Full name

General description:

The European Association for Storage of Energy (EASE) is the voice of the Energy Storage community by having over 40 members representing electric grid operators, utilities, research, academia, and industry. The association is actively promoting Energy Storage in Europe and worldwide. EASE actively supports the deployment of Energy Storage as an indispensable instrument within the framework of the European energy and climate policy to deliver services to, and improve the flexibility of, the European energy system, contributes to building a European platform for sharing and disseminating Energy Storage-related information and, finally, supports the transition towards a sustainable, flexible and reliable energy system in Europe.

EASE was associated with the elaboration of the EEGI team Roadmap delivered within the Grid+ frame, since outlining the role of energy storage at the TSO & DSO levels in two RTD&D clusters.
EASE collaborated with EERA for writing down the European Energy Storage Technology Development Roadmap Toward 2030 in 2013 that was delivered to GRID+ players in support of the EEGI team roadmap finalization.
EASE is partners in GRID+STORAGE and is deeply involved in the monitoring of the on-going, completed and planned projects and in the organization of regional Workshops.

Role in the project

EASE will lead the scalability of the ASSET network and will support partners in other work packages through its expertise in the relevant area. Overall, the association will perform the following tasks:
- Organization of stakeholder workshops/working groups, other communication and dissemination tasks;
- Promotion of the project at the European level about encouraging the replication of the project, and identification of objectives and guidelines for achieving them;
- Other support