NY Fire Code Updates Recommended for BESS Facilities
Three Fires Lead to Proposals to Better Prevent, Respond to Emergencies
A working group formed after three 2023 fires at utility-scale battery storage systems in New York as released draft recommendations for safety measures. | Shutterstock
Feb 7, 2024 |
A task force formed in the wake of significant fires at three grid-scale battery energy storage systems has recommended new safety protocols for the facilities in New York state.