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Photovoltaic Product

As an international expert organization, DEKRA offers a wide range of comprehensive services to address the challenges of the solar market.

Photovoltaic Product Test and Certification

As an international expert organization, DEKRA offers a wide range of comprehensive services to address the challenges of the solar market.

We have professional equipment and outstanding experts to help you streamline efforts and create efficiencies to get your product into the hands of customers faster than ever before.

A safe, high-efficiency and running well PV power plant relies on good quality PV components. The effective recognition of PV components is often ignored by the end users, and this circumstance results in a great hidden danger in each stage.

DEKRA not only supports manufacturers as well as end-use customers. We participate into the process in the first stage. We provide our service regarding to international standards, and strictly supervise the process from the design of PV components, material selection to production. We provide the great support to have risk-free operation of PV power plant.

Product

  • Junction boxes for PV modules
  • Connectors for DC/AC-application in PV systems
  • Smart junction boxes for PV modules
  • Integrated or implemented electronics with PV modules
  • PV array interconnection systems
  • Flexible front sheet and back sheet for PV

Test and Certification Service

  • PV junction box testing and certification
  • Connectors for DC/AC-application testing and certification
  • Smart junction Box testing & certification
  • Front sheet and back sheet for PV modules testing and certification
  • RoHS/REACH
  • Mechanical test
  • Performance test
  • All kinds of environmental aging and testing
  • Material conformity

PV modules are important components in PV power plant. Whether in open fields or deserts, or on the roofs, different environments put higher demands on the quality and reliability of PV modules. DEKRA can provide a wide range of services for PV modules, including crystalline silicon, thin-film, integrated building, and concentrated PV modules.

Test and certification

  • IEC/EN 61215/61730 testing and certification
  • ANSI/UL 61215/61730 testing and certification
  • PID testing and certification
  • Salt mist corrosion testing and certification
  • Ammonia corrosion testing and certification
  • Sand & dust testing and certification
  • Mechanical/dynamical mechanical stress tests
  • Non-uniform snow load testing and certification
  • Transportation testing and certification
  • PV module STC calibration
  • CE certification
  • DEKRA seal certification
  • CB certification
  • Global market access
  • Regular factory audit
  • Customized testing

Measures for Quality Assurance

  • EL Imaging
  • PID (Potential Induced Degration)
  • RoHS
  • LID (Light Induced Degration)
  • Production line sampling & STC testing
  • DUPRO inspection service
  • Customized factory inspection

PV inverters convert DC voltages generated by photovoltaic modules to AC voltages, and can be feed to commercial public distribution networks, or used in off-grid system. PV inverter is the core component of photovoltaic power generation systems. Inverters, as the most electronic and electrical components used in photovoltaic power station, have relatively poor reliability and easy to failure. Increasing the reliability of the inverter can significantly improve the reliability of the whole power station, resulting in a significant increase in the average annual electricity generation of photovoltaic power stations.

ServicesTest Standards
Environment testIEC 60529, IEC 60068 - 2 Series
Performance testIEC 61683, EN 50530
EMC testIEC/EN 61000 - 6 - 1 (immunity), IEC/EN 61000 - 6 - 2 (immunity)
IEC/EN 61000 - 6 - 3 (emission), IEC/EN 61000 - 6 - 4 (emission)
IEC/EN 61000 - 3 - 2/ - 12 (harmonics), IEC/EN 61000 - 3 - 3/ - 11 (flicker)
Grid testVDE-AR-N 4105, DIN VDE V 0124-100, VDE-AR-N 4110,
VDE-AR-N 4120
ÖNORM E8001-4-712
G98 (<=16A), G99 (>16A)
CEI 0-21, CEI 0-16
RD1699, RD661, UNE 206007-1:2013 IN, UNE 206007-2:2014 IN,etc.

DEKRA owns comprehensive photovoltaic power station services which allow us to explain the risks associated with customer management of the construction and operation of photovoltaic power stations. With DEKRA’s technical knowledge and worldwide testing network, from the planning stage to the final acceptance stage, DEKRA can perform design assessment, manufacture supervision of key equipment, performance testing, O&M certification, risk assessment, and safety training services to provide one-stop photovoltaic power station services to developers and operators.

Power Plant Inspection

  • Polarity test
  • IR, EL test
  • Array insulation resistance test
  • PV inverter power quality test
  • Module, string, array I-V test
  • Protective ground continuity test
  • PV Inverter efficiency test
  • Power plant performance ratio test

The storage and management of electric energy occupies an important position in the photovoltaic power generation system. The energy storage system can realize the functions of peak load shaving, load tracking, frequency modulation and so on.

As the largest testing and certification body in Germany, DEKRA’s experts have extensive experience in the field of solar energy. We could test and certify PV energy storage systems, energy storage batteries and battery management systems in accordance with globally accepted standards.

ServicesTest Standards
ESSGB/T 36549, GB/T 34131
PCS GB/T 34120, GB/T 34133, IEC 62109-1/-2, IEC 62040-1, IEC 61727
BMSGB/T 34131, IEC 60730-1 annex H, IEC 61508
ESS BatteryGB/T 36276 (Lithium ion battery), JIS C 8715-1/-2, GB/T 36280 (Lead-carbon battery), UL1973,IEC/EN 62619:2017

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