Circuit Requirements for Solar Photovoltaic Systems

The maximum PV inverter output circuit current is equal to the _____ output current rating.

a) average
b) peak
c) continuous
d) intermittent

See answer and applicable Code reference

The correct answer is: c) continuous

The provisions of Art. 690 apply to solar PV electrical energy systems. The circuit requirements for these systems is outlined in Part II of this Article. As specifically noted in Sec. 690.8(A)(3), "The maximum current shall be the inverter continuous output current rating."

Hide comments


  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.