Standards

Major IEC standards for certification of crystalline PV modules and amorphous PV modules

  • IEC 61215-1:2016
    Terrestrial photovoltaic (PV) modules - Design qualification and type approval - Part 1: Test requirements
  • IEC 61215-1-1:2016
    Terrestrial photovoltaic (PV) modules - Design qualification and type approval - Part 1-1: Special requirements for testing of crystalline silicon photovoltaic (PV) modules
  • IEC 61215-1-2:2016
    Terrestrial photovoltaic (PV) modules - Design qualification and type approval - Part 1-2: Special requirements for testing of thin-film Cadmium Telluride (CdTe) based photovoltaic (PV) modules
  • IEC 61215-1-3:2016
    Terrestrial photovoltaic (PV) modules - Design qualification and type approval - Part 1-3: Special requirements for testing of thin-film amorphous silicon based photovoltaic (PV) modules
  • IEC 61215-1-4:2016
    Terrestrial photovoltaic (PV) modules - Design qualification and type approval - Part 1-4: Special requirements for testing of thin-film Cu(In,GA)(S,Se)2 based photovoltaic (PV) modules
  • IEC 61730-1:2016
    Photovoltaic (PV) module safety qualification - Part 1: Requirements for construction
  • IEC 61730-2:2016
    Photovoltaic (PV) module safety qualification - Part 2: Requirements for testing

Some IEC standards relating to PV systems

  • IEC 60364-7-712:2017
    Electrical installations of buildings - Part 7-712: Requirements for special installations or locations - Solar photovoltaic (PV) power supply systems
  • IEC 61724-1:2017
    Photovoltaic system performance - Part 1: Monitoring
  • IEC TS 61724-2:2016
    Photovoltaic system performance - Part 2: Capacity evaluation method
  • IEC TS 61724-3:2016
    Photovoltaic system performance - Part 3: Energy evaluation method
  • IEC 61727:2004
    Photovoltaic (PV) systems - Characteristics of the utility interface
  • IEC 62116:2014
    Testing Procedure of Islanding Prevention Measures for Utility Interactive Photovoltaic Inverters
  • IEC 62446:2016
    Photovoltaic (PV) systems - Requirements for testing, documentation and maintenance - Part 1: Grid connected systems - Documentation, commissioning tests and inspection

Major Chinese National Standards (Guobiao) for certification of crystalline PV modules and amorphous PV modules

  • GB/T 9535-1998
    Crystalline silicon terrestrial photovoltaic (PV) modules - Design qualification and type approval
  • GB/T 18911-2002
    Thin-film terrestrial photovoltaic (PV) modules - Design qualification and type approval

 

   
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