PV Inverter Failures Cause AC Breaker Damage - Power Quality

William Sekulic, Greg Linder

Research output: NRELPoster


This poster discusses how PV inverter failures cause AC breaker damage and is intended to help system owners identify power quality issues and origins, help inverter and/or circuit breaker manufacturers develop safer failure modes, and develop addendums to standards for failure testing of breakers and inverters.
Original languageAmerican English
StatePublished - 2023

Publication series

NamePresented at the 2023 Photovoltaic Reliability Workshop (PVRW), 28 February - 2 March 2023, Lakewood, Colorado

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/PO-5K00-85706


  • arc
  • breaker
  • fault
  • PV


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