• CLC/TS 61836:2009

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    Solar photovoltaic energy systems - Terms, definitions and symbols

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    Published date:  07-05-2009

    Publisher:  European Committee for Standards - Electrical

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    FOREWORD
    INTRODUCTION
    1 Scope and object
    2 Normative references
    3 Glossary of terms and symbols for solar
      photovoltaic energy systems
    4 Acronyms and abbreviations
    Bibliography
    Index of terms and symbols
    Annex ZA (normative) - Normative references to
             international publications with their
             corresponding European publications

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    Describes the terms and symbols from national and international solar photovoltaic standards and relevant documents used within the field of solar photovoltaic (PV) energy systems.

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    Committee CLC/TC 82
    Document Type Technical Specification
    Publisher European Committee for Standards - Electrical
    Status Current

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    BS EN 62788-1-4:2016 Measurement procedures for materials used in photovoltaic modules Encapsulants. Measurement of optical transmittance and calculation of the solar-weighted photon transmittance, yellowness index, and UV cut-off wavelength
    BS EN 50380:2017 Marking and documentation requirements for Photovoltaic Modules
    I.S. EN 61215-2:2017 TERRESTRIAL PHOTOVOLTAIC (PV) MODULES - DESIGN QUALIFICATION AND TYPE APPROVAL - PART 2: TEST PROCEDURES
    CEI EN 61215-1 : 1ED 2017 TERRESTRIAL PHOTOVOLTAIC (PV) MODULES - DESIGN QUALIFICATION AND TYPE APPROVAL - PART 1: TEST REQUIREMENTS
    I.S. EN 50583-2:2016 PHOTOVOLTAICS IN BUILDINGS - PART 2: BIPV SYSTEMS
    UNE-EN 62788-1-4:2017 Measurement procedures for materials used in photovoltaic modules - Part 1-4: Encapsulants - Measurement of optical transmittance and calculation of the solar-weighted photon transmittance, yellowness index, and UV cut-off wavelength
    I.S. EN 61724-1:2017 PHOTOVOLTAIC SYSTEM PERFORMANCE - PART 1: MONITORING
    EN 62116:2014 Utility-interconnected photovoltaic inverters - Test procedure of islanding prevention measures
    EN 50380:2017 Marking and documentation requirements for Photovoltaic Modules
    EN 60904-2:2015 Photovoltaic devices - Part 2: Requirements for photovoltaic reference devices
    EN 50530 : 2010 AMD 1 2013 OVERALL EFFICIENCY OF GRID CONNECTED PHOTOVOLTAIC INVERTERS
    EN 50583-2:2016 Photovoltaics in buildings - Part 2: BIPV systems
    BS EN 61215-2:2017 Terrestrial photovoltaic (PV) modules. Design qualification and type approval Test procedures
    BS EN 50583-1:2016 Photovoltaics in buildings BIPV modules
    BS EN 50583-2:2016 Photovoltaics in buildings BIPV systems
    I.S. EN 62788-1-4:2016 MEASUREMENT PROCEDURES FOR MATERIALS USED IN PHOTOVOLTAIC MODULES - PART 1-4: ENCAPSULANTS - MEASUREMENT OF OPTICAL TRANSMITTANCE AND CALCULATION OF THE SOLAR-WEIGHTED PHOTON TRANSMITTANCE, YELLOWNESS INDEX, AND UV CUT-OFF WAVELENGTH
    EN 61724-1:2017 Photovoltaic system performance - Part 1: Monitoring
    BS EN 60904-8:2014 Photovoltaic devices Measurement of spectral responsivity of a photovoltaic (PV) device
    16/30334230 DC : 0 BS EN 50380 - MARKING AND DOCUMENTATION REQUIREMENTS FOR PHOTOVOLTAIC MODULES
    I.S. EN 62759-1:2015 PHOTOVOLTAIC (PV) MODULES - TRANSPORTATION TESTING - PART 1: TRANSPORTATION AND SHIPPING OF MODULE PACKAGE UNITS
    PREN 50530 : DRAFT 2008 OVERALL EFFICIENCY OF PHOTOVOLTAIC INVERTERS
    I.S. EN 62116:2014 UTILITY-INTERCONNECTED PHOTOVOLTAIC INVERTERS - TEST PROCEDURE OF ISLANDING PREVENTION MEASURES
    I.S. EN 61215-1:2016 TERRESTRIAL PHOTOVOLTAIC (PV) MODULES - DESIGN QUALIFICATION AND TYPE APPROVAL - PART 1: TEST REQUIREMENTS
