CSA/ANSI FC1:21 / CSA C 22.2 No. 62282-3-100:21
Fuel Cell Power Systems
     United States


CSA America


CSA/ANSI FC1:21 / CSA C22.2 No. 62282-3-100:21

(formerly ANSI Z21.83) 
Fuel Cell Power Systems


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.


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.


Available at www.csagroup.org




Eric Prause


CSA Group


Mark Duda