Standard for the Installation of Stationary Fuel Cell Power Systems
What is NFPA 853?
This standard provides fire prevention and fire protection requirements for safeguarding life and physical property associated with buildings or facilities that employ stationary fuel cell systems of all sizes.
Official document scope
What does NFPA 853 address?
Criteria cover design, construction, and installation requirements, including general equipment configuration, siting and interconnections, fuel supplies and storage arrangements, ventilation and exhaust, and fire protection. Specific provisions for fuel cell power systems 50kW or less are also included.