NFPA releases a new energy storage system standard to inform others about potential fire hazards

TEMECULA – To help provide answers to different stakeholders interested in energy storage system technologies, National Fire Protection Association has released NFPA 855, Standard for the Installation of Stationary Energy Storage Systems, the first comprehensive collection of criteria for the fire protection of energy storage system installations. The standard provides requirements based on the technology used in energy storage system, the setting where the technology is being installed, the size and separation of energy storage system installations and the fire suppression and control systems that are in place.Per industry expert Wood Mackenzie Power and Renewable, global deployment of energy storage system will expand 13 times in size until 2024, with the greatest growth occurr
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