NEC 2014 Arc Fault & Rapid Shutdown

NEC 2014 690.11 and 690.12

  • NEC 2011 690.11 mandated Arc Fault protection on

    • PV systems that are On top or Penetrate a building

    • Examples: If the PV modules are on the ground, but the inverter is located in a building.

  • NEC 2014 690.11 mandates Arc Fault protection EVERYWHERE

  • NEC 2014 690.12 mandates rapid shut on PV systems “On or inside a Building”

As of 1/1/15, 22 states have adopted NEC 2014; 16 are utilizing NEC 2011; 8 are still on NEC 2008; and 3 have no code adoption at all - to see a complete listing, CLICK HERE.

Are Solectria Products compliant with the arc fault and rapid shutdown requirements?

Absolutely - below is a list of our products and how they are compliant with this code: