Fire Marshal's Association
of Colorado

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

  • May 13, 2019
  • 08:00 - 12:00
  • Arvada Fire Training Center - 6651 Indiana St. Arvada CO 80007
  • 35


Registration is free, however you must be registered to attend.
Registration is closed

Date of Training: Monday May 13, 2019

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is excited to offer its newly updated fire service Photovoltaic & Battery Energy Storage Systems Safety Training – train-the-trainer classroom course to the United States fire service. 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 service 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

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

Who is this training for?

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

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Please register by Friday May 10th.


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