Rooftops & Wrenches
About This Show
Rooftops & Wrenches is where we talk about issues that are important to the average Joe or Jane in the backroom designing a PV system, or on the rooftop installing one. Features Brad Bassett and Brian Teitelbaum, AEE Solar's most experienced Application Engineers and Paul Dailey, who heads up product management for AEE.
Content for the show is driven by questions sent to firstname.lastname@example.org or that come in as part of other AEE activities.
Most Recent Episode
Episode 6: Rapid Shutdown
Paul, Brian and Brad talk about solutions for complying with NEC 690.12 – the infamous Rapid Shutdown requirement. We also take on questions from Brad’s recent webinar on the topic.
Questions discussed in this episode:
Has Outback given you an idea on when you will start receiving the ICS+ RSS equipment? (See our YouTube channel for an overview from OutBack and a video of Brad taking a look at one.
Can the ICS-PLUS be used with non-OutBack charge controllers?
Does RSD shut off all the protected loads or prevent the UPS function from being used in a battery backup system?
Will disconnecting the AC power trigger the rapid shutdown in a SolarEdge system?
How does the SolarEdge StorEdge battery inverter handle rapid shutdown?
Does all rapid shut down equipment for string inverters require a control wire for the disconnect switch on the roof?
Is there a cost analysis for RSD systems?
When and where do the rapid shutdown requirements take effect?
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