NEC 690.12 Rapid Shutdown of PV Systems on Buildings Part 2: Charge Controllers

07/21/2020 10:30

For Part 2 of our Rapid Shutdown Series (RSD) blog, we are going to look at RSD options for charge controllers. When NEC requirement 690.12 for rapid shutdown of PV systems was released in 2014, there were very few options for charge controllers and the code was not always enforced. Six years later, there are more charge controller options available for RSD compliance and more Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJs) are requiring it. We are going to take a look at some of the RSD options for a battery-based solar PV system, including:

To learn about all the changes to and solutions for the NEC 2020 rapid shutdown requirements, check out the full articles over at the altE blog:

RSD Blog Part 1: Inverters
RSD Blog Part 2: Charge Controllers

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