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Standard for Distributed Photo-Voltaic Transformers (DPVTs)

Scope This standard covers Distributed Photo-Voltaic (DPV) Transformers that are liquid immersed, dry-type transformers, or cast resin transformers for Class I power transformers and liquid immersed transformers in the Class II category respectively. This Standard highlights several design, operation, and practical aspects of such DPVTs.

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PE/TR - Transformers
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IEEE Power and Energy Society
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PE/TR - Transformers
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PerfCharac-WGC57.159 - Performance Characteristics - DPV Guide Working Group
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Malia Zaman
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William Lumpkins Sanitate

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IEEE Guide on Transformers for Application in Distributed Photovoltaic (DPV) Power Generation Systems

General and specific recommendations on specification, design, and application of liquid-immersed and dry-type transformers in distributed photovoltaic (DPV) power generation systems for commercial, industrial, and utility systems are provided in this guide.

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