Superseded Standard

IEEE C37.24-2003

IEEE Guide for Evaluating the Effect of Solar Radiation on Outdoor Metal-Enclosed Switchgear

This guide provides information to assist in evaluating the effect of solar radiation on outdoor metal-enclosed switchgear including metal-enclosed bus and control switchboards. Specific data are given in the form of a continuous current capability factor for specific maximum monthly normal temperatures at the installation location, to adjust the continuous current capability of outdoor metal-enclosed switchgear to the solar radiation condition required. Tables of maximum monthly normal temperatures at various locations in the US and Canada are provided.

Sponsor Committee
PE/SWG - Switchgear
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Status
Superseded Standard
PAR Approval
2002-06-13
Superseded by
C37.24-2017
Superseding
C37.24-1986
Board Approval
2003-06-12
History
ANSI Approved:
2003-10-09
Published:
2004-02-26
Reaffirmed:
2008-06-12

Working Group Details

Society
IEEE Power and Energy Society
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Sponsor Committee
PE/SWG - Switchgear
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Working Group
SASC-WG_C37.24 - SASC - IEEE Guide for Evaluating the Effect of Solar Radiation on Outdoor Switchgear
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IEEE Program Manager
Ashley Moran
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Working Group Chair
Terry Woodyard
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C37.24-2017

IEEE Guide for Evaluating the Effect of Solar Radiation on Outdoor Metal-Enclosed Switchgear

Information to assist in evaluating the effect of solar radiation on outdoor metal-enclosed switchgear including metal-enclosed bus and control switchboards is provided in this guide. Specific data in the form of a continuous current capability factor for specific maximum monthly normal temperatures at the installation location to adjust the continuous current capability of outdoor metal-enclosed switchgear to the solar radiation condition required are given in this guide. Examples of maximum monthly normal temperatures along with sources for data for the US and for Canada are also presented in this guide.

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C37.24-2017/Cor 1-2019

IEEE Guide for Evaluating the Effect of Solar Radiation on Outdoor Metal-Enclosed Switchgear -- Corrigendum 1

This corrigendum corrects an error where the user of this document was directed to gather the wrong column information from the NOAA website for use in calculations. The document erroneously directs the user to read from the monthly normal average temperature values from the website rather than the monthly normal maximum temperature values.

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