Failure Event - South Korea, Gimhae - 27 Oct 2019

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Location: South Korea, Gimhae
Capacity (MW):
Capacity (MWh): 2.2
Battery Module:
Application: Solar Integration
Enclosure Type: Prefab
Event Date: 27 October 2019
System Age (yr): 1.5
Extent of Damage:
State During Accident: Charged, inactive
Description: In the EMS log record, the voltage

deviation of each battery inside the battery rack continuously increases, resulting in thermal runaway.

Root Cause: Operation
Failed Element: Controls
Source: Social construction of fire accidents in battery energy storage systems in Korea
Additional Resources:
Note: Missing values in this table reflect unknowns.

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