Standards

Major IEC standards for certificaion of crystalline PV modules and amorphouse PV modules

  • IEC 61215 (1993-04)
    Crystalline silicon terrestrial photovoltaic (PV) modules - Design qualification and type approval
  • IEC 61646 (1996-11)
    Thin-film terrestrial photovoltaic (PV) modules - Design qualification and type approval

Some IEC standards relating to PV systems

  • IEC 60364-7-712 (2002)
    Electrical installations of buildings - Part 7-712: Requirements for special installations or locations - Solar photovoltaic (PV) power supply systems
  • IEC 61173 (1992)
    Overvoltage protection for photovoltaic (PV) power generating systems - Guide
  • IEC 61194 (1992)
    Characteristic parameters of stand-alone photovoltaic (PV) systems
  • IEC 61277 (1995)
    Terrestrial photovoltaic (PV) power generating systems - General and guide
  • IEC 61724 (1998)
    Photovoltaic (PV) System Performance Monitoring - Guidelines for Measurement, Data Exchange and Analysis
  • IEC 61727 (2004)
    Photovoltaic (PV) systems - Characteristics of the utility interface

Some IEC standards relating to PV systems, being developed:

  • IEC 62116
    Testing Procedure of Islanding Prevention Measures for Utility Interactive Photovoltaic Inverters
  • IEC 62234
    Safety Guidelines for Grid Connected Photovoltaic Systems Mounted on Buildings
  • IEC 62246
    Grid Connected Photovoltaic Systems - Minimum System Documentation, Commissioning Tests and Inspection Requirements

Major Chinese National Standards (Guobiao) for certificaion of crystalline PV modules and amorphouse PV modules

  • GB/T 9535-1998
    Crystalline silicon terrestrial photovoltaic (PV) modules - Design qualification and type approval
  • GB/T 18911-2002
    Thin-film terrestrial photovoltaic (PV) modules - Design qualification and type approval

   
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