When looking to market within and beyond their own countries, CPV, PV, CSP, and Tracker manufacturers must understand and satisfy a set of testing, evaluation, certification and regulatory compliance requirements applicable to their solar products in order to sell them in new markets.
While the compliance requirements of different geographical markets may have various similarities in their objectives, each country or region may impose requirements specific to national or regional regulatory concerns or apply different paths for how these requirements can be satisfied. Market-driven voluntary certification marks may also need to be considered. These differences and nuances can cause major challenges and delays for solar companies trying to introduce new products to markets.
Since compliance and regulatory requirements tend to evolve over time, this presents another challenge to solar manufacturers, which requires vigilant observation to identify and address changes that can impact the continued marketability of their products. The global regulatory expertise of Solar Compliance can help solar manufacturers navigate through these complexities through a simplified and customized market access solution with the use of the following services:
Each of the above CPV, PV, CSP, and Tracker certification services is designed to build progressively on the next service in a “beginning to end” fashion of the certification cycle for a solar product.
If you are currently in a certification investigation or are looking to navigate the certification process for the first time, Solar Compliance can help you.
The following page contains an electronic copy of Solar Compliance’s comprehensive overview of CPV, PV, CSP, and Tracker certification requirements for the United States. These presentations cover issues you need to may need to be aware of as you travel along the path of certification in the United States. These presentations additionally provide a more complete scope of our company’s technical capabilities on a certification level as well as giving you Solar Compliance’s overall ogranizational approach.
UL 8703, the Standard for Concentrator Photovoltaic Modules and Assemblies
IEC 62108, the Standard for Concentrator Photovoltaci Modules and Assemblies
UL 1703, the Standard for Flat-Plate Photovoltaic Modules and Assemblies
IEC 61215, the Standard for Crystalline Silicon Terrestrial Photovoltaic Modules
IEC 61730, the Standard for Photovoltaic Module Safety Qualification
IEC 61646, the Standard for Thin-Film Terrestrial Photovoltaic Modules – Design Qualification and Type Approval