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New Prototyping Center for Energy Storage Opens in Rochester
3 years 8 months ago
State investment in Public-Private partnership with NY-BEST and RIT will accelerate development of new battery technologies 
NY-BEST Announces 2015 “Capture the Energy” Conference Leaders to discuss Opportunities for Battery and Energy Storage Industry in New York
3 years 8 months ago
Senior managers from leading energy companies, including Solar City, Tesla, General Electric, Toyota, General Motors, Consolidated Edison, LG Chem, and Siemens, as well as several other emerging companies, will discuss the new market opportunities for batteries and energy storage and how their companies are positioning themselves to realize the benefits associated with changes in the electric grid and transportation sectors.
Statement from NY-BEST Executive Director, Dr. William Acker on Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Proposed $25 million Investment in Brookhaven National Lab
3 years 10 months ago
“NY-BEST is enthusiastic about Governor Cuomo’s proposed $25 million in State funding support for a high-energy X-ray beam line at Brookhaven National Laboratory. This facility will enable characterization of real batteries while they charge and discharge. The new capabilities offered at Brookhaven National Lab will provide an important complement the battery testing facility that NY-BEST has built in Rochester, New York...
NY-BEST and DNV KEMA to Partner on Battery and Energy Storage Testing & Commercialization Center
5 years 4 months ago
(ALBANY, NEW YORK, July 23, 2013) – The New York Battery and Energy Storage Technology Consortium (NY-BEST) and DNV KEMA Energy & Sustainability, a leading global energy consultancy and authority in testing, inspection and certification, today outlined their new partnership whereby nearly $23 million will be invested to build and grow the new Battery and Energy Storage Technology (BEST) Testing and Commercialization Center in Rochester, New York.