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Fire Science Show: Fire Safety for Energy Storage Systems

August 02, 2023
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The focus on decarbonization in the fight against climate change brings with it additional challenges related to energy storage. Codes and safety regulations are slow to catch up with new battery technology, which poses a range of potential hazards. In the latest Fire Science Show, Principal Ali Ashrafi and Senior Principal and Applied Science Practice Co-Leader Pawel Woelke discuss the risks that various forms of energy storage present and the engineering approaches to safely incorporate them into the built environment.

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