ANSI/CSA FC1-2014 (IEC 62282-3-100:2012,MOD)(formerly ANSI Z21.83) Fuel Cell Power Systems

North America
United States
Application Type
  • Stationary Fuel Cell Applications
  • Fuel Cell Power Systems
CSA Group

This standard applies to: a. systems intended for electrical connection to mains direct, or with a transfer switch, or to a stand-alone power distribution system; b. systems intended to provide a.c. or d.c. power; c. systems with or without the ability to recover useful heat; d. systems intended for operation on the following input fuels: 1. natural gas and other methane rich gases derived from renewable (biomass) or fossil fuel sources, for example, landfill gas, digester gas, coal mine gas; 2. fuels derived from oil refining, for example, diesel, gasoline, kerosene, liquefied petroleum gases such as propane and butane; 3. alcohols, esters, ethers, aldehydes, ketones, Fischer-Tropsch liquids and other suitable hydrogen-rich organic compounds derived from renewable (biomass) or fossil fuel sources, for example, methanol, ethanol, di-methyl ether, biodiesel; 4. hydrogen, gaseous mixtures containing hydrogen gas, for example, synthesis gas, town gas. This standard does not cover: a. portable fuel cell power systems; b. propulsion fuel cell power systems.

Status Explanation

Published 2004. Second edition published 2012. Harmonized with the international standard, IEC 62282-3-100: 2012,and re-published in 2014. Re-affirmed in 2018.

Republished in 2021 as joint US / Canadian standard by adopting IEC 62282-3-100:2019 second edition, 2019-02, with Canadian and US deviations.

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Committee Information

Chairman: Eric Prause Secretariat: CSA Group Secretary: Mark Duda

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