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I am very aware of the issue of not being able to turn of a solar panel. What's the answer to this issue? I have two buildings that I want to put solar on the roof. What about firesafety after a earth quake or during a fire what do you do with the solar?

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Comment by George H. Potter on August 30, 2010 at 8:47am

Back again. I looked into EMERGENCY OPERATIONS IN SOLAR PANELS in the web and found the very first entry:
(PDF) Fire Fighter Safety and Emergency Response for Solar Power Systems - a 93 page report by the Fire Protection Research Foundation of NFPA. Looking through it I think this will give you most of the info you are seeking.
Comment by Stephen Craig Cutler on August 29, 2010 at 12:05am
That would very nice of you George I thank you
Comment by George H. Potter on August 27, 2010 at 12:06pm
I am looking into this here in Europe. The Spanish building codes require solar panels for heating domestic water in all apartment blocks built as from 2004. I know of the publication of an article on FD intervention in Germany which I am trying to get in either English or Spanish. I will try to get something for FE on this ASAP.

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