Photovoltaic Power Systems and Ground-Fault Protection on the Service Entrance Disconnect

John Wiles, Retired Winter 2022 Industry Topics, Industry Topics

There are no one-size-fits-all solutions to the ground fault-protected main circuit breaker issue. Diligent attention to the requirements in the NEC — NFPA 70 and the equipment in the existing installation is required. The 2020 National Electrical Code (NEC – NFPA 70) in Section 230.95 Ground-Fault Protection of Equipment requires ground-fault protection of equipment for solidly grounded wye services of …