ESNA Conference and Exhibition | November 5-7, 2019 in San Diego, California

Registration will open July 15th

Networking Opportunities at ESNA

ESNA brings together thousands of storage stakeholders to network through one on one meetings, intimate receptions, roundtable discussions, workshops with interactive discussions and an evening of dining and dancing.

Networking opportunities at ESNA 2018 included:

Site Tour California Energy Commission – Energy Storage Funding Opportunities Event

California Energy Commission – Energy Storage Funding Opportunities Event

November 6, 2018.  9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

The California-based EPIC program is approved to receive approximately $130 million annually to execute the Third Triennial EPIC Investment Plan. Historically, the EPIC program invests ten to twenty percent of the available funding on energy storage related research. Join the CEC onsite at ESNA as they solicit input from stakeholders to help the Energy Commission’s Research and Development Division better identify future research needs related to increasing energy storage in California. This event is free and open to the public, but registration is requested. (Event Closed)
Site Tour CESA & SEPA Mixer


November 6, 2018   4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

This is a special Invitation Only event for CESA and SEPA Members to network. 
Site Tour CALSTART + ESNA Opening Reception

CALSTART + ESNA Opening Reception

November 6, 2018  7:15 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Following the Welcome General Session, join colleagues from the transportation and the power industry for a networking and drinks reception. This is the perfect time to visit the CALSTART HVIP Vehicle Display on the Pasadena Convention Center Plaza!

Site Tour Women in Energy Storage Lunch

Women in Energy Storage Lunch

November 7, 2018 12:30p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

The Women in Energy Storage Luncheon will celebrate the vision, tenacity, and leadership of women in the energy storage industry and facilitate a network of influential storage professionals. Women and allies are encouraged to attend. This festive event is being held onsite in the beautiful historic Gold Room at the Civic Auditorium.

Lisa Ann Pinkerton, Founder & President at Technica Communications, Founder and Chairwoman, Women in Cleantech and Sustainability
Caroline Choi, Senior Vice President, Regulatory Affairs, Southern California Edison; Chairman of the Board, Smart Electric Power Alliance

Sponsored by:  

Site Tour Utility Coffee Reception

Utility Coffee Reception

November 7, 2018  3:45 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

Utility and ISO employees are invited to discuss the challenges and opportunities of storage at an exclusive coffee reception. 

Sponsored by:

Site Tour ESNA Networking Party at the Rose Bowl

ESNA Networking Party at the Rose Bowl

November 7, 2018   6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Celebrate another year of progress towards bringing energy storage into the mainstream, with music, dinner and drinks at Pasadena's iconic Rose Bowl Stadium.  
Shuttle buses are available and will depart from 300 E. Green Street starting 5:45 p.m.  
Location at the Rose Bowl Stadium: Loge Lounge and North Loge Lounge
Parking available in Lot F of the Rose Bowl Stadium

Sponsored by: 


Site Tour Global Grid Delegate Lunch

Global Grid Delegate Lunch

November 8, 2018   12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

This is a special Invitation Only event for the Global Grid Delegates.

Site Tour YPE Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) Technologies Panel

YPE Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) Technologies Panel

November 8, 2018   2:00pm – 3:00pm

Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) Technologies Panel @ ESNA EXPO 2018
YPE LA is excited to announce a special YPE panel at ESNA 2018, focused on Energy Storage and Vehicle to Grid (V2G) Technologies, moderated by Yair Crane, YPE LA Co-Chair. 
Site Tour Start-Up Speed Networking

Start-Up Speed Networking

November 8, 2018   2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Start-Up Speed Networking Session will take place in the Expo Hall in booth 1523.
Site Tour Closing Networking Happy Hour

Closing Networking Happy Hour

November 8, 2018   3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Join us for a closing reception on the expo floor to celebrate another successful ESNA event.