Manufacturers’ Association (IEEMA) is the apex association of manufacturers of electrical, industrial electronics and allied equipment in India. Founded in 1948, IEEMA is the first ISO certified industry association with 800+ member organizations encompassing the complete value chain in power generation, transmission and distribution equipment. IEEMA members contribute to more than 90% of the power equipment installed in India. IEEMA plays a crucial policy advocacy role with government and its agencies. It works closely with standardization bodies, R&D organizations and testing institutes for formulating Indian standards for developing energy efficient products. IEEMA evolves and operates equitable and uniform PVC Clause and due to its unbiased approach, IEEMA PVCs have gained recognition and credibility over the last 3 decades. IEEMA holds product specific conferences, seminars and large exhibitions like ELECRAMA which is world’s largest event for T&D equipment industry.