Associations and Memberships

Associations and Memberships

American Society of Mechanical Engineers

ASME is a not-for-profit membership organization that enables collaboration, knowledge sharing, career enrichment, and skills development across all engineering disciplines, toward a goal of helping the global engineering community develop solutions to benefit lives and livelihoods. Founded in 1880 by a small group of leading industrialists, ASME has grown through the decades to include more than 140,000 members in 151 countries.

American Wind Energy Association

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) is the national trade association for the U.S. wind industry – the country’s fastest growing energy industry. With thousands of wind industry members and wind policy advocates, AWEA promotes wind energy as a clean source of electricity for American consumers.


CIGRE counts more than 3 500 experts from all around the world working actively together in structured work programmes coordinated by the CIGRE 16 Studies Committess, overseen by the Technical Committee. Their main objectives are to design and deploy the Power System for the future, optimize existing equipment and power systems, respect the environment and facilitate acess to information.


The European Association for Storage of Energy (EASE) is the voice of the energy storage community, actively promoting the use of 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.

Electrochemical Society

The mission of The Electrochemical Society is to advance theory and practice at the forefront of electrochemical and solid state science and technology, and allied subjects. To encourage research, discussion, critical assessment, and dissemination of knowledge in these fields, the Society holds meetings, publishes scientific papers, fosters training and education of scientists and engineers, and cooperates with other organizations to promote science and technology in the public interest.


Electro Suisse is committed to the promotion of safe, reliable, economical and environmentally friendly production and use of electricity. It also represents the Swiss industry in the field of electrical engineering in the international standardization and certification bodies and acts on behalf of the Federation, the level of authority, ESTI.

Energy Storage Association

The Energy Storage Association is a powerful voice and indispensable resource for the entire global industry. The need for a resilient and responsive grid creates the opportunity for energy storage innovation and deployment. We believe that ultracapacitor energy storage plays a significant part in modernizing the electric grid. Learn more about Maxwell’s grid energy storage systems at

Executives International

At Executives International we provide active professionals and business leaders in the Lac Léman region with an international networking environment in which to enhance business interests within Switzerland and beyond. Founded in 1968, Executives Internationals has for over 40 years provided valuable people networks, through its monthly programmes of seminars, Forum Dinners and informal, no-speaker luncheons and cocktails. We’ll help you find the right business contacts at the right place and at the right time, while being inspired by the industry leaders and experts that regularly speak at our events

Finnish Association of Graduate Engineers TEK

TEK is involved in professional, educational and social matters related to work, employment and the careers of its members at regional, national and international levels. TEK also promotes technology for the benefit of people, the environment and society.

Finnish Association of Mining and Metallurgical Engineers

Vuorimiesyhdistys-Mining and Metallurgical Engineers was founded in 1943. At that time, were members of a hundred, and now almost 2500. Our 72 year continues as an active member of the association in person. Membership consists of mining industry and its related companies and organizations operating in persons. There's geology, mining and beneficiation industry and metal processing professionals. The association's purpose is to promote the professional sector in our country, the members of the mutual convergence and their information skills to maintain.

Greentech Media’s Grid Edge Executive Council

Greentech Media delivers business-to-business news, market analysis and conferences that inform and connect players in the global clean energy market. Coverage extends across the clean energy industry with a focus on solar power and the electric utility market's evolution. Greentech Media's industry-leading coverage is provided by world-class journalists and a global network of expert contributors, supported by a team of analysts from our market intelligence arm, GTM Research.


Maxwell Technologies is an active member of the GRIDSTOR international consortia of electric grid-connected energy storage systems. This Recommended Practice (DNVGL-RP-0043) sets guidelines and methods for the performance, evaluation, operation and safety of energy storage systems deployed by the electric utilities, transmission system operators (TSO’s) and Distribution System Operators (DSO’s) globally. Technical review topics covered in the GRIDSTOR UPDATE include the addition of advanced technologies including ultracapacitors (supercapacitors), cyber security, communication protocols, updating the list of standards and regulations, warranties, policies, regulations, LCoS (Levelized Cost of Sorage) financial justifications, banakability, procurement and decommissioning. Maxwell Technologies is a proud member of the GRIDSTOR initiative and GRIDSTOR UPDATE because of its impact globally for a safe and sustainable energy future.

International Electrotechnical Commission

Founded in 1906, the IEC (International Electrotechnical Commission) is the world’s leading organization for the preparation and publication of International Standards for all electrical, electronic and related technologies. These are known collectively as "electrotechnology”.

International Electrotechnical Commission TC 47

To prepare international standards for the design, manufacture, use and reuse of discrete semiconductor devices, integrated circuits, display devices, sensors, electronic component assemblies, interface requirements, and microelectromechanical devices, using environmentally sound practices.

International Electrotechnical Commission TC120

Standardization in the field of grid integrated EES Systems. - TC 120 focuses on system aspects on EES Systems rather than energy storage devices. - TC 120 investigates system aspects and the need for new standards for EES Systems.


IEEE is the world's largest professional association dedicated to advancing technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity. IEEE and its members inspire a global community through IEEE's highly cited publications, conferences, technology standards, and professional and educational activities.

NAATBatt International

NAATBatt International ("NAATBatt”) is a not-for-profit trade association of companies, associations and research institutions commercializing advanced electrochemical energy storage technology for emerging, high tech applications. NAATBatt members include advanced battery, ultracapacitor and electrode manufacturers, energy materials suppliers, vehicle makers, electric utilities, equipment vendors, service providers, universities and other research institutions.

National Fire Protection Association

The mission of the international nonprofit NFPA, established in 1896, is to reduce the worldwide burden of fire and other hazards on the quality of life by providing and advocating consensus codes and standards, research, training, and education. The world's leading advocate of fire prevention and an authoritative source on public safety, NFPA develops, publishes, and disseminates more than 300 consensus codes and standards intended to minimize the possibility and effects of fire and other risks.

National Human Resources Association (NHRA)

The National Human Resources Association (NHRA) is focused on advancing the individual career development, planning and leadership of human resource (HR) professionals. Through professional networking programs and development services offered across the country, we strive to support human resource professionals throughout their career life cycle - from intern to executive - as Human Resources leads the way for change in today's businesses.

SAE International

SAE International is a global association of more than 138,000 engineers and related technical experts in the aerospace, automotive and commercial-vehicle industries. SAE International's core competencies are life-long learning and voluntary consensus standards development. SAE International's charitable arm is the SAE Foundation, which supports many programs, including A World In Motion® and the Collegiate Design Series.

Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration, Inc

The Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration Inc. (SME) is a professional society (nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporation) whose more than15,000 membership represents all professionals serving the minerals industry in more than 85 countries. SME members include engineers, geologists, metallurgists, educators, students and researchers. SME advances the worldwide minerals community through information exchange and professional development. SME's staff of 48 are located in Englewood, Colorado.

Swiss Association for Quality SAQ

SAQ Swiss Association for Quality was established in 1965 and is an association with approximately 1800 members (80% corporate members), spread everywhere throughout Switzerland. On the regional market needs of members, the 11 sections and 2 specialists can respond optimally groups. SAQ informed at various conferences and events in all three language regions of Switzerland on current and future-oriented topics.

Technology & Maintenance Council

The purpose of the Technology & Maintenance Council is to improve transport equipment, its maintenance and maintenance management. The Council develops Recommended Engineering and Maintenance Practices that are voluntarily adopted by fleets, OEMs and components suppliers.