Energy storage

Energy storage

Tesla grid battery fire shows young industry’s failures and successes

The latest fire at California’s Moss Landing battery complex was contained and didn’t cause any injuries, but it still highlights the need for better safety systems at storage facilities.

Julian Spector  . 

Aerial view of the moss landing battery complex, a large energy storage facility
Vistra's Moss Landing energy storage facility (center) is located next to PG&E's Elkhorn energy storage facility, which has batteries supplied by Tesla (at back). (Carlos Avila Gonzalez/The San Francisco Chronicle/Getty Images)