Energy Storage Assn. applauds Senate for energy bill

WASHINGTON, April 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Today, the Energy Storage Association (ESA) released the following statement, attributable to Matt Roberts, Executive Director of ESA.

“The Energy Storage Association and industry partners commend the United States Senate for prioritizing energy storage innovation in the Energy Policy Modernization Act. We are pleased to see continuing bipartisan agreement that energy storage is an essential asset that paves the path to an affordable, reliable, and clean electric system. We thank Chairman Murkowski, Ranking Member Cantwell, and their colleagues for their steadfast efforts to pass this bill.”

About Energy Storage Association

The Energy Storage Association (ESA), the national trade association for the energy storage industry, is the leading voice for companies that develop and deploy the energy storage technologies we rely on every day. ESA’s mission is to promote, develop and commercialize competitive and reliable energy storage delivery systems for use by electricity suppliers and their customers. With more than 200 member organizations, ESA represents a diverse group of entities, including electric utilities, energy service companies, independent power producers, and technology developers deploying advanced batteries, flywheels, compressed air energy storage, thermal storage, pumped hydropower, supercapacitors, and component suppliers, such as power conversion systems.