Stationary batteries are often placed in large, unremarkable containers away from the public gaze. But, unlike their cousins in motive and consumer products, the workhorse of the energy storage industry keeps our infrastructure working. Here Rick Tressler, president & CEO of US-based Rick Tressler LLC, looks at the fundamental requirements of properly maintaining your stationary lead-acid and nickel-cadmium batteries.
Stationary battery systems are relied upon to provide instantaneous and reliable power for a range of critical applications. They include safety-related control and monitoring systems, process controls, communications equipment, switchgear . . .