Arc Detection and Prevention in a Power Generation System

  • US 20170170782A1
  • Filed: 01/17/2017
  • Published: 06/15/2017
  • Est. Priority Date: 11/09/2010
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method comprising:

  • obtaining a voltage measurement by measuring a voltage at a terminal of a photovoltaic power device;

    determining one or more voltage magnitudes associated with one or more respective frequency components of the voltage measurement; and

    upon determining that the one or more voltage magnitudes associated with one or more respective frequency components do not correspond to modulated information and that at least one of the one or more voltage magnitudes is above a threshold, setting an alarm condition.

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