BS EN 62116:2014 - Utility-interconnected photovoltaic inverters. Test procedure of islanding prevention measures

BS EN 62116:2014

Utility-interconnected photovoltaic inverters. Test procedure of islanding prevention measures

Status : Current, Under review   Published : August 2014



The purpose of this International Standard is to provide a test procedure to evaluate the performance of islanding prevention measures used with utility-interconnected PV systems.

This standard describes a guideline for testing the performance of automatic islanding prevention measures installed in or with single or multi-phase utility interactive PV inverters connected to the utility grid. The test procedure and criteria described are minimum requirements that will allow repeatability. Additional requirements or more stringent criteria may be specified if demonstrable risk can be shown. Inverters and other devices meeting the requirements of this standard are considered non-islanding as defined in IEC 61727.

This standard may be applied to other types of utility-interconnected systems (e.g. inverter-based microturbine and fuel cells, induction and synchronous machines). However, technical review may be necessary for other than inverter-based PV systems.

Standard NumberBS EN 62116:2014
TitleUtility-interconnected photovoltaic inverters. Test procedure of islanding prevention measures
StatusCurrent, Under review
Publication Date31 August 2014
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)IEC/TS 61836, CLC/TS 61836
Informative References(Provided for Information)IEEE 519-1992, IEC 61727:2004
ReplacesBS EN 62116:2011
International RelationshipsEN 62116:2014,IEC 62116:2014
Draft Superseded By12/30262009 DC
DescriptorsElectric power networks, Photovoltaic cells, Performance testing, Detectors, Inverters, Power control (electric), Switches, Electric control equipment, Solar cells, Electric power generation, Solar power, Electrical protection equipment, Solar energy electric power stations, Electric power systems
Title in FrenchOnduleurs photovoltaïques interconnectés au réseau public. Procédure d'essai des mesures de prévention contre l'îlotage
Title in GermanPhotovoltaik-Wechselrichter für den Anschluss an das Stromversorgungsnetz. Prüfverfahren für Maßnahmen zur Verhinderung der Inselbildung
ISBN978 0 580 78759 1
File Size611 KB

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