The U.S. Energy Storage Association intends to merge with the American Clean Power Association in a transfer to spearhead transformative progress for renewable energies.
The merger would unify teams representing wind, photo voltaic, storage and transmission corporations throughout the membership.
“Our Board sees the merger with ACP as a robust new chapter for our trade and a pathway to reaching 100 GW of latest vitality storage by 2030,” mentioned Kiran Kumaraswamy, the Vice President of Market Applications at Fluence and the Chairman of the Board for ESA. “The ESA Board of Directors is assured merger will elevate advocacy, analysis, and academic efforts on behalf of the vitality storage trade, with vital advantages and expanded alternatives for ESA’s workers and membership.”
The American Clean Power Association was fashioned initially of this 12 months. The merger with ESA would already be its second, as ACP mixed with the American Wind Energy Association in January.
“Energy storage is foundational to a cleaner vitality future for the nation.” mentioned, Jim Murphy, President of Invenergy and the Chairman of the board for ACP. “Joining along with ESA strengthens the unified voice of the clear energy trade as we proceed to rework the US energy grid to a low-cost, dependable and renewable energy system.”
The U.S. Energy Storage Association consists of about 200 corporations within the manufacture, deployment and operation of vitality storage programs each within the U.S. and globally.
If accomplished, the merger would take impact January 1, 2022.