Let's Talk! Podcast Series

Battery Energy Storage Systems, with Sharon Bonesteel

Electrochemical Safety
April 13, 2022

Let's Talk Episode 4, Battery Energy Storage Systems, with Sharon Bonesteel

Sharon Bonesteel, building codes program manager and ESS Codes & Safety Team leader at Salt River Project, chats about battery energy storage systems (BESS). She highlights the importance of choosing the right batteries based on specific applications and some challenges associated with widespread adoption of BESS and the safety risks associated with them. She talks about the importance of standards and timely updates to keep pace with technology and new findings for existing standards. Bonesteel highlights the importance of quality with respect to safety and gives practical advice on ways to improve BESS safety.

 

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