Failure Event - US, CA, Palo Alto - 7 Aug 2022

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Location: US, CA, Palo Alto
Setting: EV Dealership
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Capacity (MW):
Battery Module:
Operator / Integrator: Tesla
Installation: EV batteries in storage
Enclosure Type: Wooden crates for storage
Event Date: 7 August 2022
System Age (yr):
Extent of Damage: Major damage to all batteries and nearby vehicle
State During Accident: Storage
Description: Failure within a stack of uninstalled EV batteries led to thermal runaway and damage to all batteries and some nearby property.
Source: Palo Alto Fire Dept.
Additional Resources:
Note: Missing values in this table reflect unknowns.

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