Brian T. Soucy, P.E.
- Feb 21, 2017
- 5 min
Lithium-Ion Batteries and the Data Center
2016 brought with it bad press for the lithium ion battery industry. The industry was tarnished by two high profile and well publicized failures that again questioned the battery technology’s safety. First there were the hover boards. After failures were reported leading up to the 2015 holiday season, 500,000 hover boards were eventually recalled in July of 2016. Next there was the Samsung Galaxy Note 7. Phones were exploding in pockets and devices were confiscated at airport