On June 6th, Newlab, NYCEDC, and ConEd welcomed the energy storage community in New York to our event space, bringing together industry leaders, innovators, and stakeholders to celebrate the progress of pilot projects conducted by five exceptional startup teams. The event began with an overview of how Newlab is working to advance urban energy storage by collaborating with startups to decarbonize the energy value chain in NYC.
Andrew Kimball, President & CEO at NYCEDC, and Daniel Murray, Chief of Haz Mat Operations at FDNY, delivered remarks that highlighted the dual challenges faced by the startup teams in unlocking new distributed energy opportunities while addressing safety concerns in densely populated urban environments.
Five standout startup teams from Urban Electric Power, WATTMORE, Orenda Power, ElectricFish, and Yotta Energy shared the remarkable progress, outcomes, and wins achieved through their respective pilot projects:
After the presentations, guests had the opportunity to network, ask questions about, and discuss future energy storage pilot initiatives. As the culmination of two years of Resilient Energy Studio programming, the event was an optimistic endpoint, highlighting the achievements of the five startup teams and demonstrating the power of multi-stakeholder coalitions in advancing urban energy storage in NYC.