    CEI EN 61724-1 : 1ED 2017 PHOTOVOLTAIC SYSTEM PERFORMANCE - PART 1: MONITORING
    UNE-EN 62759-1:2016 Photovoltaic (PV) modules - Transportation testing - Part 1: Transportation and shipping of module package units
    EN 62788-1-4:2016 Measurement procedures for materials used in photovoltaic modules - Part 1-4: Encapsulants - Measurement of optical transmittance and calculation of the solar-weighted photon transmittance, yellowness index, and UV cut-off wavelength
    I.S. EN 60904-2:2015 PHOTOVOLTAIC DEVICES - PART 2: REQUIREMENTS FOR PHOTOVOLTAIC REFERENCE DEVICES
    UNE-EN 50583-2:2016 Photovoltaics in buildings - Part 2: BIPV systems
    BS EN 61215-1:2016 Terrestrial photovoltaic (PV) modules. Design qualification and type approval Test requirements
    12/30266506 DC : 0 BS EN 50583 - PHOTOVOLTAICS IN BUILDINGS
    EN IEC 61730-1:2018/AC:2018-06 PHOTOVOLTAIC (PV) MODULE SAFETY QUALIFICATION - PART 1: REQUIREMENTS FOR CONSTRUCTION (IEC 61730-1:2016)
    I.S. EN 50380:2017 MARKING AND DOCUMENTATION REQUIREMENTS FOR PHOTOVOLTAIC MODULES
    BS EN 50530 : 2010 OVERALL EFFICIENCY OF GRID CONNECTED PHOTOVOLTAIC INVERTERS
    PREN 50380 : DRAFT 2016 MARKING AND DOCUMENTATION REQUIREMENTS FOR PHOTOVOLTAIC MODULES
    PREN 50583 : DRAFT 2012 PHOTOVOLTAICS IN BUILDINGS
    UNE-EN 50530:2011 Overall efficiency of grid connected photovoltaic inverters
    08/30195210 DC : DRAFT DEC 2008 BS EN 50530 - OVERALL EFFICIENCY OF PHOTOVOLTAIC INVERTERS
    EN 61215-2 : 2017 COR 2018 TERRESTRIAL PHOTOVOLTAIC (PV) MODULES - DESIGN QUALIFICATION AND TYPE APPROVAL - PART 2: TEST PROCEDURES (IEC 61215-2:2016/COR1:2018)
    I.S. EN 50583-1:2016 PHOTOVOLTAICS IN BUILDINGS - PART 1: BIPV MODULES
    I.S. EN IEC 61730-1:2018 PHOTOVOLTAIC (PV) MODULE SAFETY QUALIFICATION - PART 1: REQUIREMENTS FOR CONSTRUCTION
    I.S. EN 60904-8:2014 PHOTOVOLTAIC DEVICES - PART 8: MEASUREMENT OF SPECTRAL RESPONSIVITY OF A PHOTOVOLTAIC (PV) DEVICE
    EN 60269-6:2011 Low-voltage fuses - Part 6: Supplementary requirements for fuse-links for the protection of solar photovoltaic energy systems
    UNE-EN 62116:2014 Test procedure of islanding prevention measures for utility-interconnected photovoltaic inverters
    UNE-EN 60904-8:2015 Photovoltaic devices - Part 8: Measurement of spectral responsivity of a photovoltaic (PV) device
    UNE-EN 50380:2003 Datasheet and nameplate information for photovoltaic modules
    BS EN 60904-2:2015 Photovoltaic devices Requirements for photovoltaic reference devices
    BS EN 62116:2014 Utility-interconnected photovoltaic inverters. Test procedure of islanding prevention measures
    UNE-EN 50583-1:2016 Photovoltaics in buildings - Part 1: BIPV modules
    BS EN 62759-1:2015 Photovoltaic (PV) modules. Transportation testing Transportation and shipping of module package units
    BS EN 60269-6:2011 Low-voltage fuses Supplementary requirements for fuse-links for the protection of solar photovoltaic energy systems
    NF EN 50530 : 2010 AMD 1 2013 OVERALL EFFICIENCY OF GRID CONNECTED PHOTOVOLTAIC INVERTERS
    UNE-EN 61215-1:2017 Terrestrial photovoltaic (PV) modules - Design qualification and type approval - Part 1: Test requirements
    I.S. EN 50530:2010 OVERALL EFFICIENCY OF GRID CONNECTED PHOTOVOLTAIC INVERTERS
    UNE-EN 60904-2:2015 Photovoltaic devices - Part 2: Requirements for photovoltaic reference devices
    EN 50583-1:2016 Photovoltaics in buildings - Part 1: BIPV modules
    EN 62759-1:2015 Photovoltaic (PV) modules - Transportation testing - Part 1: Transportation and shipping of module package units
    EN 60904-8:2014 Photovoltaic devices - Part 8: Measurement of spectral responsivity of a photovoltaic (PV) device
    EN 61215-1:2016 Terrestrial photovoltaic (PV) modules - Design qualification and type approval - Part 1: Test requirements

