New Standards in Photovoltaic Circuit Protection PIQ Quiz

March 16, 2011

Mersen, formerly Ferraz Shawmut, announces that it recently published a new Protection Intelligence Quotient (PIQ) Quiz about the new standards in photovoltaic circuit protection. The latest quiz is the sixth quiz in an ongoing program which challenges participants to see if they’re up to speed on electrical safety. The quiz is online at Participants may take the quiz and enter to $100 gift card. Three winners are selected every month. No purchase is necessary.

With the educational PIQ program, solar power design engineers, specifiers, electrical professionals and equipment manufacturers discover how much they know about the hazards that can hurt people, equipment and investments.

“We are clearly filling a need for circuit protection and safety information,” said Stephen Colvin, Vice President of Marketing at Mersen. “Many visitors take the latest quiz, and then move on to take earlier archived quizzes on topics such as arc flash hazard protection, overvoltage protection, and selective coordination.” To review earlier quizzes and download the PIQ Quiz Notes visit

For further details on the PIQ Quiz program, please send a request to, or visit The 2011 program runs through Dec. 31, 2011.

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