Failure Event - USA, ID, Melba - 2 Oct 2023

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Location: USA, ID, Melba
Capacity (MW): 2
Capacity (MWh): 8
Battery Module: Powin Energy
Integrator: Powin Energy
Application: Distribution Resource
Installation: Substation
Enclosure Type: Integrated products
Event Date: 2 October 2023
System Age (yr): 0
Extent of Damage: Several stacks appeared to be burnt
State During Accident: Pre-commissioning
Description: Battery fire at the substation was reported, leading to road closures. The fire was contained and allowed to burn out over 3 days, and air quality testing was conducted by the county. The substation remained operational through the fire.
Root Cause: Design
Failed Element: Balance of Plant
Source: KTVB7
Additional Resources: NewsData
Note: Missing values in this table reflect unknowns.

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