Survey and evaluation of battery monitoring methods and results from user's viewpoint

P. Waltari, T. Suntio

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Storage battery is the most important and decisive component in Telecom DC UPS system determining its reliability and availability performance. The deployment of VRLA batteries into Telecom networks started the era of unbelievable problems and gradual deterioration of credibility. Battery monitoring and supervision has become a necessity and not just a way to boost reliability and availability. This paper presents the available methods to assess the state-of-health of VRLA batteries and their potentials in practical usage from the viewpoint of field experience.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)21-22
Number of pages2
JournalINTELEC, International Telecommunications Energy Conference (Proceedings)
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 1999
Externally publishedYes
Publication typeNot Eligible
EventProceedings of the 1999 21st International Telecommunications Energy Conference (INTELEC'99) - Copenhagen, Denmark
Duration: 6 Jun 19999 Jun 1999

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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