IAEI Training Shorts — Allowable PV System Contribution and Panelboard Bus Ratings

City of Bakersfield Chief Electrical Inspector Pete Jackson explains PV system contributions and how to calculate panelboard ratings [such as from NEC 705.12(B)(2)(3)(b)]. He also puts that math into action with a drawing for a 100 amp panel, 100 amp main to help determine if the PV plan is compliant with the NEC and state/local ordinances. For more common electrical calculations for PV systems, register online at https://www.iaei.org/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1460117&group=

Pete Jackson
Pete Jackson is presently the chief electrical inspector for the city of Bakersfield, California. He represents the IAEI as a member of NEC Code-Making Panel 4 and enforcement as a member of the Corelating Committee for the 2023 NEC