The non-profit Electricity Storage Association is the world’s premier electricity storage trade organization, established to foster development and commercialization of storage technologies. The membership includes utilities, equipment developers and manufacturers, National Laboratories, system designers and academia using the ESA as the leading forum to promote a better understanding of the benefits of storage in the electricity grid. Long considered the leading technical resource on storage related issues, ESA members actively engage in numerous activities to facilitate this effort. These efforts are designed to promote the advancement of competitive and reliable storage delivery systems within the United States. The ESA is organized as a 501 (c) (6) trade association with Headquarters in Washington, D.C.