The Energy Storage Report 2024

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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.
November 28, 2023
Wärtsilä Energy has launched its newest battery energy storage system (BESS) solution for utility-scale applications, claiming that it comes with enhanced safety features and improved energy density.
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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.
June 23, 2023
A roundup of news in brief from around the world in energy storage, with Honeywell, Wärtsilä and Iberdrola.
May 17, 2022
Battery storage system safety was at the top of the agenda for many vendors and their customers at ees Europe last week.
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.
May 3, 2021
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.
March 25, 2021
The energy storage industry should be well prepared to deal with failure in lithium-ion battery systems so that thermal runaway in a single battery cell never becomes a fire or explosion.
February 19, 2021
ROUNDUP: News in brief from around the world in energy storage.
February 18, 2020
The fire unit at global multinational engineering firm Honeywell made its first move into lithium-ion safety in recognition of battery storage’s “huge potential” for decarbonisation and to help the world move “in a more energy efficient way”, the company has said.

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