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IEC 63112:2021

Photovoltaic (PV) arrays - Earth fault protection equipment - Safety and safety-related functionality

Circulation Date: 2021-06
Edition: 1.0
Language: EN-FR - bilingual english/french
Seitenzahl: 154 VDE Artno.: 250039


IEC 63112:2021 is applicable to low voltage Photovoltaic Earth-Fault Protection Equipment (PV-EFPE) whose function is to detect, interrupt, and warn system operators of earth faults in solar photovoltaic arrays. This document specifies:
- the types and levels of the monitoring and protection functions that may be provided;
- the nature and timing of responses to earth faults;
- test methods for validating the monitoring and protection functions provided;
- requirements for functional safety and fault tolerance;
- requirements for product safety including construction, environmental suitability, markings, documentation, and testing.