NFPA’s Fire Service Photovoltaic & Battery Energy Storage Systems Safety Training

  • May 13, 2019
  • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Arvada Fire Training Center - 6651 Indiana St. Arvada CO 80007

This class is FREE, but registration is REQUIRED!  PLEASE see FMAC's website for registration.

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is excited to offer its newly updated Photovoltaic & Battery Energy Storage Systems Safety Training classroom course. Recognizing that energy storage and solar systems are rapidly becoming a reality across the country, NFPA has developed the Photovoltaic & Battery Energy Storage Systems Safety Training program to help the fire safety industry handle the unique challenges presented by these emerging technologies. This engaging instructor-led course is taught by NFPA’s highly knowledgeable and experienced instructors, and covers the following topics:         

  • Introduction to energy storage system & solar concepts including applications, types, and terminology
  • Basic electrical theory
  • Introduction to photovoltaic systems
  • Introduction to battery energy storage systems including lead acid, lithium-ion, sodium sulfur, and flow batteries
  • Failure modes and hazards
  • Pre-incident planning
  • Emergency response procedures

Who is this training for?

Fire Marshals, Fire Inspectors, Engine Companies, Training Officer’s and Fire Protection Engineers

Is this relevant??  Yes!  Click here for an example from a few days ago: Arizona Energy Storage Fire 

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Please register by Friday May 10th.


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