Rapid Shutdown Solutions

Yaskawa - Solectria Solar provides PV inverter product solutions to meet NEC 2014 Rapid Shutdown requirements.

CODE REQUIREMENTS - NEC 2014 RAPID SHUTDOWN (Article 690.12)
PV system circuits installed in or on buildings shall include a rapid shutdown function that controls specific conductors in accordance with NEC 2014, Article 690.12 (1) through (5). These requirements include:

     1. Rooftop PV installations
     2. Rapid shutdown equipment placement:
          a. 10 feet from array (equipment outside building) or
          b. 5 feet from array (equipment inside building)
     3. Shutdown to 30V & 240VA in 10 seconds
     4. Correct stickers/signage
     5. All PV equipment listed and identified

RESIDENTIAL INSTALLATIONS

SOLUTION: Yaskawa - Solectria Solar Residential PVI 3800-7600TL inverters and Rapid Shutdown Combiner Box
REQUIREMENTS: Installer must wire 5VDC control signal to inverter from Rapid Shutdown Combiner Box.
METHODS:

Residential Installations Rapid Shutdown Solution Method

COMMERCIAL INSTALLATIONS - THREE-PHASE STRING INVERTERS

SOLUTION: Yaskawa - Solectria Solar PVI 14-36TL three-phase, string inverters
REQUIREMENTS: Place inverter within 10 feet of array (equipment outside), 5 feet of array (equipment inside) or use compatible third-party rapid shutdown combiners.
METHOD:

Commercial Installations - Three-Phase String Inverters Rapid Shutdown Solution Method

COMMERCIAL & UTILITY-SCALE INSTALLATIONS - THREE-PHASE CENTRAL INVERTERS

SOLUTION: Yaskawa - Solectria Solar PVI 50-100KW, SGI 225-500PE, SGI 500XT, SGI 500/750XTM inverters and ARCCOM
REQUIREMENTS: External Control Power REQUIRED for all ARCCOMs. Each ARCCOM contains an AC-DC power supply. The customer must supply external control power 120-277VAC to the AC-DC power supply. If a customer would like to use an external 24VDC control power instead, the internal control power from the AC-DC power supply to the main electronics board must be disconnected.
METHOD: PVI 50-100KW have DC Bleed Down Circuit
                  SGI 225-500PE, SGI 500XT, SGI 500/750XTM have DC Vacuum Contactors

Commercial & Utility-Scale Installations - Three-Phase Central Inverters Rapid Shutdown Solution Method

Yaskawa - Solectria Solar Rapid Shutdown Solutions


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