The Code is a comprehensive document. Sometimes it can seem quite daunting to quickly find the information you need. This series of articles provides a guide to help users find their way through this critical document.
The subject of jurisdictional demarcation between electrical design of installations required to be performed in accordance with the CE Code, Part I and work by power supply authorities (by electric utilities) is a very big (and very touchy) issue.
With most of the United States now on the 2014 or 2017 National Electrical Code (NEC) several topics and enforcement questions are routinely being discussed. This article will address some of the most relevant issues facing enforcement and installers concerning PV systems.
Article 705 covers any on-site power production system that interfaces with a utility supply and how they interconnect. To be considered a service, the source of power must be a utility company distribution system.