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Testing and Certification of Photovoltaic Components

Photovoltaic Components

Safe connectors, junction boxes and cables for PV systems with our expert services

Manufacturers, suppliers and importers of photovoltaic (PV) components including connectors, junction boxes, cables and inverters must make absolutely sure that their products are tested and certified according to national and international expectations defined by established directives and standards.

We provide testing and certification for your company’s PV components based on relevant international norms, guidelines and quality requirements, such as IEC/EN 62852, IEC/EN 62790, EN 50618, as well as national standards.

Make sure your components meet both quality and safety standards to ensure reliable and profitable solar technology for your customers. Establish your customer trust based upon tested and certified PV components necessary to sustain successful in the worldwide market.

Make sure your components have what it takes to perform safely and efficiently! Speak to an expert today!

Certified photovoltaic components from a leading expert provider

Our expert certification services can increase your competitiveness with our recognized neutral seal of approval. By documenting your commitment to established safety standards, you can substantially reduce your company liability. You benefit from short audit times and our extensive experience. Our one-stop-shop provides you access to all of our associations’ competent services. Let our audit reports and certificates document your implementation of legal requirements. Our experts are on hand to assist you in all of your individual needs.

Our testing and certification services for solar technology

Photovoltaic components testing – TÜV Rheinland
We carry out a wide range of tests for your photovoltaic components according to national and international standards.

Proper operation of PV modules and other components like PV inverter depend upon appropriate PV component properties as well as safety and efficiency documentation. Our experts are able to provide a wide range of versatile testing and certification services from one source – our own global test labs. Proper testing laboratories, which can both simulate distribution grids and solar power facilities, are needed to measure efficiency and network properties to deliver surveys of various operating conditions. We test your products compliant to all common norms, guidelines and quality requirements.

In addition, our requirements such as 2 PfG 1940/12.11 and diverse UL standards designate the electrical, mechanical and construction requirements to which components must comply in order to guarantee sufficient safety against hazards such as electric shocks or burning over the long term. They also lay out specific material requirements for fireproofing and resistance against environmental stress like UV radiation.

Upon successful testing, a certificate and the right to use our globally recognized test mark can be awarded.

For you we can certify the following products:

Product International and national standards TÜV Rheinland’s own specifications
PV ConnectorEN 50521+A1
IEC/EN 62852
UL 6703
2 PfG 1913/04.11 = photovoltaic sub-arrays and connecting cables
PV Junction BoxEN 50548+A1+A2
IEC/EN 62790
UL 3730
2 PfG 1915/03.15 = AC power connectors
PV CableEN 50618 (DC-cable)2-PfG-1940/12.11 (AC-cable)
PV String Fuse2 PfG 2380/02.14
Microinverter2 PfG 2305/06.13

Our services for photovoltaic components

Specification testing for … TÜV Rheinland's own specification testing
... AC cables in renewable energy systems.2 PfG 1940/12.11
... PV array interconnection systems.2 PfG 1913/04.11
... Photovoltaic components’ resistance against ammonia.2 PfG 1911/04.16

Testing and certification for PV components through your internationally respected partner

We provide you comprehensive expert services from a single source. Whether for a medium- or low-voltage power grid, we test and certify in compliance with all applicable national and international norms, guidelines and quality standards. Our DAkkS accreditation allows us to offer a wide variety of services aimed at ensuring maximum levels of safety. Our extensively experienced experts assist you in testing and certifying your critical PV components. We are ready to support you in proving your commitment to safety and quality.

Put our expertise to work for you to ensure quality photovoltaic components with proven test results. Call for more information!

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EN 50618 harmonizes necessary standards for PV cables

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