IEC/UL Certification


Engineering Testing and Certification Services Offered by RETC
RETC offers engineering testing and/or certification according to the following standards:

• IEC 61215 Crystalline silicon terrestrial photovoltaic (PV) modules– Design qualification and type approval
• IEC 61646 Thin-film terrestrial photovoltaic (PV) modules - Design qualification and type approval
• IEC 61730 Photovoltaic (PV) module safety qualification - Part 2: Requirements for testing and PV module safety qualification requirements for construction- Part 1
• IEC 60904-1 Photovoltaic devices-Part 1: Measurements of PV current-voltage characteristics
• IEC 60904-2 Photovoltaic devices – Part 2: Requirements for reference solar devices
• IEC 60904-3 Photovoltaic devices – Part 3: Measurement principles for terrestrial photovoltaic (PV) solar devices with reference spectral irradiance data
• IEC 60904-4 Photovoltaic devices - Part 4: Reference solar devices - Procedures for establishing calibration traceability
• IEC 60904-5 Photovoltaic devices - Part 5: Determination of the equivalent cell temperature (ECT) of photovoltaic (PV) devices by the open-circuit voltage method
• IEC 60904-7 Photovoltaic devices - Part 7: Computation of the spectral mismatch correction for measurements of photovoltaic devices
• IEC 60904-8 Photovoltaic devices - Part 8: Measurement of spectral response of a photovoltaic (PV) device
• IEC 60904-9 Photovoltaic devices – Part 9: Solar simulator performance requirements
• IEC 60904-10 Photovoltaic devices – Part 10: Methods of linearity measurement
• IEC 62108 Concentrator photovoltaic (CPV) modules and assemblies - Design qualification and type approval
• IEC 62688* Concentrator photovoltaic (CPV) module and assembly safety qualification
• IEC 61853-1 Scope of the work in progress includes irradiance and temperature performance measurements and power rating for PV module performance testing and energy rating,
• IEC 61701* and IEC 60068-2-52* salt mist corrosion testing of photovoltaic (PV) modules
• IEC 62804* System voltage durability test for crystalline silicon modules - Qualification and type approval
• IEC 60721 3-3* Classification of groups of environmental parameters and their severities– Stationary use at weatherprotected locations
• IEC 62716* Ammonia corrosion testing of photovoltaic (PV) modules.
• IEC 62817* Photovoltaic systems -Design qualification of solar trackers.
• IEC 62782*
Dynamic Mechanical Load or IEEE 1262
• UL 1703 Flat-Plate Photovoltaic Modules and Panels 
• UL 2703* Mounting Systems, Mounting Devices, Clamping/Retention Devices, and Ground Lugs for use with flat-plate photovolotaic modules and panes
• UL 3703* Solar Trackers
• UL 8703* Concentrator Photovoltaic Modules and Assemblies 
• UL 1741* Standard for Inverters, Converters, Controllers and Interconnection System Equipment for Use With Distributed Energy Resources 
• UL 62108* Concentrator Photovoltaic (CPV) Modules and Assemblies - Design Qualification and Type Approval
• UL 508A* Industrial Control Equipment
• ULC/ORD-c1703 Flat-Plate Photovoltaic Modules and Panels
• CEI 82-25* Procedures for the calculation of the solar concentration factor

*Services not covered by A2LA Scope of Accreditation