Failure Event - South Korea, Gunwi - 29 Sep 2019

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Location: South Korea, Gunwi
Capacity (MW):
Capacity (MWh): 1.5
Battery Module:
Application: Solar Integration
Installation: Mountains
Enclosure Type: Prefab
Event Date: 29 September 2019
System Age (yr): 1.8
Extent of Damage: Fire
State During Accident: Discharging
Description: Smoke of an unknown cause occurred in

batteries (Rack#3, Module#9) and battery internal fire occurred as a result of BMS investigation.

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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