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James Vickery


Mr. Vickery has advises on best practices for fighting fires involving lithium-ion batteries, particularly in systems with large energy capacities such battery energy storage systems. He has investigated failures and analyzed thermal runaway process of lithium-ion battery systems. He has extensive experience performing a variety of battery abuse tests which have been used to characterize the thermal hazard and evaluate mitigation features and fire protection devices. Mr. Vickery applies this expertise to assess the safety of batteries and battery-powered systems.

Storage Exchange:
Performance, Reliability, and Technology Advancements, Thursday August 27, 3:30pm-5:00pm