Electrical equipment and power cables


Curious on how RatedPower performs the electrical calculation through the PV plant? This document covers the criteria of each of the electrical cabling standards available in the software.

We'll focus on the criteria we use to design the algorithm and explain you what decisions we made and why.

If you're evaluating if RatedPower's software is the right fit for your business, this document will provide you with a solid technical knowledge for engineering assessment.

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What's included?

The document includes the following topics:

  • Calculation of the maximum and minimum number of modules per string.
  • The types of a PV plant electrical configurations that RatedPower's software offers.
  • The sizing of the equipment's protective devices, such as fuses and breakers.
  • The model that we have followed to size cable according to IEC and NEC standards.

Learn more about methodology's authors: Ignacio Álvarez, Álvaro Pajares, Hassan Farhat, Félix Pérez, and Miguel Ángel Torrero.