Safety: Desired Future States

From EPRI Storage Wiki
Jump to navigation Jump to search
The printable version is no longer supported and may have rendering errors. Please update your browser bookmarks and please use the default browser print function instead.

Safety Practices Established

Future State Leader:
Dirk Long
Dirk Long.png

Codes, standards, and best practices for integration and operation of energy storage support the safety of all.

Gaps to this future state
  • Public safety guidelines
  • Installation, transportation, and handling safety guidelines
  • Operator guidelines
  • Maintenance guidelines
  • Incident response protocols
  • Design and manufacturing safety practices

Asset Hazards Characterized and Minimized

Future State Leader:
Taylor Kelly
Taylor Kelly.png

Safety hazards are characterized and mitigated with informed and comprehensive approaches to reduce the probability and severity of safety events.

Gaps to this future state
  • Battery thermal runaway characterization and mitigation
  • Siting risk management practices
  • Emerging storage technology safety information and analysis
  • Failure modes and effects analyses
  • Fire hazard testing and models

Community Resilience and Public Safety Applications Viable

Future State Leader:
Nick Tumilowicz
Nick Tumilowicz.png

Solutions are developed and demonstrated to support a range of customer and community resilience applications for disruptions and disasters.

Gaps to this future state
  • Quantification of resilience value for communities
  • Energy storage public safety use definition
  • Community and customer awareness of options
  • Coordination of customer and utility assets