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SuperPower Inc.develops and manufactures high-performance second-generation high temperature superconductor wire for applications in energy,medicine, transportation, military, space, industry, science and research.
New center in Rochester, NY will work with companies and universities to develop next generation batteries and capacitors, in demand for consumer electronics and other applications.
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FREE! This webinar provides an overview of the opportunities for growth of the energy storage industry in NYS in 2015. NY-BEST provides important market and policy updates, as well as outline NY-BEST’s goals and activities.
NYSERDA announced that NYS has partnered with nine companies taking part in innovative energy storage research and development projects that will bring increased energy efficiency and reliability to alternative-fuel vehicles and the electric grid.
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that the Battery and Energy Storage Technology (BEST) Test and Commercialization Center is open for business at Eastman Business Park in Rochester, New York. The new world-class, $23 million Center provides...
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NYSERDA and ConEdison recently announced a set of incentives to support the deployment of energy storage projects in ConEdison's service territory. These incentives are among the best available in the US for storage and will pay up to 50% of a ...
Among the projects the council is seeking to fund at the park is a commercialization center for the New York Battery and Energy Storage Technology Consortium (NY-BEST), a research-and-development project seeking to create and manufacture...
After a tour of Eastman Business Park, U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand said she was urging the Department of Defense to partner with an advanced battery and energy storage project planned for the park.


Who We Are

The New York Battery and Energy Storage Technology Consortium (NY-BEST™) is a rapidly growing, industry-led, private-public coalition of corporate, entrepreneurial, academic, and government partners building a vibrant, world-class advanced battery and energy storage sector, from R&D to commercialization, in New York State. Our diverse members include Fortune 500 companies, start-ups, universities, national research centers and laboratories spanning all facets of the energy sector.

NY-BEST is a community of leaders changing the way we use energy!

Read the New York Energy Storage Roadmap to learn more about NY-BEST and what we do!



What We Do

NY-BEST serves as the focal point for energy storage industry-related activities. We do this by:

  • Acting as an authoritative resource on energy storage, proactively communicating energy storage related news and information, and facilitating connections amongst stakeholders;
  • Advancing and accelerating the commercialization process for energy storage technologies, from research and development, to products and widespread deployment;
  • Educating policymakers and stakeholders about energy storage and advocating on behalf of the energy storage industry; and
  • Promoting New York’s world-class intellectual and manufacturing capabilities and providing access to markets to grow the energy storage industry in New York.


Why this is important

Commercial, cost-effective energy storage technology is poised to be a game-changer for two of the world’s largest and most essential industries: electricity and transportation.

Reliable energy storage will change how vehicles are powered and how the entire electricity grid functions. Energy storage products are key to hybrid and electric vehicles and will make possible the effective widespread use of wind and solar energy. 

By transforming these trillion-dollar industries, energy storage technologies will produce environmental benefits, reduce energy costs and act as powerful economic drivers.



How Can We Help You?

As the voice and focal point on energy storage issues in New York, NY-BEST acts as a single point of contact for a host of interested stakeholders, from companies and universities to policy makers and investors.

Our expert team can help you stay informed of the latest developments in the energy storage industry, identify potential funding opportunities, connect you with other leaders in energy storage, provide you with direct business assistance, and assist you with accessing special resources.

A complete list of member benefits can be found here Member Benefits

Contact us today at info@ny-best.org

Brookhaven National Laboratory sees strategic value in being a member of NY-BEST. This outstanding consortium brings together all the key New York stakeholders in energy storage.right quote
James A. Misewich, Ph.D., Associate Laboratory Director for Basic Energy Sciences

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The Battery Show 2015 is the premier showcase of the latest advanced battery technology. The exhibition hall offers a platform to launch new products, make new contacts...

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