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BS EN 61215-1-3:2017

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Terrestrial photovoltaic (PV) modules. Design qualification and type approval Special requirements for testing of thin-film amorphous silicon based photovoltaic (PV) modules

Available format(s)

Hardcopy , PDF

Superseded date

10-06-2022

Language(s)

English

Published date

31-08-2018

FOREWORD
1 Scope and object
2 Normative references
3 Terms and definitions
4 Test samples
5 Marking and documentation
6 Testing
7 Pass criteria
8 Major visual defects
9 Report
10 Modifications
11 Test flow and procedures
Annex ZA (normative) - Normative references to
         international publications with their
         corresponding European publications

This part of IEC 61215 lays down IEC requirements for the design qualification and type approval of terrestrial photovoltaic modules suitable for long-term operation in general openair climates, as defined in IEC 60721-2-1.

This part of IEC61215 lays down IEC requirements for the design qualification and type approval of terrestrial photovoltaic modules suitable for long-term operation in general open-air climates, as defined in IEC60721‑2‑1 . This document is intended to apply to all thin-film amorphous silicon (a-Si; a-Si/µc-Si) based terrestrial flat plate modules. As such, it addresses special requirements for testing of this technology supplementing IEC61215‑1:2016 and IEC61215‑2:2016 requirements for testing. This document does not apply to modules used with concentrated sunlight although it may be utilized for low concentrator modules (1 to 3 suns). For low concentration modules, all tests are performed using the current, voltage and power levels expected at the design concentration. The object of this test sequence is to determine the electrical and thermal characteristics of the module and to show, as far as possible within reasonable constraints of cost and time, that the module is capable of withstanding prolonged exposure in climates described in the scope. The actual lifetime expectancy of modules so qualified will depend on their design, their environment and the conditions under which they are operated. This document defines PV technology dependent modifications to the testing procedures and requirements per IEC61215‑1:2016 and IEC61215‑2:2016 .

Committee
GEL/82
DevelopmentNote
Supersedes 15/30309604 DC. (09/2017) Together with BS EN 61215-2, BS EN 61215-1, BS EN 61215-1-2, BS EN 61215-1-1, and BS EN 61215-1-4, it supersedes BS EN 61215. (11/2017)
DocumentType
Standard
ISBN
9780539016482
Pages
16
PublisherName
British Standards Institution
Status
Superseded
SupersededBy
Supersedes

Standards Relationship
EN 61215-1-3:2017 Identical
IEC 61215-1-3:2016 Identical
EN 61207-1:2010 Identical

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