NY-BEST In Action
NY-BEST In Action
Growing the Energy Storage Industry

NY-BEST is a rapidly growing, industry-led, 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 global Fortune 500 companies, start-ups, universities, and national research centers spanning all facets of the energy sector.

NY-BEST acts as a focal point for industry-related activities, serving as collaborator, connector, advocate and facilitator. We have a three-pronged approach to grow the energy storage industry in New York.


 Market Leadership
  NY-BEST is growing the markets for energy storage by:


  • Influencing and advocating for laws, regulations, policies and programs that will strengthen the energy storage sector in New York State and beyond;
  • Informing investors, end-users and government decision-makers with expert analysis on the capabilities and benefits on energy storage; and
  • Educating – through our events, educational courses and direct outreach - stakeholders and the public about the vast capabilities, applications, and use cases of energy storage and its far-reaching environmental, economic and clean energy benefits. 
Commercialization Leadership

NY-BEST is leading commercialization for energy storage by:

  • Providing state-of-the-art testing and commercialization services at our BEST Test and Commercialization Center in Rochester, New York.
  • Partnering with the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) to provide members with discounted services at RIT’s Battery Prototyping Center 
  • Providing our members with access to a network of other world-class innovation centers, industry leaders, information on funding opportunities, investors and a forum for collaboration; and
  • Working with economic and workforce development programs to capitalize on the economic potential of energy storage industry and create jobs in this sector. 
Technological Leadership
NY-BEST supports technological innovation in energy storage through many activities, including:
  • Promoting collaboration among academics, researchers, suppliers, and end-users through our Technology and Innovation Conference, webinars, workshops, matchmaking, and other educational and networking forums;
  • Identifying and informing our members about R&D funding opportunities, identifying teaming opportunities and providing R&D funding, in association with NYSERDA; and
  • Promoting and publicizing the successes of our members to a wide audience.  

NY-BEST Members

This map shows all NY-BEST Members. While most members are in New York, we welcome members from all over the world.

Join Us
Are you interested in learning more about NY-BEST or becoming involved in our many program and services? There are many ways you can participate in NY-BEST's activities, these include:


  • Become a member of NY-BEST. The Consortium offers our members many different services. Please see our list of member benefits below for a full listing of all of our benefits. If you're interested in joining NY-BEST, you can sign-up on-line.
  • Sign up for our mailing list. If you're interested in receiving our informative newsletter and e-communications about timely policy information, industry news and funding opportunities, please subscribe to our mailing list.
  • Join us at our many events, conferences and webinars. NY-BEST hosts several in-person and virtual conferences and educational throughout the year.

NY-BEST members enjoy many benefits, including:

  • Timely information about funding opportunities for energy storage.
  • Informative policy updates and a strong and effective voice in influencing policies, laws and regulations affecting the energy storage sector 
  • Up-to-date information on new research, advancements and technological breakthroughs. 
  • Access to other industry leaders, key researchers and market drivers.
  • Assistance in connecting with testing and prototyping facilities. 
  • Publicity and promotion of our members on NY-BEST website, newsletter, social media, and events.
  • Discounted rates at NY-BEST conferences and events.
  • A role in determining NY-BEST’s organizational leadership and strategy as we seek to grow and strengthen the battery and energy storage industry in New York.

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NY-BEST New York Battery and Energy Storage Technology Consortium

230 Washington Avenue Extension
Suite 101
Albany, NY 12203

P: 518.694.8474

E: info@ny-best.org