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    EN 60904-3:2016 Photovoltaic devices - Part 3: Measurement principles for terrestrial photovoltaic (PV) solar devices with reference spectral irradiance data
    EN 60904-2:2015 Photovoltaic devices - Part 2: Requirements for photovoltaic reference devices
    IEC 60904-1:2006 Photovoltaic devices - Part 1: Measurement of photovoltaic current-voltage characteristics
    IEC 61725:1997 Analytical expression for daily solar profiles
    IEC 61701:2011 Salt mist corrosion testing of photovoltaic (PV) modules
    EN 61721 : 1999 SUSCEPTIBILITY OF A PHOTOVOLTAIC (PV) MODULE TO ACCIDENTAL IMPACT DAMAGE (RESISTANCE TO IMPACT TEST)
    EN 60904-9 : 2007 PHOTOVOLTAIC DEVICES - PART 9: SOLAR SIMULATOR PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS
    IEC 60904-10:2009 Photovoltaic devices - Part 10: Methods of linearity measurement
    EN 61345:1998 UV test for photovoltaic (PV) modules
    IEC 60904-5:2011 Photovoltaic devices - Part 5: Determination of the equivalent cell temperature (ECT) of photovoltaic (PV) devices by the open-circuit voltage method
    IEC 62108 : 2.0 CONCENTRATOR PHOTOVOLTAIC (CPV) MODULES AND ASSEMBLIES - DESIGN QUALIFICATION AND TYPE APPROVAL
    IEC 61194:1992 Characteristic parameters of stand-alone photovoltaic (PV) systems
    EN 62108:2016 Concentrator photovoltaic (CPV) modules and assemblies - Design qualification and type approval
    EN 61277:1998 TERRESTRIAL PHOTOVOLTAIC (PV) POWER GENERATING SYSTEMS - GENERAL AND GUIDE
    IEC 61215:2005 Crystalline silicon terrestrial photovoltaic (PV) modules - Design qualification and type approval
    IEC 60904-9:2007 Photovoltaic devices - Part 9: Solar simulator performance requirements
    EN 62124:2005 Photovoltaic (PV) stand-alone systems - Design verification
    IEC 61730-2:2016 Photovoltaic (PV) module safety qualification - Part 2: Requirements for testing
    EN 61683:2000 Photovoltaic systems - Power conditioners - Procedure for measuring efficiency
    IEC TS 62257-1:2015 Recommendations for renewable energy and hybrid systems for rural electrification - Part 1: General introduction to IEC 62257 series and rural electrification
    EN 61646:2008 THIN-FILM TERRESTRIAL PHOTOVOLTAIC (PV) MODULES - DESIGN QUALIFICATION AND TYPE APPROVAL
    EN 61724:1998 Photovoltaic system performance monitoring - Guidelines for measurement, data exchange and analysis
    IEC 61724:1998 Photovoltaic system performance monitoring - Guidelines for measurement, data exchange and analysis
    EN 62093:2005 Balance-of-system components for photovoltaic systems - Design qualification natural environments
    IEC 60904-3 : 3.0 PHOTOVOLTAIC DEVICES - PART 3: MEASUREMENT PRINCIPLES FOR TERRESTRIAL PHOTOVOLTAIC (PV) SOLAR DEVICES WITH REFERENCE SPECTRAL IRRADIANCE DATA
    EN 61730-1:2007/A11:2014 PHOTOVOLTAIC (PV) MODULE SAFETY QUALIFICATION - PART 1: REQUIREMENTS FOR CONSTRUCTION (IEC 61730-1:2004, MODIFIED)
    EN 61173 : 1994 OVERVOLTAGE PROTECTION FOR PHOTOVOLTAIC (PV) POWER GENERATING SYSTEMS - GUIDE
    EN 60904-8:2014 Photovoltaic devices - Part 8: Measurement of spectral responsivity of a photovoltaic (PV) device
    EN 61194:1995 Characteristic parameters of stand-alone photovoltaic (PV) systems
    IEC 61727:2004 Photovoltaic (PV) systems - Characteristics of the utility interface
    IEC 60904-8:2014 Photovoltaic devices - Part 8: Measurement of spectral responsivity of a photovoltaic (PV) device
    EN 60904-1:2006 PHOTOVOLTAIC DEVICES - PART 1: MEASUREMENT OF PHOTOVOLTAIC CURRENT-VOLTAGE CHARACTERISTICS
    EN 61725:1997 Analytical expression for daily solar profiles
