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Energy Storage Systems (ESS) and Solar Safety

NFPA is keeping pace with the surge in energy storage and solar technology by undertaking initiatives including training, standards development, and research so that various stakeholders can safely embrace renewable energy sources and respond if potential new hazards arise.


View a demo: Photovoltaic and Energy Storage Systems Online Training Series
View a preview: Energy Storage and Solar Systems Safety Training


NFPA Standards that address Energy Storage Systems
Research on Energy Storage Systems from the Research Foundation


*You can also download this fact sheet in Spanish. (PDF)  

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Watch this series of five videos on energy storage systems to be prepared for the new hazards these systems may pose.  


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Contact us today to discuss NFPA’s comprehensive instructor-led ESS and Solar classroom training featuring videos, animations, activities, and case studies.

Interested in other new technology response challenges and solutions?

Check out NFPA’s Alternative Fuel Vehicle (AFV) Safety Training to find out more about how first and second responders can prepare for incidents involving electric, hybrid, fuel cell and gaseous fuel vehicles on the road today.