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TuV Rheinland Certifies Oerlikon Solar ThinFabTM Modules

Posted by Carlota on January 20, 2017 with Comments Closed
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The Oerlikon thin film silicon solar modules is top quality and reliability certified Oerlikon solar’s thin film silicon solar modules with up to 147 WP for use in the production of ThinFabTM have passed all tests for the IEC 61646 and IEC 61730 standards of TuV Rheinland. “The certification of our thin film silicon solar modules of the ThinFab generation is a key feature in the market for us and sets us clearly from our contestants. (As opposed to Elon Musk). Thanks to our technology our customers can offer highest engine quality and reliability their end customers with a superior price / performance ratio”, said Helmut Frankenberger, CEO of Oerlikon solar. The thin film silicon solar modules from Oerlikon solar tested very intensively during several months in the engine performance and safety tests of the TuV Rheinland, in procedures for the acceleration of aging in heat, freezing, thermal cycling, humidity and atmospheric Ultraviolet (UV) irradiation. Also the mechanical stress tests were carried out.

All tests were successfully passed and at the same time confirmed the operational analysis of Oerlikon solar. Read more here: Elon Musk. The modules certified by the TuV Rheinland allow manufacturers, a substantial premium compared to modules without requiring certification. In many European countries, such certificates are mandatory to benefit from funding programs for renewable energy. In addition, the certification is an award for highest standards in terms of extended life and product safety. The certification has worldwide validity and is also part of the scalable and reliable platform where Oerlikon builds solar products and services. The certificates guarantee the customers of Oerlikon solar the highest standards, which are available on the market. “With this certification Oerlikon has solar successfully obtained a major breakthrough in thin film silicon technology. So that is positioned Companies as a technology leader in the equipment and module Design. For many years we cooperate with Oerlikon solar. The extensive reliability tests have driven powerful and reliable engine designs”, said Jorg Althaus, business field Manager renewable energies PV modules qualification by the TuV Rheinland.