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
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.
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.
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
Product Datasheet & Specifications
- ARCCOM AFDI Compliant String Combiner Datasheet (pdf)
- Rapid Shutdown Combiner Option for PVI 3800-7600TL (pdf)
Additional Documentation & Media
- Rapid Shutdown Solutions (pdf)
- PVI 3800-7600TL Transformerless String Inverters Datasheet (pdf)
- PVI 50KW, 60KW, 75KW, 85KW, 100KW 3-Ph Central Inverters Datasheet (pdf)
- SGI 225, 250, 266, 300 & 500 3-Ph Central Inverters Datasheet (pdf)
- SGI 500XT External Transformer Utility-Scale Inverter (600 VDC, 208 VAC) Datasheet (pdf)
- SGI 500 & SGI 750XTM External Transformer Utility-Scale Inverters (1000 VDC, 380 VAC) Datasheet (pdf)