Battery Energy Storage Systems
If you're thinking about installing a Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) for your home or business, or if you have an existing BESS, you should be aware of important standards and practices to make sure your system is running safely.
Click here to see BESS Safety Standards and Practices for Small Businesses and Residential Customers.
Click here to see BESS Safety Standards and Practices for Large Customers.
If you already installed a BESS, safety codes and industry standards may have changed since your system was installed. While not required, you may want to consider upgrading your BESS to meet the latest codes.
Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Systems
If you have or are considering installing an Electric Vehicle (EV) charging system, you should be aware of important standards and practices to make sure your system works safely.
- For residential or single-vehicle charging installations, please click here for more information.
- For multi-vehicle charging installations, please click here.
- For general EV safety, please visit the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and Department of Energy.
If you already have a solar system or want additional information about the installation process, you should be aware of important standards and practices to make sure your system operates safely. Please click here for more information.
More related safety information that you should consider:
Please make sure that the BESS, solar system, or EV charging system you choose is designed by California-licensed engineers and installed by licensed and bonded contractors with experience with these types of installations.
This material has been prepared for informational purposes only. You should consult your own engineering, construction or legal advisors before engaging in the installation of any BESS, EV Charging System, and/or solar power system. SCE makes no recommendations or representations regarding the quality or performance of any manufacturers, dealers, contractors, installers or materials.
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