Have a fire extinguisher handy when charging!!!
Giant lithium-ion batteries are touted as planet saviours, but make sure you’re on the other side of town when they explode into toxic fireballs that firefighters simply can’t extinguish.
On the large-scale, it’s the kind of terrifying Tesla moment experienced by locals in Victoria when one of these lithium-ion wonders went up in flames and literally burned for days, because firefighters are unable to extinguish lithium battery fires – see above and our post here.
At the micro-level, these exciting moments in cutting-edge battery technology are being enjoyed by the owners of all kinds of Electric Vehicles, large and small.
Here’s the team from Jo Nova with a round-up of recent battery meltdowns.
The clean green future where you’re locked indoors due to toxic electrical battery smoke
Jo Nova Blog
22 September 2022
Just another day saving the Earth from pollution..
Highways were shut for 12 hours…
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