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NEC compliance

NEC compliance

NEC compliance


I am trying to find out if a design of a residential battery operated AC power source (similar to a UPS) is by the NEC code or if not, how to get it to be code compliant.

The power source requires access to power coming from a renewable energy source - not Gridtie. The line has to run AC from the inside to the outside to a small unit that sits on the ground under some solar panels/turbines/etc. As a variation the line from inside to outside could be also carry DC.
What doe the NEC codes say about this power line and setup, pro & cons, any experience ?

Thank you

RE: NEC compliance

A good starting point would be to check outhttp://www.nmsu.edu/~tdi/pdf-resources/cc94.pdf for a basic design.

Another is http://www.solarpowerworldonline.com/2014/09/new-n...

Aee Solar Renewable Energy Design Guide and catalog http://www.aeesolar.com/2015-aee-solar-design-guid... have a lot of examples of off-grid as well as grid tie. This Guide is excellent.

Tis one is grid tie but it covers the nec codes that may also apply to off -grid http://www.senecass.com/NEC2000.pdf

Google "off grid solar" for a lot of other examples.

RE: NEC compliance

Thanks for the very good links!
Unfortunately the "Aee Solar Renewable Energy Design Guide" does not work.

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