Energy Storage Systems (ESS) play an integral role for attaining a resilient and efficient electrical grid - providing a means of storing electrical energy generated from other renewable energy sources. However, ESS pose unique challenges with respect to fire safety. Designing engineered fire suppression and detection systems is currently a challenge for fire protection engineers.
This year, the Research Foundation is calling for teams to develop preliminary design concepts which illustrate innovative approaches to fire protection of a case study ESS installation within a high-rise building to meet the general design objective of minimizing loss and preventing re-ignition hazards.
Design concepts are invited for presentation at the Foundation’s half-day workshop on energy storage system protection in high-rise buildings, September 12th, 2018 in Raleigh, NC.
Get more details of this design challenge here. If you are interested in preparing a design concept, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org no later than July 31, 2018. Design concepts will be requested from interested participants by August 31, 2018.