Failure Event - South Korea, Pyeongchang - 24 Sep 2019

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Location: South Korea, Pyeongchang
Capacity (MW):
Capacity (MWh): 21
Battery Module:
Application: Wind Integration
Installation: Mountains
Enclosure Type: Prefab
Event Date: 24 September 2019
System Age (yr): 2.7
Extent of Damage:
State During Accident: Charged, inactive
Description: Battery thermal runaway occured after battery abuse from repeated overcharging and discharging, as confirmed in the EMS

log record.

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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