SAESA aims to promote Energy Storage in SA and to assist its Members in their business development in these markets

SAESA is the leading national voice that advocates and advances the energy storage industry.

SAESA facilitates business and enhances members’ brand—with meetings, annual conferences, and SAESA’s Thought Leadership Program. ESA members also meet throughout the year and at the annual Meeting of the Members to learn about SAESA’s activities, share insights, and network.

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The Association aims to promote Energy Storage in South Africa and Africa and to assist its Members in their business development in these markets by:

Representing the Energy Storage Industry before political institutions in all forums within South Africa and assisting in an advisory role within the Southern African Development Community region and other African regions when requested to do so;

Informing its Members on the latest legislative developments;

Anticipating legislation having a potential impact on the sector;

Advising key decision makers on the most adequate policies to develop a sustainable Energy Storage Market;

Mobilising the sector by way of working groups and workshops to define clear positions representing the views of the majority of the industry on political, technical and economic issues;

Promoting a higher usage of the technology in the public and private sectors;

Facilitating business-to-business contacts among industry stakeholders;

Supporting national organisations in achieving their local objectives;

Coordinating with other energy industry groups on increasing awareness and proactive interventions from government stakeholders around common issues; 

Organising conferences where energy storage has strong potential and requires additional support.

Liaising with energy storage organisations from other geographies to both export and import best practices in terms of policy, standards and market engagement;

In pursuing its objectives, the Association shall have such powers as are normally associated with an universitas personarum under the common law of South Africa.

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Member Newsletters

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Industry Resources

A central resource for industry news, data and other resources. and members can access critical industry research, SAESA policy and public filings, conference presentations and more.

Member Councils

From generating industry-wide messaging to advising SAESA research topics, our councils are a critical part of the organization.

Our Members

SAESA supports its members across the entire energy storage industry. Our principles of inclusion, competition and fairness are evident throughout our work to ACCELERATE markets, CONNECT members and EDUCATE all stakeholders.