Failure Event - South Korea, Haenam - 27 May 2020

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Location: South Korea, Haenam
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Application: Solar Integration
Installation: Field
Enclosure Type: Prefab
Event Date: 27 May 2020
System Age (yr): 2.2
Extent of Damage: Fire
State During Accident:
Description: The BESS at a solar + storage facility caught fire. The South Korean government had implemented an upper limit of SOC of 90% for outdoor installations at the beginning of the year, but it was confirmed that the company had continued to operate with an upper limit of SOC of 95% as before. The cause is suspected to be battery deterioration due to overcharging or BMS error.
Source: E2 News (Translated)
Additional Resources: E2 News (Original source, Korean)
Note: Missing values in this table reflect unknowns.

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