Certifications are no guarantee that a product is of high quality. Failures in the field can in the end get far more expensive than the stress tests performed by the certification bodies and third party testing service companies.
In a recently published article in the famous and international photovoltaics (PV) industry magazine PV MAGAZINE (issue 04/2013 on page 74), the editors of Sinovoltaics.com, Dricus de Rooij and Niclas Weimar, assess the the significance and value of PV module certifications.
Sinovoltaics also released a specialized guide on PV module certification which is the most comprehensive and detailed existing guide on that subject: “A Comprehensive Guide to Solar Photovoltaic (Module) Certifications”. If you want to learn more about PV module certifications and, this video will give you a 5 minute introduction to pv module certifications.
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