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Reference EN 61730-2:2007
Title Photovoltaic (PV) module safety qualification - Part 2: Requirements for testing
Project Number 15603
Abstract/Scope Describes the testing requirements for photovoltaic modules in order to provide safe electrical and mechanical operation during their expected lifetime. Addresses the prevention of electrical shock, fire hazards, and personal injury due to mechanical and environmental stresses. Outlines the requirements of testing and is to be used in conjunction with EN 61215 or EN 61646.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2007-05-25
Current Stage code deadline 2008-02-01
Deadline date for vote  


Directive(s) LVD (2006/95/EC)
Order Voucher  


IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 82
Reference Document IEC 61730-2:2004 (MOD)
ICS 27.160 - Solar energy engineering
Keywords PV module; Safety; Testing
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 2007-05-25 2008-02-01 export to doc file  EN  FR  DE
5099 2006-12-01 2007-04-01  
5061 2006-10-26 2006-12-01  
5060 2006-09-26 2006-10-10 export to doc file  EN
5020 2006-07-21 2006-09-22 export to doc file  EN
3090 2004-12-07 2006-06-19  
5062 2004-10-26 2004-12-07  
5020 2004-07-16 2004-09-17  
4099 2003-07-18 2003-10-31  
4060 2003-05-20 2003-10-20  
4020 2002-12-13 2003-05-16  
3099 2002-12-10 2002-12-13  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2006-12-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2007-05-25
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2007-06-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2008-02-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2010-02-01


Superseded by  
Normative reference (6) ANSI/UL 1703:2002
ANSI/UL 790:200X
ANSI Z97.1:200X
ANSI/UL 514C:200X
EN 12150-1:2000
EN ISO/IEC 17025:2005
EN 50380:2003
HD 588.1 S1:1991
EN 60068-1:1994
EN 60243-1:1998
IEC 60410:1973
EN 60664-1:2003
EN 60904-2:2007
EN 60904-6:1994
EN 61032:1998
EN 61140:2002
EN 61215:2005
EN 61646:1997
EN 61730-1:2007

(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.