An open industry association

Leader in promoting the greater use of DC and hybrid AC/DC microgrids & power systems

How to Join

Membership offers the greatest access to Alliance activities and standards.  Please choose a membership type below, based on your organization and/or chosen benefits. Listed fees are for a calendar year and the membership applies to all individuals in an organization. Be sure to read EMerge Alliance’s Articles of Incorporation, By-laws, Anti-Trust Guidelines and Intellectual Property Rights Policy.

Upon receipt and approval of your application, a membership invoice will be sent to you. We look forward to having you and/or your organization join our current members!  If you have questions, please contact

Governing Member

If you are interested in joining the EMerge Alliance as a Governing Member, please contact us for more information about annual dues and initiation fees.

Participating Member

Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs).

If not an OEM, please complete if your company chooses the benefits of this level of membership:

      • Attend Technical Standards Committee meetings
      • Ability to vote on proposed standards
      • Eligibility to be a Technical Standards Committee chair

Complete the EMerge Alliance Participating Member application.

General Member

Building Owners, Developers, and Contractors. OEMs, who may attend Technical Standards Committees, but without the right to vote on proposed standards. 

Complete the EMerge Alliance General Member application.

Corresponding Member

Design-Build Firms, System Integrators, Architecture/Design Firms, Mechanical & Electrical Engineering Firms, Sustainability & Energy Consultants, Service Providers, Consultants, Software Providers, and other non-OEMs.

Complete the EMerge Alliance Corresponding Member application.

Utility Member

Utilities (includes Electric and Communications) and Third-Party Energy Providers.  Complete the EMerge Alliance Utility Member application.

Individual Member

Individuals (including students) complete the EMerge Alliance Individual Member application.

Upgrade to “Sponsoring” Member

The EMerge Alliance regularly participates in trade shows and conferences and publishes flyers, special emails, and broadcasts webinars where members may wish to reach a targeted audience with their organization’s unique message by participating in one of our sponsorship programs.  Contact us for more information about this exciting new way to promote your products and services. Only Bronze level sponsorship is available to nonmembers. Complete the EMerge Alliance Sponsoring application.

Participate as a Liaison Organization

Organizational Liaisons are available with Board of Director approval. If you are another standards development organization, non-profit association or government agency and are interested in having a ongoing informational liaison with the EMerge Alliance, please contact

For Consideration as an Advisory Council Member

This participation is available with Board of Director approval only. If you are interested in being an Advisory Council Member, please contact