Articles tagged with: Gas Detection

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Preventing thermal runaway in lithium-ion energy storage systems

10 May 2021, 09:43 • By Alan Elder, Derek Sandahl
Preventing thermal runaway in lithium-ion energy storage systems

Safely managing the use of lithium-ion batteries in energy storage systems (ESS) should be priority number one for the industry. In this exclusive Guest Blog, Johnson Controls' industry relations fellow Alan Elder, with over four decades of experience in the field of gaseous fire suppression systems and Derek Sandahl, product manager for the company's engineered fire suppression products, talk about the best ways to achieve prevention of fire incidents stemming from thermal runaway in lithium cells.

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VIDEO: Ensuring fire safety for lithium-ion battery storage

3 May 2021, 12:51 • By Solar Media Staff
VIDEO: Ensuring fire safety for lithium-ion battery storage

Safety is a consideration when it comes to any energy asset and lithium-ion batteries are no exception. Fires are rare, but do happen, particularly when you consider how much juice lithium storage systems can pack into a fairly small space. In this panel from the Energy Storage Summit 2021, experts including firefighter Charlie Pugsley of London Fire Brigade talk about the strategies stakeholders should be using today and in the future to ensure a safe industry for all.