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IEC 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

28-04-2010

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

IEC 62109-1:2010 applies to the power conversion equipment (PCE) for use in photovoltaic systems where a uniform technical level with respect to safety is necessary. Defines the minimum requirements for the design and manufacture of PCE for protection against electric shock, energy, fire, mechanical and other hazards. Provides general requirements applicable to all types of PV PCE.

DevelopmentNote
Stability Date: 2017. (09/2017)
DocumentType
Standard
ISBN
978-2-8322-5079-2
Pages
150
PublisherName
International Electrotechnical Committee
Status
Current

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