Energy storage solutions provide Highview Power has announced that its CEO, Dr. Javier Cavada, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the US Energy Storage Association (ESA).

The ESA is a national trade association for the US energy storage industry. The group currently has more than 190 members and represents a diverse group of companies.

“We are excited to welcome Javier to join other leaders from across the storage value chain to our Board,” said Kelly Speakes -Backman, CEO of ESA.

“Each member represents a unique and valuable perspective to our leadership. In a midst of the coronavirus pandemic, their leadership will be more important than ever as we work to expand ESA’s influence, protect our industry and its employees, and ultimately continue the rapid growth of the energy storage market.”

Highview Power has been a strong supporter of ESA for the past nine years and recognises that its business goals are aligned with ESA’s mission to achieve 35GW of energy storage by 2025.

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“Energy storage is critical to meeting the diverse needs and challenges of our rapidly-changing energy industry, with a growing emphasis on long-duration storage as integration of renewables continues to increase,” said Cavada.

“It is well recognised the crucial role that ESA plays in accelerating the expansion of the energy storage industry for a more resilient and affordable grid, and I am fully committed to support ESA and its board.”