• I.S. EN IEC 61730-1:2018

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    PHOTOVOLTAIC (PV) MODULE SAFETY QUALIFICATION - PART 1: REQUIREMENTS FOR CONSTRUCTION

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    Superseded date:  27-01-2020

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    Published date:  15-05-2018

    Publisher:  National Standards Authority of Ireland

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    National Foreword
    FOREWORD
    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Terms and definitions
    4 Classification, applications and intended use
    5 Requirements for design and construction
    Annex A (informative) - Symbol 'Do not disconnect under load'
    Annex B (normative) - Insulation coordination
    Annex ZA (normative) - Normative references to
             international publications with their
             corresponding European publications
    Annex ZZ (informative) - Relationship between
             this European standard and the safety
             objectives of Directive 2014/35/EU [2014 OJ L96]
             aimed to be covered

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    Defines and describes the fundamental construction requirements for photovoltaic (PV) modules in order to provide safe electrical and mechanical operation.

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    Committee TC 82
    Development Note Supersedes I.S. EN 61730-1. For CENELEC adoptions of IEC publications, please check www.iec.ch to be sure that you have any corrigenda that may apply. (05/2018)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher National Standards Authority of Ireland
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By

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    IEC 61701:2011 SALT MIST CORROSION TESTING OF PHOTOVOLTAIC (PV) MODULES
    IEC 60364-7-712:2017 Low voltage electrical installations - Part 7-712: Requirements for special installations or locations - Solar photovoltaic (PV) power supply systems
    EN 60216-1 : 2013 ELECTRICAL INSULATING MATERIALS - THERMAL ENDURANCE PROPERTIES - PART 1: AGEING PROCEDURES AND EVALUATION OF TEST RESULTS (IEC 60216-1:2013)
    CLC/TS 61836 : 2009 SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAIC ENERGY SYSTEMS - TERMS, DEFINITIONS AND SYMBOLS
    IEC 60269-6:2010 Low-voltage fuses - Part 6: Supplementary requirements for fuse-links for the protection of solar photovoltaic energy systems
    EN 62788-1-2 : 2016 MEASUREMENT PROCEDURES FOR MATERIALS USED IN PHOTOVOLTAIC MODULES - PART 1-2: ENCAPSULANTS - MEASUREMENT OF VOLUME RESISTIVITY OF PHOTOVOLTAIC ENCAPSULANTS AND OTHER POLYMERIC MATERIALS (IEC 62788-1-2:2016)
    EN 50618 : 2014 ELECTRIC CABLES FOR PHOTOVOLTAIC SYSTEMS
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    IEC 60904-3 : 3.0 PHOTOVOLTAIC DEVICES - PART 3: MEASUREMENT PRINCIPLES FOR TERRESTRIAL PHOTOVOLTAIC (PV) SOLAR DEVICES WITH REFERENCE SPECTRAL IRRADIANCE DATA
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    EN 60112 : 2003 AMD 1 2009 METHOD FOR THE DETERMINATION OF THE PROOF AND THE COMPARATIVE TRACKING INDICES OF SOLID INSULATING MATERIALS
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    EN 61730-2:2007/A1:2012 PHOTOVOLTAIC (PV) MODULE SAFETY QUALIFICATION - PART 2: REQUIREMENTS FOR TESTING (IEC 61730-2:2004/A1:2011)
    IEC 60529:1989+AMD1:1999+AMD2:2013 CSV Degrees of protection provided by enclosures (IP Code)
    EN 61701 : 2012 SALT MIST CORROSION TESTING OF PHOTOVOLTAIC (PV) MODULES (IEC 61701:2011)
    IEC 62852:2014 Connectors for DC-application in photovoltaic systems - Safety requirements and tests
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    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
    HD 60364-7-712 : 2016 LOW-VOLTAGE ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS - PART 7-712: REQUIREMENTS FOR SPECIAL INSTALLATIONS OR LOCATIONS - PHOTOVOLTAIC (PV) SYSTEMS
    EN 60243-1 : 2013 ELECTRIC STRENGTH OF INSULATING MATERIALS - TEST METHODS - PART 1: TESTS AT POWER FREQUENCIES (IEC 60243-1:2013)
    IEC 60664-3:2016 INSULATION COORDINATION FOR EQUIPMENT WITHIN LOW-VOLTAGE SYSTEMS - PART 3: USE OF COATING, POTTING OR MOULDING FOR PROTECTION AGAINST POLLUTION
    EN 61140 : 2016 PROTECTION AGAINST ELECTRIC SHOCK - COMMON ASPECTS FOR INSTALLATION AND EQUIPMENT (IEC 61140:2016)
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    EN 62790 : 2015 JUNCTION BOXES FOR PHOTOVOLTAIC MODULES - SAFETY REQUIREMENTS AND TESTS (IEC 62790:2014)
    IEC 61140:2016 Protection against electric shock - Common aspects for installation and equipment
    IEC 60216-5:2008 Electrical insulating materials - Thermal endurance properties - Part 5: Determination of relative thermal endurance index (RTE) of an insulating material
    IEC 61032:1997 Protection of persons and equipment by enclosures - Probes for verification
    IEC TR 60664-2-1:2011 Insulation coordination for equipment within low-voltage systems - Part 2-1: Application guide - Explanation of the application of the IEC 60664 series, dimensioning examples and dielectric testing
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