Energy Storage Industry Takes Significant Steps to Lead on Safety and Support Communities

ACP published a model ordinance framework providing comprehensive guidance for state and local governments developing siting and permitting rules related to developing and operating utility-scale battery energy storage systems.

Ensuring Solar Connector Safety & Performance Through High Quality Equipment & Proper Installation

There are countless decisions one needs to make when installing a new solar power system, many of which revolve around crucial cost and quality outcomes. The end user wants to save money where they can, but also wants to be sure they're getting the highest quality.

The Construction Procurement Process, Explained

How companies organize their procurement team and the technology they choose to manage the process can make a huge difference in building project costs.

What the Renewables Industry Needs to Learn From Coal and Oil About Worker Safety

Green power installation and expansion are happening faster than standards and instruction recommendations can keep up.

How to Ensure Safety under UL 3741 - Understanding the Risks and Limitations of Some Solutions Without DC Optimization

Here SolarEdge Technologies discusses how misinterpretation of the standard in some solutions may be putting firefighters at risk, and the possible implications for the PV industry.

What Does the AIM Act Mean for Fire Suppression?

A primary purpose of the AIM Act is to reduce the release of HFCs into the environment. HFCs are powerful greenhouse gases that are contributing to global warming.

"Let-It-Burn" is not an Effective Fire Suppression Solution for Battery Energy Storage Systems

The standards are not crystal clear and have left some with the impression that it is acceptable just to let a BESS fire burn itself out-the "let-it-burn" method-without providing any fire suppression measures.

Three Reasons to Avoid Self-Integration of Battery-based Energy Storage Systems

In our latest blog, our experts share some valuable insights on why avoiding self-integration of battery-based energy storage systems is the best approach for long-term success.

Fire Suppression in Battery Energy Storage Systems

Any time a large amount of energy is squeezed into a tight space, there is a risk that it will escape in an uncontrolled manner. When this happens, fire is a common result and explosions are possible.

Maintenance and Safety Considerations for Home Energy Storage Systems

Home energy storage systems, also known as home battery systems, have become increasingly popular in recent years as a means of storing excess energy generated by renewable sources such as solar panels.

BP is Improving Safety and Efficiency by Using Robotics to Inspect Offshore Sites Remotely

Leveraging advanced technology and robotics to scale operations and focus employees on complex or specialized activities while improving safety and increasing operational efficiency.

Rooftop Solar's Unspoken Truth: Fires and Safety Risks are Uncomfortably Common

Due to inconsistent installation practices, intense manufacturer competition, and sometimes conflicting motives between Operations and Maintenance (O&M) providers and end-owners, the risk of fires looming on rooftop installations is uncomfortably common.

Making Solar an Even Safer Investment

As more businesses, utilities, and state bodies look to solar energy to help them meet their carbon reduction goals and cut energy costs, safety is coming under ever more scrutiny.

2021 Top Article - How IIoT Thermal Monitoring Solutions Can Increase Asset Lifetime and Prevent Fires on Solar Farms

Learn how remote thermal monitoring enables early detection of high resistance joints and prevents overheating, increasing asset lifetime.

Value of PLC Key Switch Monitoring to Keep Critical Systems More Secure

The key switch has become commonplace for automation engineers and technicians who maintain and support these systems and understand the importance of the little switch in overall device operation and affects the underlying process.

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