The Consortium offers our members many different services. Please see our membership page for a full listing of all of our benefits.
NY-BEST is pleased to offer this database to assist you in finding the right resources to ensure the success of your product, project or business. The Supply Chain Database includes a wide array of companies, and individuals from New York and beyond who are working in the battery and advanced energy storage industry.Click Here
The NY-BEST BRIDGE Program is a business assistance program for battery and energy storage companies in New York State. BRIDGE stands for “Business Resources to Innovate, Develop, Grow and Excel” and through the NY-BEST BRIDGE Program, NY-BEST is providing energy storage start-ups and businesses the tools and resources they need to successfully grow their companies. The Program was made possible through funding support from National Grid.Click Here
NY-BEST routinely tracks and shares information regarding energy storage-related funding opportunities for its members. These opportunities span from grants, RFPs, utility requests, federal to new or modified incentive programs and tariff structures. NY-BEST is a respected voice for storage in the State, and as such, is frequently consulted as a voice of industry as new programs and opportunities are in development. NY-BEST also provides direct assistance to member companies with questions and concerns about how to access various funding sources and has worked closely with many companies to help them gain access and successfully compete for sources of funding. This section is constantly updated with the latest news and links to funding opportunities and is accessible to NY-BEST members only. For information on becoming a member, click here.Click Here
Battery and Energy Storage Technology Test & Commercialization Center (BEST T&CC) helps promote a clean energy society through innovative battery and energy storage technology (BEST). Located at Rochester, New York, it is the result of a collaboration with the New York BEST Consortium. The center’s unique capabilities help bring emerging technologies to the commercial market and offer companies essential product testing and qualification at a reasonable cost.Click Here
The Battery Prototyping Center (BPC) at Rochester Institute of Technology focuses on the development of emerging energy storage technologies through a partnership between RIT and NY-BEST Consortium. BPC is made possible by financial support from NYSERDA, Empire State Development, and SoLith. BPC provides prototyping services for more than 125 active members within the NY-BEST consortium and features a 1000 ft2 dry room. The dry room is split into two rooms with one side containing the pouch cell assembly equipment, and the remaining space is available for other moisture-sensitive experiments and future expansion. BPC works closely with the NY-BEST Commercialization Center to ensure quality and reproducibility in the performance of the cells.Click Here