Articles tagged with: Thermal Runaway

DNV opening Battery Safety Lab in Netherlands

DNV opening Battery Safety Lab in Netherlands

6 Jul 2021, 08:10

Testing and accreditation group DNV is going to build a Battery Safety Laboratory at Twente Safety Campus, a specialised complex in the east Netherlands dedicated to developing safety innovations and procedures.

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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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What the fire service wants you to know about your battery

11 Jan 2021, 12:54 • By Thomas A. Bensen, Michael Bowes, Ryan Franks, Nick Warner
What the fire service wants you to know about your battery

Tom Bensen, Nick Warner, Ryan Franks and Michael Bowes from energy storage and fire safety expert group Energy Safety Response Group (formerly Energy Storage Response Group) discuss some of the most important aspects of creating a safe battery storage industry.

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‘We think we’ve found the answer’: The ‘Supercell’ that could bring safe energy storage to New York

21 Dec 2020, 11:31 • By Andy Colthorpe
‘We think we’ve found the answer’: The ‘Supercell’ that could bring safe energy storage to New York

A couple of weeks ago the New York Power Authority (NYPA) began trialling an energy storage system using lithium batteries based around start-up Cadenza Innovation’s ’Supercell’ architecture which aims to eliminate the threat posed by thermal runaway. NYPA’s R&D lead Alan Ettlinger and Cadenza Innovation CEO Christina Lampe-Onnerud spoke with Energy-Storage.news as the trial got underway.

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For lithium to still lead the way…

18 Nov 2020, 09:53 • By Andy Colthorpe
For lithium to still lead the way…

Although lithium-ion is currently the market leading battery technology in energy storage, this status cannot be guaranteed in perpetuity. Three leading figures from the lithium-ion battery industry give Andy Colthorpe their views on how the technology can continue to prosper.

Samsung SDI first to meet stringent new UL installation standards

Samsung SDI first to meet stringent new UL installation standards

4 Nov 2019, 13:50

Lithium-ion battery manufacturer Samsung SDI has claimed an industry first, passing UL9540A test certification for the safe installation of stationary energy storage systems (ESS), with particular regard to the fire risk posed by thermal runaway.