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CSA F418

Revision 91M, January 1, 1991

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Wind Energy Conversion Systems (WECS) - Interconnection to the Electric Utility

Includes all amendments and changes through Reapproval Notice , 1998

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  • Revision: Revision 91M, January 1, 1991
  • Published Date: January 1998
  • Status: Not Active, See comments below
  • Document Language: English
  • Published By: CSA Group (CSA)
  • Page Count: 21
  • ANSI Approved: No
  • DoD Adopted: No

Description / Abstract:

This Standard specifies technical requirements for

(a) the interconnection of WECS to an electric utility;

(b) the installation and operational specifications to be provided to the utility by those proposing interconnection to the utility;

(c) the system protection including manual and automatic disconnect switches, transformers, fault protection devices, relays and other equipment for the safe interconnection to the utility;

(d) isolation, startup, and restart, and requirements related to the quality of power, eg, limitations of harmonics, lamp flicker, and power factor;

(e) the installation of WECS in accordance with the requirements of the Canadian Electrical Code, Part I.

This Standard does not apply to the specific methods used to generate, transmit, or meter power; control electrical subsystems; or condition and store energy.