Fire safety of batteries

Fire safety of batteries

by Petra Andersson, senior researcher RISE Sweden and adjoint professor Lund University 

Lithium-ion batteries has many advantages such as high energy density and long life time. They can however also pose a fire hazard as exemplified by several fires in hoverboards and phones. What implications does this have on the fire safety if larger format energy storage is used for instance for saving energy produced from solar and wind. What are the risks and hazards and how can they be mitigated?

 

Venting from litium-ion batteries in homes 

by Christoph Meraner senior researcher at RISEfr Norway

 

Time

Wed 01 Sep 21
12:00 - 13:00

Organizer

Nordic Fire and Safety Network - NFSN

Where

A zoom link will be send to you 24 hours prior the event.