• EN 61730-2:2007/A1:2012

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    PHOTOVOLTAIC (PV) MODULE SAFETY QUALIFICATION - PART 2: REQUIREMENTS FOR TESTING (IEC 61730-2:2004/A1:2011)

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    Superseded date:  01-04-2018

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    Published date:  12-01-2013

    Publisher:  European Committee for Standards - Electrical

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    Foreword
    1 Scope and object
    2 Normative references
    3 Application classes
    4 Test categories
    5 Application classes and their necessary
       test procedures
    6 Sampling
    7 Test report
    8 Testing
    9 Pass criteria
    10 Test procedures
    11 Component tests
    Bibliography
    Annex ZA (normative) - Normative references to
             international publications with their
             corresponding European publications

    Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Specifies the testing requirements for photovoltaic (PV) modules in order to provide safe electrical and mechanical operation during their expected lifetime.

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    Committee TC 82
    Development Note Redesignated as EN IEC 61730-2. (05/2018)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher European Committee for Standards - Electrical
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By

    Standards Referenced By This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    CEI EN 61701 : 2012 SALT MIST CORROSION TESTING OF PHOTOVOLTAIC (PV) MODULES
    CEI EN 61215-1 : 1ED 2017 TERRESTRIAL PHOTOVOLTAIC (PV) MODULES - DESIGN QUALIFICATION AND TYPE APPROVAL - PART 1: TEST REQUIREMENTS
    BS EN 61701:2012 SALT MIST CORROSION TESTING OF PHOTOVOLTAIC (PV) MODULES
    BS EN 61730-1 : 2007 PHOTOVOLTAIC (PV) MODULE SAFETY QUALIFICATION - PART 1: REQUIREMENTS FOR CONSTRUCTION
    BS EN 50548 : 2011 JUNCTION BOXES FOR PHOTOVOLTAIC MODULES
    I.S. EN 50548:2011 JUNCTION BOXES FOR PHOTOVOLTAIC MODULES
    DD CLC/TS 61836:2009 SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAIC ENERGY SYSTEMS - TERMS, DEFINITIONS AND SYMBOLS
    UNE-EN 61701:2012 Salt mist corrosion testing of photovoltaic (PV) modules
    08/30177777 DC : DRAFT FEB 2008 BS EN 62548 - INSTALLATION AND SAFETY REQUIREMENTS FOR PHOTOVOLTAIC (PV) GENERATORS
    EN 62253 : 2011 PHOTOVOLTAIC PUMPING SYSTEMS - DESIGN QUALIFICATION AND PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENTS
    BS EN 50583-1:2016 (published 2016-01) Photovoltaics in buildings BIPV modules
    BS EN 62716:2013 Photovoltaic (PV) modules. Ammonia corrosion testing
    CEI EN 62716 : 2014 PHOTOVOLTAIC (PV) MODULES - AMMONIA CORROSION TESTING
    I.S. EN 62759-1:2015 PHOTOVOLTAIC (PV) MODULES - TRANSPORTATION TESTING - PART 1: TRANSPORTATION AND SHIPPING OF MODULE PACKAGE UNITS
    S.R. HD 60364-7-712:2016 LOW-VOLTAGE ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS - PART 7-712: REQUIREMENTS FOR SPECIAL INSTALLATIONS OR LOCATIONS - PHOTOVOLTAIC (PV) SYSTEMS
    I.S. EN 61215-1:2016 TERRESTRIAL PHOTOVOLTAIC (PV) MODULES - DESIGN QUALIFICATION AND TYPE APPROVAL - PART 1: TEST REQUIREMENTS
    UNE-EN 62759-1:2016 Photovoltaic (PV) modules - Transportation testing - Part 1: Transportation and shipping of module package units
    BS EN 62253:2011 Photovoltaic pumping systems. Design qualification and performance measurements
    BS EN 62790:2015 JUNCTION BOXES FOR PHOTOVOLTAIC MODULES - SAFETY REQUIREMENTS AND TESTS
