Research and analysis

Fire incidents involving solar panels

Study on fires involving solar photovoltaic (PV) systems.

Documents

Fire and solar photovoltaic (PV) systems: literature review

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Fire and solar photovoltaic (PV) systems: investigations and evidence

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Fire and solar photovoltaic (PV) systems: recommendations for the photovoltaic industry

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Fire and solar photovoltaic (PV) systems: recommendations for the fire and rescue services

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Details

These interim reports are the first outputs of a 3 year project by the BRE (Building Research Establishment) looking at fires involving solar photovoltaic (PV) systems. The study involves a review of historical incidents, relevant literature, standards and training.

Published 20 July 2017