• EN 62093 : 2005

    Superseded A superseded Standard is one, which is fully replaced by another Standard, which is a new edition of the same Standard.

    BALANCE-OF-SYSTEM COMPONENTS FOR PHOTOVOLTAIC SYSTEMS - DESIGN QUALIFICATION NATURAL ENVIRONMENTS

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    Superseded date:  25-02-2022

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    Published date:  18-05-2005

    Publisher:  European Committee for Standards - Electrical

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    Table of Contents - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Foreword
    1 Scope and object
    2 Normative references
    3 Sampling
    4 Marking
    5 Documentation
       5.1 General
    6 Testing
       6.1 Service use
       6.2 Test sequence
    7 Pass criteria
       7.1 General pass criteria
       7.2 Specific requirements for charge controllers
       7.3 Specific requirements for secondary batteries
    8 Major visual defects
    9 Report
    10 Modifications
    11 Test procedures
       11.1 Visual inspection
       11.2 Functioning tests
       11.3 Specific performance tests for components
       11.4 Insulation test
       11.5 Outdoor exposure test
       11.6 Protection against mechanical impacts (IK-code)
       11.7 Protection against dust, water and foreign bodies
             (IP-code)
       11.8 Shipping vibration test
       11.9 Shock test
       11.10 UV test
       11.11 Thermal cycling test
       11.12 Humidity-freeze test
       11.13 Damp heat test
       11.14 Robustness of terminals test
       11.15 Damp heat, cyclic test
    Annex A (informative) Switching thresholds for charge
             controllers using the battery voltage as the main
             parameter for the switching algorithm
    Annex ZA (normative) Normative references to international
             publications with their corresponding European
             publications
    Figures
    Tables

    Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Describes the requirements for the design qualification of balance-of-system (BOS) components used in terrestrial photovoltaic (PV) systems.

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    Committee TC 82
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher European Committee for Standards - Electrical
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By

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

    EN 62509 : 2011 BATTERY CHARGE CONTROLLERS FOR PHOTOVOLTAIC SYSTEMS - PERFORMANCE AND FUNCTIONING
    I.S. EN 62509:2011 BATTERY CHARGE CONTROLLERS FOR PHOTOVOLTAIC SYSTEMS - PERFORMANCE AND FUNCTIONING
    UNE-EN 62509:2012 Battery charge controllers for photovoltaic systems - Performance and functioning
    TR 102 532 : 1.2.1 ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING (EE); THE USE OF ALTERNATIVE ENERGY SOLUTIONS IN TELECOMMUNICATION INSTALLATIONS
    CLC/TS 61836 : 2009 SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAIC ENERGY SYSTEMS - TERMS, DEFINITIONS AND SYMBOLS
    DD CLC/TS 61836 : 2009 SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAIC ENERGY SYSTEMS - TERMS, DEFINITIONS AND SYMBOLS
    BS EN 62509 : 2011 BATTERY CHARGE CONTROLLERS FOR PHOTOVOLTAIC SYSTEMS - PERFORMANCE AND FUNCTIONING
    CEI EN 62509 : 2012 BATTERY CHARGE CONTROLLERS FOR PHOTOVOLTAIC SYSTEMS - PERFORMANCE AND FUNCTIONING