    09/30214460 DC : 0 BS EN 50548 - JUNCTION BOXES FOR PHOTOVOLTAIC MODULES
    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)
    UNE-EN 62790:2015 Junction boxes for photovoltaic modules - Safety requirements and tests
    I.S. EN 62716:2013 PHOTOVOLTAIC (PV) MODULES - AMMONIA CORROSION TESTING (IEC 62716:2013 (EQV))
    UNE-EN 62716:2014 Photovoltaic (PV) modules - Ammonia corrosion testing
    I.S. EN 61701:2012 SALT MIST CORROSION TESTING OF PHOTOVOLTAIC (PV) MODULES (IEC 61701:2011 (EQV))
    UNE-EN 50521:2010 Connectors for photovoltaic systems - Safety requirements and tests
    EN 61701:2012 SALT MIST CORROSION TESTING OF PHOTOVOLTAIC (PV) MODULES (IEC 61701:2011)
    EN 62790 : 2015 JUNCTION BOXES FOR PHOTOVOLTAIC MODULES - SAFETY REQUIREMENTS AND TESTS (IEC 62790:2014)
    PREN 50583 : DRAFT 2012 PHOTOVOLTAICS IN BUILDINGS
    CLC/TS 61836 : 2009 SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAIC ENERGY SYSTEMS - TERMS, DEFINITIONS AND SYMBOLS
    I.S. EN IEC 61730-1:2018 PHOTOVOLTAIC (PV) MODULE SAFETY QUALIFICATION - PART 1: REQUIREMENTS FOR CONSTRUCTION
    UNE-EN 62253:2012 Photovoltaic pumping systems - Design qualification and performance measurements
    UNE-EN 50380:2003 Datasheet and nameplate information for photovoltaic modules
    BS EN 50521 : 2009 CONNECTORS FOR PHOTOVOLTAIC SYSTEMS - SAFETY REQUIREMENTS AND TESTS
    08/30179116 DC : DRAFT MAR 2008 BS EN 50521 - CONNECTORS FOR PHOTOVOLTAIC SYSTEMS - SAFETY REQUIREMENTS AND TESTS
    UNE-EN 50583-1:2016 Photovoltaics in buildings - Part 1: BIPV modules
    I.S. EN 62790:2015 JUNCTION BOXES FOR PHOTOVOLTAIC MODULES - SAFETY REQUIREMENTS AND TESTS
    BS EN 62759-1:2015 Photovoltaic (PV) modules. Transportation testing Transportation and shipping of module package units
    BS EN 61215-1:2016 TERRESTRIAL PHOTOVOLTAIC (PV) MODULES - DESIGN QUALIFICATION AND TYPE APPROVAL - TEST REQUIREMENTS
    I.S. EN 50521:2008 CONNECTORS FOR PHOTOVOLTAIC SYSTEMS - SAFETY REQUIREMENTS AND TESTS
    I.S. EN 62253:2011 PHOTOVOLTAIC PUMPING SYSTEMS - DESIGN QUALIFICATION AND PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENTS
    I.S. EN 61730-1:2007 PHOTOVOLTAIC (PV) MODULE SAFETY QUALIFICATION - PART 1: REQUIREMENTS FOR CONSTRUCTION
    UNE-EN 50548:2012 Junction boxes for photovoltaic modules
    I.S. EN IEC 62688:2018 CONCENTRATOR PHOTOVOLTAIC (CPV) MODULES AND ASSEMBLIES - SAFETY QUALIFICATION
    I.S. EN 50583-1:2016 PHOTOVOLTAICS IN BUILDINGS - PART 1: BIPV MODULES
    EN IEC 62688 : 2018 CONCENTRATOR PHOTOVOLTAIC (CPV) MODULES AND ASSEMBLIES - SAFETY QUALIFICATION
    UNE-EN 61215-1:2017 Terrestrial photovoltaic (PV) modules - Design qualification and type approval - Part 1: Test requirements
    PREN 50548 : DRAFT 2009 JUNCTION BOXES FOR PHOTOVOLTAIC MODULES
    EN 50548 : 2011 AMD 2 2014 JUNCTION BOXES FOR PHOTOVOLTAIC MODULES
    EN 50521:2008/A1:2012 CONNECTORS FOR PHOTOVOLTAIC SYSTEMS - SAFETY REQUIREMENTS AND TESTS
    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
    HD 60364-7-712:2016 Low-voltage electrical installations - Part 7-712: Requirements for special installations or locations - Photovoltaic (PV) systems
    EN 62716:2013/AC:2014 PHOTOVOLTAIC (PV) MODULES - AMMONIA CORROSION TESTING (IEC 62716:2013)
    EN 61730-1:2007/A11:2014 PHOTOVOLTAIC (PV) MODULE SAFETY QUALIFICATION - PART 1: REQUIREMENTS FOR CONSTRUCTION (IEC 61730-1:2004, MODIFIED)
    EN 61215-1 : 2016 TERRESTRIAL PHOTOVOLTAIC (PV) MODULES - DESIGN QUALIFICATION AND TYPE APPROVAL - PART 1: TEST REQUIREMENTS (IEC 61215-1:2016)

