Posts by Joseph Xavier

ESS Commissioning and the Battery Management System

By Joseph Xavier | Mar 31, 2021

This article was written with copious amounts of support from Nuvation Energy battery management system designers Nate Wennyk and Alex Ramji. By now most people in the energy storage industry know...

Nuvation Energy Obtains UL 1973 Recognition for Low-Voltage Battery Management System

By Joseph Xavier | Nov 18, 2020

UL has granted UL 1973 Recognition to Nuvation Energy’s configurable 11-60 VDC battery management system, just a few short months after granting the same approval for their high-voltage BMS for mega...

Nuvation Energy Releases First Ever Configurable Battery Management System to receive UL 1973 and UL 9540 Recognition

By Joseph Xavier | Feb 4, 2020

Nuvation Energy’s high-voltage battery management system is the first BMS to obtain UL 1973 Recognition for use with various battery chemistries, and battery systems with different safety profiles....

Battery Management for Large-Scale Energy Storage (Part 4)

By Joseph Xavier | Sep 30, 2019

Part 4 of 4: State of Charge (SoC) and Depth of Discharge (DoD) Lead Acid Batteries and Battery Management Optimizing for Cycle Count Conclusion State of Charge (SoC) and Depth of D...

Battery Management for Large-Scale Energy Storage (Part 3)

By Joseph Xavier | Sep 18, 2019

Part 3 of 4: Protecting the Battery Warnings, Faults, & User-Defined Thresholds Communicating with Energy Controllers Power Conversion Systems (PCS) Energy Controlle...

Understanding Contactors

By Joseph Xavier | Sep 17, 2019

Nuvation Energy’s battery management system can provide power to the contactor coils directly, which strengthens its reliab...

Battery Management for Large-Scale Energy Storage (Part 2)

By Joseph Xavier | Sep 4, 2019

Part 2 of 4: Open Wire Detection Energizing and De-Energizing the Contactors Thermal Runaway Mitigation Open Wire Detection The accuracy of battery data and the sharing of that dat...

Battery Management for Large-Scale Energy Storage (Part 1)

By Joseph Xavier | Aug 19, 2019

Part 1 of 4: Battery Management and Large-Scale Energy Storage Battery Monitoring vs. Battery Management Communication Between the BMS and the PCS Battery Management and Large-Scale E...

Iron Edison Selects Nuvation Battery Management Systems for their Solar Energy Storage Solutions

By Joseph Xavier | Jun 17, 2019

“Nuvation Energy’s battery management system impressed us with how reliably it managed our batteries.” Brandon Williams, CEO, Iron Edison June 11, 2019, Iron Edison has selected Nuvation En...

Construction of a 1 MW Energy Storage System

By Joseph Xavier | Jun 4, 2019

Electric Applications chose Nuvation Energy's battery management system to manage their 960 VDC 1 MW / 1 MWh grid-attached en...