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Alliances & Associations

Ice Energy is building the Ice Bear ecosystem through active engagement with a broad range of companies and stakeholders, including utilities, regulators, policy makers, partners and industry organizations.

By working collaboratively within the industry, we believe we can help facilitate the widespread adoption of energy storage, and enable the transition to a cleaner, smarter, more sustainable power grid.


The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) is an independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing energy efficiency as a means of promoting economic prosperity, energy security, and environmental protection. 2010 marks ACEEE’s 30th anniversary as an organization.

American Public Power Association

The American Public Power Association (APPA) is the service organization for the nation's more than 2,000 community-owned electric utilities that serve more than 45 million Americans. It was created in 1940 as a non-profit, non-partisan organization. Its purpose is to advance the public policy interests of its members and their consumers, and provide member services to ensure adequate, reliable electricity at a reasonable price with the proper protection of the environment.


The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), is an international organization dedicated to advancing heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration to serve humanity and promote a sustainable world through research, standards writing, publishing and continuing education.

California Energy Storage Alliance

The California Energy Storage Alliance (CESA) is a broad advocacy coalition committed to expanding the role of energy storage to promote the growth of renewable energy and a more affordable, clean, and reliable electric power system. CESA’s members are a diverse mix of energy storage technology manufacturers, renewable energy component manufacturers, developers, and systems integrators. CESA is technology and business model-neutral.

Center for Energy Efficiency & Renewable Technologies

The Center for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Technologies (CEERT) is a partnership of major environmental groups and private-sector clean energy companies. Based in Sacramento, California, CEERT is a nonprofit public-benefit organization that designs and fights for policies that promote global warming solutions and increased reliance on clean, renewable energy sources for California and the West.

Colorado Clean Energy Cluster

The Colorado Clean Energy Cluster (CCEC) is an economic development organization aimed at growing primary jobs in Colorado in the area of clean energy through formal partnerships between clean energy companies, the public sector and higher education. As a unique statewide organization fostering market transformation for clean energy, the CCEC is focused on innovative and entrepreneurial ways to grow the clean energy sector through actionable projects and initiatives that directly benefit Colorado clean energy companies.

Colorado Cleantech Industry Association

Founded in 2008, the Colorado Cleantech Industry Association is a statewide organization dedicated to promoting Colorado's cleantech industry. CCIA is the only industry-led, industry-focused cleantech group in the state. The Association’s mission is to provide advocacy, public policy leadership, development and education in the cleantech sector.

Demand Response and Smart Grid Coalition

The Demand Response and Smart Grid Coalition (DRSG) is the trade association for companies that provide products and services in the areas of demand response, smart meters and smart grid technologies. DRSG works to educate and provide information to policymakers, utilities, the media, the financial community and stakeholders on how demand response and smart grid technologies such as smart meters can help modernize our electricity system and provide customers with new information and options for managing their electricity use.


The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) is the association of U.S. shareholder-owned electric companies. Organized in 1933, EEI works closely with all of its members, representing their interests and advocating equitable policies in legislative and regulatory arenas. In its leadership role, EEI provides advocacy, authoritative analysis, and critical industry data to its members, Congress, government agencies, the financial community and other opinion-leader audiences.

Electric Power Research Institute

The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) is an independent, non-profit company performing research, development and demonstration in the electricity sector for the benefit of the public. Its broad array of collaborative RD&D programs focuses on the many specific technology challenges of providing reliable, affordable, and environmentally responsible electricity. EPRI is funded by membership participation in its research activities. Members represent more than 90% of the electricity generated and delivered in the U.S. International participation extends to 40 countries.

Electricity Storage Association

The Electricity Storage Association is a national trade association established to foster development and commercialization of energy storage technologies. ESA’s mission is “to promote the development and commercialization of competitive and reliable energy storage delivery systems for use by electricity suppliers and their customers.”

National Renewable Energy Laboratory

NREL is the only federal laboratory dedicated to the research, development, commercialization and deployment of renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies. Backed by 33 years of achievement, NREL leads the way in helping meet the growing demand for clean energy.

New York Battery and Energy Storage Consortium

The New York Battery and Energy Storage Technology Consortium (NY-BEST™) is a rapidly growing, industry-led, private-public coalition of entrepreneurial, academic, corporate, and federal partners building a vibrant, world-class advanced battery and energy storage sector from R&D to commercialization based in New York State.

NJ Energy Coalition

The New Jersey Energy Coalition generates public support for the production and delivery of clean, reliable, affordable, American energy to meet New Jersey's growing energy needs. Membership includes statewide and local leaders and organizations representing the environmental, business, health care, labor, trade, consumer, academic, and civic communities.

Northwest Public Power Association

NWPPA is an international association representing and serving customer-owned, locally controlled utilities in the Western U.S. and Canada. The Association also serves more than 250 associate members across the U.S. and Canada who are allied with the electric utility industry.

Peak Load Management Alliance (PLMA)

The Peak Load Management Alliance is a diverse association of leading energy professionals dedicated to developing and promoting consumer participation in electricity markets around the world using load management.


The Washington, D.C.-based U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is a 501 c3 non-profit organization committed to a prosperous and sustainable future for our nation through cost-efficient and energy-saving green buildings. USGBC includes a diverse constituency of builders and environmentalists, corporations and nonprofit organizations, elected officials and concerned citizens, and teachers and students working to make green buildings available to everyone within a generation.

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