“Due to an unexpected accident at a photovoltaic energy storage power station that caused a power supply system failure, this mall was temporarily closed.” On April 21, at the door of Jimei Home Furnishing Mall in Fengtai District, Beijing, a purple “Notice of Suspension of Business” was displayed at the entrance and exit. extraordinarily conspicuous. The 300,000 square meters site has only security guards strictly guarding the entrances and exits, which is a huge contrast to the lively scene of people coming and going in the past.
A few days ago, there was a fire and explosion accident at the Energy Storage Power Station in the mall. The fire department dispatched a total of 15 fire stations, 47 fire trucks and 235 officers and soldiers. It took 12 hours for the fire to be extinguished. Two firefighters died in the fire fighting and rescue operation.
This is currently the most serious energy storage safety accident in my country. The safety issues of energy storage power stations have subsequently been pushed to the forefront. The energy storage market is still in its early stages of development. There are large and powerful companies such as CATL and BYD in the market, and most of them are small and medium-sized companies with weak power. “Everyone thinks about the construction of energy storage power stations too simple. Once you buy the batteries, you can just stack them on site.” The person in charge of the above-mentioned company said that the threshold for construction and operation of energy storage power stations is actually very high. Effectively guarantee safety.