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    IEC 61215:2005 Crystalline silicon terrestrial photovoltaic (PV) modules - Design qualification and type approval
    IEC 60068-2-21:2006 Environmental testing - Part 2-21: Tests - Test U: Robustness of terminations and integral mounting devices
    EN 60068-1:2014 ENVIRONMENTAL TESTING - PART 1: GENERAL AND GUIDANCE (IEC 60068-1:2013)
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    EN 61730-1:2007/A11:2014 PHOTOVOLTAIC (PV) MODULE SAFETY QUALIFICATION - PART 1: REQUIREMENTS FOR CONSTRUCTION (IEC 61730-1:2004, MODIFIED)
    HD 588.1 : S1 AMD 1 HIGH VOLTAGE TEST TECHNIQUES - GENERAL DEFINITIONS AND TEST REQUIREMENTS
    IEC 60364-1:2005 Low-voltage electrical installations - Part 1: Fundamental principles, assessment of general characteristics, definitions
    UL 514C : 4 NONMETALLIC OUTLET BOXES, FLUSH-DEVICE BOXES, AND COVERS
    IEC 61646:2008 Thin-film terrestrial photovoltaic (PV) modules - Design qualification and type approval
    IEC 60410:1973 Sampling plans and procedures for inspection by attributes
    IEC 61345:1998 UV test for photovoltaic (PV) modules
    EN 12150-1:2015 GLASS IN BUILDING - THERMALLY TOUGHENED SODA LIME SILICATE SAFETY GLASS - PART 1: DEFINITION AND DESCRIPTION
    UL 790 : 8 STANDARD TEST METHODS FOR FIRE TESTS OF ROOF COVERINGS
    IEC 60529:1989+AMD1:1999+AMD2:2013 CSV Degrees of protection provided by enclosures (IP Code)
    IEC 61730-1:2016 Photovoltaic (PV) module safety qualification - Part 1: Requirements for construction
    EN 61032 : 1998 PROTECTION OF PERSONS AND EQUIPMENT BY ENCLOSURES - PROBES FOR VERIFICATION (IEC 61032:1997)
    EN 60664-1:2007 INSULATION COORDINATION FOR EQUIPMENT WITHIN LOW-VOLTAGE SYSTEMS - PART 1: PRINCIPLES, REQUIREMENTS AND TESTS
    EN 60243-1:2013 ELECTRIC STRENGTH OF INSULATING MATERIALS - TEST METHODS - PART 1: TESTS AT POWER FREQUENCIES (IEC 60243-1:2013)
    EN 61140:2016 PROTECTION AGAINST ELECTRIC SHOCK - COMMON ASPECTS FOR INSTALLATION AND EQUIPMENT (IEC 61140:2016)
    IEC 60060-1:2010 High-voltage test techniques - Part 1: General definitions and test requirements
    IEC 61140:2016 Protection against electric shock - Common aspects for installation and equipment
    IEC 61721:1995 Susceptibility of a photovoltaic (PV) module to accidental impact damage (resistance to impact test)
    IEC 61032:1997 Protection of persons and equipment by enclosures - Probes for verification
    EN 50380:2017 MARKING AND DOCUMENTATION REQUIREMENTS FOR PHOTOVOLTAIC MODULES
    IEC 60904-2 : 3.0EN+(REDLINE+VERSION) PHOTOVOLTAIC DEVICES - PART 2: REQUIREMENTS FOR PHOTOVOLTAIC REFERENCE DEVICES
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    EN 61215 : 2005 CRYSTALLINE SILICON TERRESTRIAL PHOTOVOLTAIC (PV) MODULES - DESIGN QUALIFICATION AND TYPE APPROVAL
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