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Title: PV Systems Reliability Final Technical Report: Ground Fault Detection

Abstract

We have examined ground faults in PhotoVoltaic (PV) arrays and the efficacy of fuse, current detection (RCD), current sense monitoring/relays (CSM), isolation/insulation (Riso) monitoring, and Ground Fault Detection and Isolation (GFID) using simulations based on a Simulation Program with Integrated Circuit Emphasis SPICE ground fault circuit model, experimental ground faults installed on real arrays, and theoretical equations.

Authors:
 [1];  [1];  [1]
  1. Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Solar Energy Technologies Office (EE-4S)
OSTI Identifier:
1234818
Report Number(s):
SAND2016-0145R
617653
DOE Contract Number:
AC04-94AL85000
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
24 POWER TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIBUTION

Citation Formats

Lavrova, Olga, Flicker, Jack David, and Johnson, Jay. PV Systems Reliability Final Technical Report: Ground Fault Detection. United States: N. p., 2016. Web. doi:10.2172/1234818.
Lavrova, Olga, Flicker, Jack David, & Johnson, Jay. PV Systems Reliability Final Technical Report: Ground Fault Detection. United States. doi:10.2172/1234818.
Lavrova, Olga, Flicker, Jack David, and Johnson, Jay. Fri . "PV Systems Reliability Final Technical Report: Ground Fault Detection". United States. doi:10.2172/1234818. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1234818.
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abstractNote = {We have examined ground faults in PhotoVoltaic (PV) arrays and the efficacy of fuse, current detection (RCD), current sense monitoring/relays (CSM), isolation/insulation (Riso) monitoring, and Ground Fault Detection and Isolation (GFID) using simulations based on a Simulation Program with Integrated Circuit Emphasis SPICE ground fault circuit model, experimental ground faults installed on real arrays, and theoretical equations.},
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year = {Fri Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 2016},
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