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ForeFront Power is a solar and energy storage project developer based out of San Francisco, CA with satellite offices in New York, Colorado, and Mexico.
These resources were developed by NY-BEST in partnership with NYSERDA to help reduce the soft costs for energy storage in New York State.
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BEST Test and Commercialization Center

BEST Logos BEST 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. The BEST T&CC brings together over 250 years of combined DNV GL and NY BEST team experience, including electrical testing of T&D equipment, battery and energy storage R&D, consultancy and testing. This allows us to provide unequaled, strictly independent and impartial performance testing in the lab and in the field.


RIT's State-of-the-art Battery Prototyping Center

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.


NY-BEST BRIDGE Program

NY-BEST BRIDGE Program BannerThe 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.

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Oct 2, 2019 8:00 am - 6:30 pm

Clean Energy and Energy Storage Technologies: Growing a Clean Energy Economy

Apr 1, 2020 7:45 am - Apr 2, 2020 1:30 pm

Save the date for NY-BEST's Annual Conference Capture the Energy, April 1-2, 2020

Jun 27, 2019 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Join NYSERDA and energy industry partners for this one-day business-to-business event, dedicated to forming partnerships that can scale solutions that harness the...


Bill Acker
By Bill Acker
Mar 2, 2017

Empire State Development has recently announced that Eastman Kodak Company, in partnership with NY-BEST, will be installing two multi-user battery cell assembly lines at...

John Cerveny
By John Cerveny
Sep 3, 2014

Looking for partners, components or materials to support your energy storage product/technology development? How about world-class experts, including the inventor of the...

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By Guest
Aug 29, 2017

The Battery Show 2017 – New Features For 2017!

With just over two weeks to go until the largest event...

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ARPA-E Announces Funding Opportunity to Support Long-Duration Energy Storage

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