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The LDES Council provides encouragement for the adoption of long duration energy storage and guidance on the implementation of the technology. Representing a wide spectrum of different technologies and approaches to energy storage, the Council provides analysis and background information along with facts on current deployment of long duration energy storage and forecasts for its future adoption The LDES Council report on long duration energy storage provides an authoritative analysis on the requirement for, state of and expected future trends.

Press Releases

June 23, 2022

Long Duration Energy Storage Council Membership More Than Doubles As More Companies Commit to Net-Zero Mission

Council Adds 29 Members In First Half of 2022

June 21, 2022

Long Duration Energy Storage Council Report Assembles Toolbox of Policy Options for Accelerating Flexibility Required to Meet Net-Zero Power

New research report reviews policy options to help society overcome obstacles to widespread deployment of LDES

May 17, 2022

Long Duration Energy Storage Council Selects Larissa Fair as Communications Director, North America

Energy Storage Communications Leader Will Help Steer Council Efforts Toward Accelerating Deployment of Long Duration Energy Storage Technologies

May 10, 2022

LDES Council Report Highlights Potential for New Type of Power Purchase Agreement to Accelerate Decarbonization of Electricity Consumption

24/7 clean Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) can reduce the need for fossil fuels and improve risk management for electricity purchasers by providing a form of time-matched clean power supply

May 09, 2022

Long Duration Energy Storage Council Names Julia Souder as Executive Director

The (“The Council”) announced today that energy and environmental veteran Julia Souder was selected to be the organization’s first Executive Director. Souder will lead the Council’s strategy and vision to enable the advancement of long duration energy storage to the center stage of the energy transition worldwide.

April 28, 2022

Long Duration Energy Storage Council Announces Inaugural Board

Global organization driving rapid decarbonization through accelerated deployment of Long Duration Energy Storage technologies

November 04, 2021

LDES Council Press Release

The Long Duration Energy Storage Council is being formed by 24 technology companies, users and investors to achieve grid net-zero by 2040. This will see ~10% of all energy being stored in 8 hour+ storage technologies, requiring 85-140TWh of deployed capacity

October 11, 2021

ESS Inc. and ACON S2 Acquisition Corp. Announce Closing of Business Combination

Creates First Publicly Traded U.S. Long-duration Storage Company; Begins Trading Today on the NYSE Under the Ticker “GWH”

July 22, 2021

Form Energy Unveils Chemistry of Multi-day Storage Battery Technology

Announces Series D with Leading Strategic Partner, Accelerating Pathway to Commercialization of First Energy Storage Product