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    Tesla set fire to a Powerpack to test its safety features – the results are impressive

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    The use of lithium-ion battery cells in large energy storage applications is fairly new and the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) wanted to know more about what would happen if it catches on fire.

    Tesla built its Powerpack with safety first in mind and was willing to put its battery system to the test. The company teamed up with NFPA last year and gave them two Powerpacks to set on fire. We got a hold of their test results. more…

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    #2 TrevP, Dec 19, 2016
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    Excellent reporting from Fred Lambert. Just goes to show how much Tesla believes in safety and designs failsafes.
     
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    Is he related to Fred?
     
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    Apparently I forgot to put on my reading glasses. Fixed :)
     
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