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Reference EN 50160:1999
Title Voltage characteristics of electricity supplied by public distribution systems
Project Number 7179
Abstract/Scope This standard gives the main characteristics of the voltage at the customer's supply terminals in public low voltage and medium voltage electricity distribution systems under normal operating conditions This standard gives the limits or values within which any customer can expect the voltage characyteristics to remain, and does not describe the typical situation for a customer connected to a public supply network


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 1999-11-02
Current Stage code deadline 2000-01-01
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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 77
Reference Document  
ICS 29.020 - Electrical engineering in general
Keywords Public distribution system; Voltage; Characteristics
Note AA, AB and AC incorporated in 2nd edition of EN * D113/117: BTWG 110-1 disbanded * Corrigendum to EN issued September 2004 (D120/082) * Superseded by EN 50160:2007
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Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 1999-11-02 2000-01-01 export to doc file  EN
6020 1999-02-01 1999-05-01  
5099 1999-01-01 1999-02-01  
5062 1998-11-04 1999-01-01  
5020 1998-06-19 1998-09-30  
4099 1998-02-03 1998-05-03  
4020 1997-04-04 1997-10-15  
3099 1997-03-11 1997-08-11  
1099 1995-11-30 1996-12-31  
1099 1995-01-04 1995-07-04  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 1999-01-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 1999-11-02
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 1999-07-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2000-01-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2000-01-01


Supersedes EN 50160:1994
Superseded by EN 50160:2007
Normative reference (6)  

(1) Date of ratification (dor) date when the Technical Board notes the approval of an EN (and HD for CENELEC), from which time the standard may be said to be approved

(2) Date of availability (dav) date when the definitive text in the official language versions of an approved CEN/CENELEC publication is distributed by the Central Secretariat

(3) Date of announcement (doa) latest date by which the existence of an EN (and HD for CENELEC), a TS or a CWA has to be announced at national level

(4) Date of publication (dop) latest date by which an EN has to be implemented at national level by publication of an identical national standard or by endorsement

(5) Date of withdrawal (dow) latest date by which national standards conflicting with an EN (and HD for CENELEC) have to be withdrawn

(6) This list of normative references is purely indicative. The only official list of normative reference is the list of the published standard.