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Puerto Rico

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Puerto Rico - Renewable Energy Equipment Certification   

Last DSIRE Review: 07/08/2012
Program Overview:
State: Puerto Rico
Incentive Type: Equipment Certification
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies: Solar Water Heat, Solar Space Heat, Photovoltaics, Wind
Applicable Sectors: Construction, Installer/Contractor
Web Site: http://www.aaepr.net/index.asp
Authority 1:
23 L.P.R. ยง 1062 et seq.
Authority 2:
Date Enacted:
Date Effective:
C3268 (2008) Act No. 248
08/10/2008
08/10/2008
Authority 3:
Date Enacted:
Reglamento 7796 (Regulation for Renewable Energy System Certifications - In Spanish)
01/19/2010
Summary:

Certification of Photovoltaic Equipment

EAA specifies that PV equipment must meet UL 1703 requirements, and International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) standards, as certified by a Nationally Recognized Test Lab. The manufacturer must guarantee that the equipment will be operating at minimum 80% capacity after 20 years. The EAA provides additional technical requirements for inverters and batteries.

Certification of Equipment for Generating Wind Energy

EAA specifies that a wind turbine must meet IEC standards including 61400-1, and if it is inverter integrated 61400-2, 61400-11 and UL Std. 1741. Also the manufacturer’s data sheet, as well as a minimum 5-year warranty letter are required.  There is a proposed amendment to the certification requirements for generating wind energy. See the Puerto Rico Green Energy Incentives Public Notices for more information.

The Green Energy Fund maintains lists of certified equipment, eligible for the Fund's incentives.


 
Contact:
  General Info EAA
Energy Affairs Administration
P.O. Box 41314
San Juan, PR 00940
Phone: (787) 332-0914
Fax: (787) 721-3089
Web Site: http://www.aaepr.net/
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