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IEC 62790

1st Edition, November 1, 2014

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Junction boxes for photovoltaic modules – Safety requirements and tests

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Product Details:

  • Revision: 1st Edition, November 1, 2014
  • Published Date: November 2014
  • Status: Active, Most Current
  • Document Language: English, French
  • Published By: International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC)
  • Page Count: 108
  • ANSI Approved: No
  • DoD Adopted: No

Description / Abstract:

This International Standard describes safety requirements, constructional requirements and tests for junction boxes up to 1 500 V dc for use on photovoltaic modules according to class II of IEC 61140:2001.

This standard applies also to enclosures mounted on PV-modules containing electronic circuits for converting, controlling, monitoring or similar operations. Additional requirements concerning the relevant operations are applied under consideration of the environmental conditions of the PV-modules. This standard does not apply to the electronic circuits of these devices, for which other IEC-standards apply.

NOTE For junction boxes according to classes 0 and III of IEC 61140:2001, in photovoltaic-systems, this standard can be used as a guideline.