VDE Renewables offers a higher level of quality assurance for photovoltaic (PV) modules beyond established international standards. This premium PV module certification program draws on the considerable technical expertise of VDE and from the field experience of veteran industry partners. It builds upon and further improves the certification process which is based on existing international PV module testing standards. The program offers the added benefits of more stringent module testing sequences, in-line production testing and regular monitoring of manufacturing sites.
Overall system quality begins on the component level, and this certification product is tailored to support technical bankability on both the component and system-wide level.
Our Quality Tested program
The VDE Quality Tested mark for PV Modules features a stringent and optimized testing program tailored to achieving technical bankability. The program offers significant advancements in quality assurance in the following key areas:
- Sharper module design and product qualification criteria to help validate module quality
- In-line tests implemented in mass production to identify critical failures impacting module safety and performance at an early stage
- On-going monitoring of module quality to ensure consistence and a problem free manufacturing process