The program was initiated by the director-general at the European Commission
's Directorate-General for Energy, Dominique Ristori, and will be led by InnoEnergy
. “Energy storage is the linchpin technology for the clean energy system of the future, from grid storage to electric vehicles and cordless tools,” said InnoEnergy CEO Diego Pavia
. Only time will tell if the EU can keep up with the rapidly changing world of energy storage.