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May 2, 2024
Energy-Storage.news Premium’s mini-series on fire safety and industry practices concludes with a discussion of strategies for testing and the development of codes and standards.
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April 10, 2024
In a new series, ESN Premium looks at measures being taken to reduce fire safety risks associated with battery storage systems.
August 14, 2023
The American Clean Power Association (ACP) has launched a new guide aimed at helping first responders understand and deal with battery storage safety incidents.
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July 26, 2023
More and more Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) over where energy storage systems get built are requiring battery storage projects to have active means of protection against potential explosion.
March 30, 2023
Wärtsilä’s battery energy storage system (BESS) product Gridsolv Quantum has achieved the “best possible outcome” in UL9540A testing.
May 19, 2021
New technology which can help prevent flammable gas build-up in lithium-ion battery storage systems is being made available for “low-cost, non-exclusive licensing” by the US Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL).
May 10, 2021
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.
August 3, 2020
More up-to-date training could have prevented severe injuries sustained by four firefighters in the April 2019 fire and explosion at battery storage facility in Arizona, according to a report into the incident from UL Firefighter Safety Research Institute (UL FSRI).

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