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VDE Renewables: We offer quality assurance services for your cleantech project's every requirement

VDE Renewables is a leading provider of quality assurance, laboratory testing and premium certification services to the renewable energy sector. 

Our goal is to support the implementation of clean energy projects that are safe, bankable, insurable and investable. We achieve this through neutral certification, technical due diligence, independent engineering services and consulting. We offer testing and certification to international standards for PV modules and components, batteries and grid compliance in cooperation with VDE testing laboratories worldwide.

If you’re looking for:

  • Internationally recognized certification for your renewable energy projects including solar photovoltaic (PV) modules and components, battery and energy storage systems, power electronics and grid conformity
  • Seals of approval and criteria catalogs for better bankability and insurability
  • Technical due diligence with manufacturer-independent engineering services
  • On-site inspections for grid conformity
  • Sustainability ‘seals of approval’ for: Recycling, Sustainable Production, CO2 footprint, Traceability
  • Monitoring and quality assurance for international supply chains and pre-shipment inspections for components
  • Advisory services and training on quality processes for manufacturers and installers
  • Accredited performance and abuse battery testing for cells, batteries, modules and battery packs (ISO, IEC)

We can help you.

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Our Divisions

Battery Testing and Advisory Services

Batteries must meet the highest standards of safety, performance and lifetime. We provide comprehensive electrical, mechanical, environmental and abuse tests in VDE Labs worldwide. 

Our consultancy services and solutions prioritize safety, performance, and compliance.

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Grid Conformity & Power Transmission

Compliance with the grid connection conditions for the feed-in is a crucial prerequisite for the stability and performance of the electricity grids. VDE Renewables validates the grid conformity of your power generation unit (PGU) or your PGP according to the respective grid access regulations or grid codes.

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PV Modules & Components

Comprehensive testing and certification solutions for photovoltaic (PV) modules and components. Through our in-depth expertise in the latest standards and state-of-the-art technological developments, we can check and confirm the safety and reliability of your PV modules. We can test in our laboratories in North America, Europe and Asia. 

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Further VDE services related to renewable energies

Smart Home / Smart Living

Devices and systems in your own home are becoming increasingly intelligent. The ability to communicate with one another is still the smallest hurdle that in-home devices and systems must overcome. Manufacturers of smart home systems and devices face technical challenges in software and hardware. The experts at the VDE Institute assist you with the most important requirements for your products – even as early as during the development phase.

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Mobility and charging infrastructure

The electronics in the automobile and in the charging infrastructure must work reliably without interference and furthermore be absolutely safe, of course. Battery and control management, along with the utilized plug connectors, switches and wires, must ensure vehicle safety, even during and after an accident.

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Grid Conformity

Compliance with the grid connection conditions for the feed-in is a crucial prerequisite for the stability and performance of the electricity grids. VDE Renewables validates the grid conformity of your power generation unit (PGU) or your PGP according to the respective grid access regulations or grid codes.

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Moderne Stromleitungen und Erneuerbare-Energien-Konzept mit Photovoltaik-Paneelen und Windkraftanlagen

Energy Supply

Electrical networks with its power lines and switch gear as well as additional electrical equipment constitute the classical interface between power generation and power consumption.

The future coexistence of centralized and decentralized supply systems demands an energy management based on the most advanced IT technology, the increased use of renewable energy and the introduction of large-scale automation and protection systems as well as real-time safety management. In addition to the technical challenge, it is highly important to ensure the supply quality of the public electricity networks.

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Safety and efficiency of the energy supply through the latest IT technology

Battery and Energy Storage Services

To ensure safety and performance, VDE Renewables offers battery testing and certification according to international standards, guidelines and application rules as well as testing according to your specifications at cell, module and system level for your energy storage system.

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Energy efficiency and ecodesign

To achieve climate goals and protect the environment, policy requires and promotes energy efficiency measures. This produces economic benefits for manufacturers due to cost-saving measures, and consumers regard energy-efficient products as an important purchasing factor. The VDE is an expert in supporting energy efficiency technologies, standardizing product and testing requirements, expertly testing and assessing electrical products and in special appraisal services for environmental and energy audits.

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Energy efficiency measures are important for protecting the climate and the environment

Chemical product safety and sustainability

Environmental protection goals and substance-related requirements are in force worldwide. We help you comply with them.

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Chemical product testing at the VDE Institute

Smart Metering

Recording industrial and household energy consumption is always the center of interest for politicians and businessmen. The objective is to control energy consumption, stimulate energy savings and promote innovative technologies in this sector.

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We test and certify your smart metering products

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