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    Feeder Grounded Conductor Minimum Size

    2011 NEC 215.2(A)(2) appears to refer to itself. "Additional minimum sizes shall be as specified in 215.2(A)(2)..."

    Can anyone explain that reference?
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    The grounded conductor can be no smaller than the EGC so as to allow it to carry fault current.
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    215.2(A)(2) is pretty clear. The grounded conductor (neutral) shall not be smaller than the egc from T. 250.122. Thus a 100 amp feeder would need a neutral sized at #8. Remember if the feeder doesn't require a neutral then one is not required. If you decide to pull one for future use then it cannot be smaller than the egc, as Walker stated above.
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