Article 705: Interconnected Electric Power Production Sources

Article 705: Interconnected Electric Power Production Sources

When you interconnect any power source with the primary power source, special requirements apply.

The NEC has Articles providing installation requirements for various types of electric power production sources. Each source is also covered by Art. 705 if it’s “interconnected.” But what does “interconnected” mean? The definition doesn’t appear in Art. 705 or in Art. 100, but the defining characteristic of an interconnected power production source is that it operates in parallel with the primary source of power. We glean this not from a definition in 705.2 (there isn’t one), but from t

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