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EN 62109-1 : 2010

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The latest, up-to-date edition.

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

16-07-2010

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

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.

Committee
TC 82
DocumentType
Standard
PublisherName
European Committee for Standards - Electrical
Status
Current

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