Presentation will discuss some recent failure investigations by NTSB and FAA, innovations in raw materials, process tracking in battery manufacturing, and advanced battery management systems. Learn how to achieve and in some areas surpass the new emerging safety certifications for a multi-megawatt energy storage system.
Topic: Preventing Thermal Runaway in Energy Storage Systems (ESS)
When: Wednesday, May 11, 2016 | 10:00 a.m. EDT USA / 4:00 p.m. CET Europe / 10:00 p.m. China
Duration – 1 hour
From air transportation to electric vehicles and most recently “Hover Boards”, our industry is painfully aware of the over-discharge malfunctions associated with high-energy lithium-ion batteries, yet according to recent studies, nearly 70% of all Energy Storage Systems currently deployed are lithium-ion. Avoiding the pitfalls of utilizing greater energy density in larger installations is what will be discussed. This webinar presentation will walk through the recent innovations from materials and process tracking in battery manufacturing to comprehensive control of cells in a fully deployed system. Incorporating lessons learned from recent failure investigations by the NTSB and FAA as well as new DoE mandates, the speaker will discuss how to achieve and in some areas surpass the new emerging safety certifications for a multi-megawatt energy storage system.
This webinar will focus on the following key topics:
1. Making batteries safe or making safe batteries? (control, & mitigation)
2. Cell manufacture tracking, certification and response
- NTSB & DoE analysis and current situation
3. Incorporating advanced battery management systems (BMS)
- Active cell dynamic balancing
- Cell replacement (hot-swapping)
- System reconfiguration
- Energy density scalability
A PDF copy of the presentation will be sent to all attendees after the event.
Michelle Klassen – VP of Business Development at Pathion, Inc.
Michelle Klassen is VP of Business Development for PATHION Inc., which manufactures high-performance, safe, and reliable Energy Storage Systems (ESS) for commercial markets ranging from 86 kilowatt-hours in stand-alone systems to over 1 megawatt-hour in containerized units.
Prior to PATHION, As Vice President at ZeroBase Energy, she led the design and implementation of power systems and micro-grids for customers, including the US Department of Defense, Kenya Ministry of Energy and the L.A. Department of Water and Power.
Please register for this webinar at the link below. Cost of attendance is only US$99 per person, and payments can be made using all major credit and debit cards and also via PayPal.
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