Host Utility

  • Duke Energy

    Duke Energy is the largest electric power holding company in the United States, supplying and delivering energy to approximately 7.2 million U.S. customers. We have approximately 57,700 megawatts of electric generating capacity in the Carolinas, the Midwest, and Florida - and natural gas distribution services in Ohio and Kentucky

Conference Host

  • Alevo

    Alevo is redefining energy through innovative battery technology & smart data analytics. As a vertically engineered turn-key energy storage solution, Alevo manufactures its own batteries, unparalleled in safety, robustness, and reliability. Alevo also provides system integration through its GridBank™ Energy Storage design and coordinates its own project development including EPC (engineering, permitting and construction.)  Alevo Analytics offers advanced analytics and simulations, business intelligence and advisory services, identifying where energy storage will deliver the greatest environmental and economic impact to the grid.


  • AES

    The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES) is a Fortune 200 global power company. We provide affordable, sustainable energy to 17 countries through our diverse portfolio of distribution businesses as well as thermal and renewable generation facilities. Our workforce of 21,000 people is committed to operational excellence and meeting the world’s changing power needs. Our 2015 revenues were $15 billion and we own and manage $37 billion in total assets.

  • Current powered by GE

    Current, powered by GE, a digital power service built to transform the way we use energy.

  • NextEra Energy Resources, LLC

    NextEra Energy, Inc. is a leading clean energy company with consolidated revenues of approximately $17.5 billion, approximately 46,300 megawatts of generating capacity, and approximately 14,300 employees in 27 states and Canada as of year-end 2015. NextEra Energy's principal subsidiaries are Florida Power & Light Company, which is one of the largest rate-regulated electric utilities in the United States, and NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, which is the world's largest generator of renewable energy from the wind and sun.

  • RES - Renewable Energy Systems

    RES has developed/and or built over 10 GW of renewable energy and energy storage projects worldwide - with over 8,000 MW in the Americas, has an asset management portfolio exceeding 1 GW, and is active in energy technologies including energy storage, solar, wind, transmission, and demand side management. RES storage solutions are a safe, reliable, and economical asset that can concurrently provide multiple grid services. Our storage construction portfolio includes 10 projects totaling over 77 MW (48 MWh). 


  • East Penn Manufacturing Co., Inc.

    East Penn Manufacturing and its storage solutions subsidiary, Ecoult, deliver energy storage modules and turnkey projects for emerging markets such as solar, wind, and electrical grid storage applications. Using the breakthrough Deka® Unigy® UltraBattery® technology, meticulously manufactured by East Penn, the UltraBattery® is powerfully responsive, reliable, cost effective, safe and virtually 100% recyclable.

  • NEC Energy Solutions, Inc.

    NEC Energy Solutions is a leader in advanced energy storage, developing and manufacturing smart energy storage solutions for electric grid, backup power and lead‐acid replacement applications. With system integration expertise focusing on high performance, efficiency, safety and reliability, NEC Energy Solution’s products range from compact advanced industrial batteries to massive grid‐scale energy storage systems.  Its turnkey GSS® (Grid Storage Solution) products have successfully operated since 2009 and have reached over 110MW deployed on the grid worldwide.


  • Parker Hannifin Corporation - Energy Grid Tie Division

    With annual sales of approximately $13 billion in fiscal year 2015, Parker Hannifin is the world's leading diversified manufacturer of motion and control technologies and systems. The Energy Grid Tie Division is an industry leading manufacturer of utility scale grid tie inverters used in energy storage power conversion systems. The division offers global sales and support channels. With over 225MW deployed globally, Parker offers unrivaled application knowledge and real world experience to its customers. 

  • Saft America, Inc.

    Saft is an acknowledged leader in the development and industrialization of lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries with proven expertise that goes far beyond the manufacture of cells and battery modules to include project management and delivery of complete fully tested and qualified systems. Saft is now building on this wealth of experience to provide Li-ion energy storage systems that offer the optimum combination of performance, reliability and safety for bankable projects in energy services and renewable energy integration.

Other Sponsors

  • Advancion

    Charging Lab Sponsor

  • Black & Veatch

    NASCAR Reception Host

    Black & Veatch is a leading global engineering, consulting and construction company with the mission of Building a World of Difference®.  As the presence of renewable energy increases on the grid, energy storage is becoming a key tool for utility grid management.  Additionally, large power consumers are learning its role in demand charge management.  Our expertise in power generation, power delivery, microgrids and renewable energy integration gives us insight into the most effective energy storage integration methods.

  • Current powered by GE

    Lounge Sponsor

    Current, powered by GE, a digital power service built to transform the way we use energy.

  • Dynapower Company

    Keynote Speaker Sponsor

    Dynapower’s four-quadrant bi-directional energy storage inverter systems utilize advanced digital controllers for management of real and reactive power, system monitoring, and protection. The company’s MPS™, CPS™, and SPS product lines are IEEE and UL1741 compliant; offer sub-cycle response with zero voltage ride-through; feature a Dynamic Transfer function that can be operated in both grid-tied or stand-alone modes. Dynapower inverters are deployed globally as grid-tied energy storage inverters and as micro-grid inverters, enabling increased penetration of renewable generation resources.

  • Johnson Controls

    Wireless Internet and Smartphone App

    Johnson Controls is a global multi-industrial and technology leader serving customers in more than 150 countries. With core business in the building and energy storage industries, our diverse portfolio of businesses includes energy and operational efficiency solutions for buildings; lead-acid automotive, advanced hybrid and electric vehicle batteries; and distributed energy storage solutions. We anticipate, innovate and exceed expectations to help our customers, employees and communities enjoy a better world. Learn more at www.johnsoncontrols.com or @johnsoncontrols.

  • PTMW

    Break Sponsor

    PTMW manufactures pre-fabricated metal enclosures for power generation, delivery, renewables and energy storage infrastructure.  Enclosures are designed to meet customer functional requirements, and specifications.  PTMW's dedication to quality, on-time delivery and attractive pricing results in strong, long-term customer relationships.  Renewable and storage applications include; BESS enclosures, Inverter enclosures, Substation control buildings, Outdoor cabinets. PTMW combines state of the art manufacturing, quality, on-time delivery and attractive pricing to provide unparalleled customer loyalty.  PTMW is a women owned business and ISO9001 Registered.

  • S&C Electric Company

    Conference Lanyard Sponsor

    S&C, a leader at integrating energy storage into the grid, draws on real-world expertise to ensure your energy storage project is a success, from the earliest stages of project evaluation and design to system commissioning and life-cycle maintenance. Our energy storage systems use S&C’s field-proven power electronics technology to provide rapid response to changing system conditions.