Bearing witness during battery energy storage system manufacturing can reveal potential failure points and is crucial given the industry’s relative immaturity, argues Frédéric Dross, the vice-president of strategic development for quality assurance provider STS. And much can be learned from the early days of solar.
Representative faults witnessed during BESS FAT, including (from top to bottom) an example of a broken thermal insulation tube; water leakage, indicative of failed waterproof testing; messy wiring configuration; and leakage in a cooling system.
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