Energy Storage for Social Equity (ES4SE): An Introduction to the DOE-OE Initiative

November 1, 2021 @ 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM ET

In this webinar, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) and Sandia National Laboratories (Sandia) introduced the Energy Storage for Social Equity Initiative (ES4SE), sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Electricity Energy Storage Program. ES4SE is designed to empower urban, rural, and tribal disadvantaged communities to consider energy storage technologies and applications as a viable path towards community prosperity, well-being, and resilience. Hear from energy storage experts at PNNL and Sandia on how energy storage can lead to equitable outcomes and get a brief overview of technical assistance and deployment program details and eligibility criteria.


  • Dr. Imre Gyuk, U.S. Department of Energy Office of Electricity
  • Ryan Franks, Pacific Northwest National Laboratories
  • Henry Guan, Sandia National Laboratories

Moderator: Todd Olinsky-Paul, Clean Energy States Alliance

This webinar was presented by the Energy Storage Technology Advancement Partnership (ESTAP). ESTAP is a federal-state funding and information sharing project that aims to accelerate the deployment of electrical energy storage technologies in the U.S. ESTAP is funded by the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Electricity, managed by Sandia National Laboratories, and administered by the Clean Energy States Alliance.