• EN 62109-1 : 2010

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    SAFETY OF POWER CONVERTERS FOR USE IN PHOTOVOLTAIC POWER SYSTEMS - PART 1: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

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    Published date:  16-07-2010

    Publisher:  European Committee for Standards - Electrical

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    FOREWORD
    INTRODUCTION
    1 Scope and object
    2 Normative references
    3 Terms and definitions
    4 General testing requirements
    5 Marking and documentation
    6 Environmental requirements and conditions
    7 Protection against electric shock and energy hazards
    8 Protection against mechanical hazards
    9 Protection against fire hazards
    10 Protection against sonic pressure hazards
    11 Protection against liquid hazards
    12 Chemical hazards
    13 Physical requirements
    14 Components
    15 Software and firmware performing safety functions
    Annex A (normative) - Measurement of clearances and creepage
            distances
    Annex B (normative) - Programmable equipment
    Annex C (normative) - Symbols to be used in equipment markings
    Annex D (informative) - Test probes for determining access
    Annex E (informative) - RCDs
    Annex F (informative) - Altitude correction for clearances
    Annex G (informative) - Clearance and creepage distance
            determination for frequencies greater than 30 kHz
    Annex H (informative) - Measuring instrument for touch current
            measurements
    Annex I (informative) - Examples of protection, insulation, and
            overvoltage category requirements for PCE
    Annex J (normative) - Ultraviolet light conditioning test
    Annex ZA (normative) - Normative references to international
             publications with their corresponding European
             publications

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    IEC 62109-1:2010(E) applies to the power conversion equipment (PCE) for use in photovoltaic systems where a uniform technical level with respect to safety is necessary.

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

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    BS EN 62109-2 : 2011 SAFETY OF POWER CONVERTERS FOR USE IN PHOTOVOLTAIC POWER SYSTEMS - PART 2: PARTICULAR REQUIREMENTS FOR INVERTERS
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    CEI EN 50524 : 2010 DATA SHEET AND NAME PLATE FOR PHOTOVOLTAIC INVERTERS
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    CEI EN 62109-2 : 2012 SAFETY OF POWER CONVERTERS FOR USE IN PHOTOVOLTAIC POWER SYSTEMS - PART 2: PARTICULAR REQUIREMENTS FOR INVERTERS
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    BS EN 62253 : 2011 PHOTOVOLTAIC PUMPING SYSTEMS - DESIGN QUALIFICATION AND PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENTS
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