Register today for the NY-BEST Annual Energy Storage Technology Conference in Syracuse, NY! Sponsorship and Poster Exhibition Opportunities available as well!
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NY-BEST would like to congratulate the PV-Tech Power list of "energy storage disrupters" and is proud to see so many members recognized.
The New York Battery and Energy Storage Technology Consortium (NY-BEST) is pleased to present this Energy Storage Roadmap for New York’s Electric Grid. Energy storage is a key enabling technology to achieve New York’s goals of a cleaner, more...
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.
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.
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...

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

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Mike Field, President, Operations and Engineering Division


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