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    EN 62262:2002 Degrees of protection provided by enclosures for electrical equipment against external mechanical impacts (IK code)
    ISO/IEC 17025:2005 General requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories
    EN 60904-3:2016 Photovoltaic devices - Part 3: Measurement principles for terrestrial photovoltaic (PV) solar devices with reference spectral irradiance data
    EN 60068-2-75:2014 ENVIRONMENTAL TESTING - PART 2-75: TESTS - TEST EH: HAMMER TESTS (IEC 60068-2-75:2014)
    EN 61345 : 1998 UV TEST FOR PHOTOVOLTAIC (PV) MODULES
    IEC 60068-1:2013 Environmental testing - Part 1: General and guidance
    EN 61427:2005 SECONDARY CELLS AND BATTERIES FOR PHOTOVOLTAIC ENERGY SYSTEMS (PVES) - GENERAL REQUIREMENTS AND METHODS OF TEST
    IEC 61427:2005 Secondary cells and batteries for photovoltaic energy systems (PVES) - General requirements and methods of test
    IEC 60068-2-27:2008 Environmental testing - Part 2-27: Tests - Test Ea and guidance: Shock
    IEC 60068-3-6:2001 Environmental testing - Part 3-6: Supporting documentation and guidance - Confirmation of the performance of temperature/humidity chambers
    IEC 61215:2005 Crystalline silicon terrestrial photovoltaic (PV) modules - Design qualification and type approval
    EN 61683:2000 Photovoltaic systems - Power conditioners - Procedure for measuring efficiency
    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)
    EN 61646:2008 THIN-FILM TERRESTRIAL PHOTOVOLTAIC (PV) MODULES - DESIGN QUALIFICATION AND TYPE APPROVAL
    IEC 60904-3 : 3.0 PHOTOVOLTAIC DEVICES - PART 3: MEASUREMENT PRINCIPLES FOR TERRESTRIAL PHOTOVOLTAIC (PV) SOLAR DEVICES WITH REFERENCE SPECTRAL IRRADIANCE DATA
    HD 478.2.1 : 200S1 CLASSIFICATION OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS - ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS APPEARING IN NATURE - TEMPERATURE AND HUMIDITY
    EN 60068-3-6 : 2002 ENVIRONMENTAL TESTING - PART 3-6: SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION AND GUIDANCE - CONFIRMATION OF THE PERFORMANCE OF TEMPERATURE/HUMIDITY CHAMBERS
    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
    IEC 60721-2-1:2013 Classification of environmental conditions - Part 2-1: Environmental conditions appearing in nature - Temperature and humidity
    EN 60068-2-27:2009 ENVIRONMENTAL TESTING - PART 2-27: TESTS - TEST EA AND GUIDANCE: SHOCK
    IEC 60529:1989+AMD1:1999+AMD2:2013 CSV Degrees of protection provided by enclosures (IP Code)
    EN 60068-2-21:2006 ENVIRONMENTAL TESTING - PART 2-21: TESTS - TEST U: ROBUSTNESS OF TERMINATIONS AND INTEGRAL MOUNTING DEVICES
    IEC 62262:2002 Degrees of protection provided by enclosures for electrical equipment against external mechanical impacts (IK code)
    EN 60068-2-78:2013 ENVIRONMENTAL TESTING - PART 2-78: TESTS - TEST CAB: DAMP HEAT, STEADY STATE (IEC 60068-2-78:2012)
    EN 60068-2-6:2008 ENVIRONMENTAL TESTING - PART 2-6: TESTS - TEST FC: VIBRATION (SINUSOIDAL)
    IEC 60068-2-75:2014 Environmental testing - Part 2-75: Tests - Test Eh: Hammer tests
    EN 60529:1991/AC:2016-12 DEGREES OF PROTECTION PROVIDED BY ENCLOSURES (IP CODE) (IEC 60529 EDITION 2.2 CORRIGENDUM 2:2015)
    EN 60068-2-30:2005 ENVIRONMENTAL TESTING - PART 2-30: TESTS - TEST DB: DAMP HEAT, CYCLIC (12 H + 12 H CYCLE)
    IEC 61683:1999 Photovoltaic systems - Power conditioners - Procedure for measuring efficiency
    EN 61215 : 2005 CRYSTALLINE SILICON TERRESTRIAL PHOTOVOLTAIC (PV) MODULES - DESIGN QUALIFICATION AND TYPE APPROVAL
    IEC 60068-2-30:2005 Environmental testing - Part 2-30: Tests - Test Db: Damp heat, cyclic (12 h + 12 h cycle)
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