Press Releases

14 December 2023

Statement on Electricity Market Design Reform: Energy Storage as a Cornerstone in Decarbonisation and Energy Security

On 14 December 2023, the Council and Parliament reached a provisional agreement to reform the EU's Electricity Market Design (EMD), with the goal of reducing dependence on volatile fossil fuel prices. The text emphasises energy storage as a key solution in achieving energy security and decarbonisation. 

13 October 2023

Strong Political Backing and Market Confidence at the Energy Storage Global Conference 2023

The Energy Storage Global Conference (ESGC) 2023 was organised by the European Association for Storage of Energy (EASE) on 10-12 October in Brussels, Belgium. The conference gathered almost 400 energy storage stakeholders and covered energy storage policy, market, and technology topics.

15 September 2023

European Parliament sends support for non-fossil flexibility to Electricity Market Design trilogues

On 15 September 2023 the European Parliament, in a full plenary session, backed sending ITRE’s compromise reached in July straight to trilogue negotiations. The deal between S&D, Renew, EPP, and Greens/EFA supports non-fossil flexibility and energy storage, ahead of trilogue negotiations on the Electricity Market Design.

07 September 2023

Statement on The Critical Raw Materials Act: ITRE Committee Votes to Endorse the Draft Report

On 7 September 2023, the ITRE Committee adopted the draft report for the Critical Raw Materials Act (CRMA) of the rapporteur Nicola Beer. EASE is delighted to welcome the legislative development of the upcoming Critical Raw Materials Act as a step towards more sustainable, sovereign and fair energy transition in Europe.

19 July 2023

European Parliament Backs Non-fossil Flexibility and Supports Energy Storage

19 July 2023: The European Parliament, through its ITRE Committee, backed a deal to support non-fossil flexibility and energy storage, ahead of trilogue negotiations on the Electricity Market Design.

15 June 2023

Statement on The Batteries Regulation: European Parliament Votes to Endorse Council Deal

On 14th June 2023, the European Parliament gave its endorsement to a deal reached with the Council on the Batteries Regulation. Patrick Clerens, EASE Secretary General, gives statement on the significance of the Batteries Regulation for the Energy Storage Sector and the importance of Environmental and Social Sustainability

09 May 2023

Energy Storage Coalition launched - more flexibility to help decarbonise Europe

On 4 May 2023 the Energy Storage Coalition, a new organisation aimed at accelerating the decarbonisation of the European energy system by increasing the deployment of sustainable and clean energy storage solutions to support renewables, hosted its launch event.

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