    IEC 61646:2008 Thin-film terrestrial photovoltaic (PV) modules - Design qualification and type approval
    IEC 61829:2015 Photovoltaic (PV) array - On-site measurement of current-voltage characteristics
    IEC 60904-2:2015 RLV Photovoltaic devices - Part 2: Requirements for photovoltaic reference devices
    IEC 61345:1998 UV test for photovoltaic (PV) modules
    IEC PAS 62111:1999 Specifications for the use of renewable energies in rural decentralised electrification
    EN 60904-7:2009 Photovoltaic devices - Part 7: Computation of the spectral mismatch correction for measurements of photovoltaic devices
    EN 61730-2:2007/A1:2012 PHOTOVOLTAIC (PV) MODULE SAFETY QUALIFICATION - PART 2: REQUIREMENTS FOR TESTING (IEC 61730-2:2004/A1:2011)
    IEC TS 62257-5:2015 Recommendations for renewable energy and hybrid systems for rural electrification - Part 5: Protection against electrical hazards
    EN 61701:2012 Salt mist corrosion testing of photovoltaic (PV) modules
    IEC 60904-7:2008 Photovoltaic devices - Part 7: Computation of the spectral mismatch correction for measurements of photovoltaic devices
    IEC 62124:2004 Photovoltaic (PV) stand alone systems - Design verification
    EN 60904-5:2011 Photovoltaic devices - Part 5: Determination of the equivalent cell temperature (ECT) of photovoltaic (PV) devices by the open-circuit voltage method
    IEC 61730-1:2016 Photovoltaic (PV) module safety qualification - Part 1: Requirements for construction
    IEC 60904-3:2016 Photovoltaic devices - Part 3: Measurement principles for terrestrial photovoltaic (PV) solar devices with reference spectral irradiance data
    EN 61702:1999 Rating of direct coupled photovoltaic (PV) pumping systems
    EN 60891:2010 Photovoltaic devices - Procedures for temperature and irradiance corrections to measured I-V characteristics
    IEC 61173:1992 Overvoltage protection for photovoltaic (PV) power generating systems - Guide
    IEC 62108:2016 Concentrator photovoltaic (CPV) modules and assemblies - Design qualification and type approval
    IEC TS 62257-2:2015 Recommendations for renewable energy and hybrid systems for rural electrification - Part 2: From requirements to a range of electrification systems
    IEC TS 62257-4:2015 Recommendations for renewable energy and hybrid systems for rural electrification - Part 4: System selection and design
    IEC 61721:1995 Susceptibility of a photovoltaic (PV) module to accidental impact damage (resistance to impact test)
    IEC 61277:1995 Terrestrial photovoltaic (PV) power generating systems - General and guide
    EN 60904-10:2010 Photovoltaic devices - Part 10: Methods of linearity measurement
    IEC 60904-2 : 3.0EN+(REDLINE+VERSION) PHOTOVOLTAIC DEVICES - PART 2: REQUIREMENTS FOR PHOTOVOLTAIC REFERENCE DEVICES
    IEC 61683:1999 Photovoltaic systems - Power conditioners - Procedure for measuring efficiency
    IEC 60891:2009 Photovoltaic devices - Procedures for temperature and irradiance corrections to measured I-V characteristics
    IEC TS 62257-3:2015 Recommendations for renewable energy and hybrid systems for rural electrification - Part 3: Project development and management
    EN 61215:2005 Crystalline silicon terrestrial photovoltaic (PV) modules - Design qualification and type approval
    IEC TS 62257-6:2015 Recommendations for renewable energy and hybrid systems for rural electrification - Part 6: Acceptance, operation, maintenance and replacement
    IEC 62093:2005 Balance-of-system components for photovoltaic systems - Design qualification natural environments
    IEC 61702:1995 Rating of direct coupled photovoltaic (PV) pumping systems
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