Qualified Persons and Renewable Energy Systems
As communities use more renewable energy and codes and standards evolve, we have a growing need for qualified persons. Learn how to identify qualified persons and help professionals become better qualified.
Initial Voting Results on 2024 International Code Proposals
SEAC code change proposals for the 2024 International Codes achieved a high overall success rate, according to preliminary results. SEAC recommendations addressed electric vehicle charging, building-integrated photovoltaics, photovoltaics, and energy storage systems.
UL 9540A Fire Test Standard for Battery Energy Storage Systems
If a battery system is capable of thermal runaway, the UL 9540A test method will make it happen to show the system’s fire and explosion characteristics.
NEC Disconnect Requirements for Energy Storage Systems
Got questions about how to disconnect energy storage systems in compliance with the 2017 and 2020 National Electrical Code? Find answers here.
Comments on Proposed Changes to UL 9540 for Energy Storage Systems
See eight instances where SEAC's ESS Standards working group proposed modifications to the second edition of UL 9540.
Permitting Solar on Properties with Unpermitted Structures
Find out how to permit solar on structures that were constructed or modified without appropriate building permits or building records.
SEAC ICC Group B Recommendations and Public Comments Update
Renewable Energy Proposals for 2024 International Code Council (ICC) Codes pertaining to the Online Governmental Vote, October 17-November 1, 2022
Residential PV and Energy Storage Inspection Guidelines
Use this list of solar and energy storage inspection requirements to create custom checklists in your jurisdiction and improve outcomes from your inspection.
Residential PV and Energy Storage Permit Guidelines
Follow a step-by-step checklist for meeting electrical and structural requirements in residential solar and battery storage systems.