• I.S. EN 61215-1:2016

    Superseded A superseded Standard is one, which is fully replaced by another Standard, which is a new edition of the same Standard.

    TERRESTRIAL PHOTOVOLTAIC (PV) MODULES - DESIGN QUALIFICATION AND TYPE APPROVAL - PART 1: TEST REQUIREMENTS

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Superseded date:  24-05-2021

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-2016

    Publisher:  National Standards Authority of Ireland

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    National Foreword
    FOREWORD
    INTRODUCTION
    1 Scope and object
    2 Normative references
    3 Terms, definitions and abbreviations
    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

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    Defines requirements for the design qualification and type approval of terrestrial photovoltaic (PV) modules suitable for long-term operation in general open-air climates, as defined in IEC 60721-2-1.

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    Development Note For CENELEC adoptions of IEC publications, please check www.iec.ch to be sure that you have any corrigenda that may apply. (01/2017) Supersedes I.S. EN 61215. (03/2017)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher National Standards Authority of Ireland
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes

    Standards Referencing This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    EN 60269-6:2011 Low-voltage fuses - Part 6: Supplementary requirements for fuse-links for the protection of solar photovoltaic energy systems
    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
    IEC 60904-1:2006 Photovoltaic devices - Part 1: Measurement of photovoltaic current-voltage characteristics
    CLC/TS 61836:2009 Solar photovoltaic energy systems - Terms, definitions and symbols
    IEC 60904-10:2009 Photovoltaic devices - Part 10: Methods of linearity measurement
    IEC 60269-6:2010 Low-voltage fuses - Part 6: Supplementary requirements for fuse-links for the protection of solar photovoltaic energy systems
    IEC 61730-2:2016 Photovoltaic (PV) module safety qualification - Part 2: Requirements for testing
    IEC TS 61836:2007 Solar photovoltaic energy systems - Terms, definitions and symbols
    IEC 60904-3 : 3.0 PHOTOVOLTAIC DEVICES - PART 3: MEASUREMENT PRINCIPLES FOR TERRESTRIAL PHOTOVOLTAIC (PV) SOLAR DEVICES WITH REFERENCE SPECTRAL IRRADIANCE DATA
    EN 60904-1:2006 PHOTOVOLTAIC DEVICES - PART 1: MEASUREMENT OF PHOTOVOLTAIC CURRENT-VOLTAGE CHARACTERISTICS
    EN 61730-2:2007/A1:2012 PHOTOVOLTAIC (PV) MODULE SAFETY QUALIFICATION - PART 2: REQUIREMENTS FOR TESTING (IEC 61730-2:2004/A1:2011)
    EN 61853-1:2011 Photovoltaic (PV) module performance testing and energy rating - Part 1: Irradiance and temperature performance measurements and power rating
    EN 60891:2010 Photovoltaic devices - Procedures for temperature and irradiance corrections to measured I-V characteristics
    IEC 61853-1:2011 Photovoltaic (PV) module performance testing and energy rating - Part 1: Irradiance and temperature performance measurements and power rating
    EN 60904-10:2010 Photovoltaic devices - Part 10: Methods of linearity measurement
    IEC 60891:2009 Photovoltaic devices - Procedures for temperature and irradiance corrections to measured I-V characteristics
    ISO/IEC Guide 98-3:2008 Uncertainty of measurement — Part 3: Guide to the expression of uncertainty in measurement (GUM:1995)
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