Standards for Solar cells and Modules
Standards from this category regulate solar cells (modules) characteristic
measurement, solar cells (modules) tests and other standards referring to solar
cells (modules) production and testing - production procedure, mechanic or electric
photovoltaic module testing, I-U module characteristics measurement etc.
Solar Cells - General Standards
EN 50513, Solar Wafers - Data sheet and product information for crystalline silicon wafers for solar cell manufacturing.
Solar cells - Datasheet information and product data for crystalline silicon solar cells .
Procedures for temperature and irradiance corrections to measured I-V characteristics of crystalline silicon photovoltaic devices.
Photovoltaic devices - Part 1: Measurement of photovoltaic current-voltage characteristics.
Photovoltaic devices - Part 2: Requirements for reference solar cells.
Photovoltaic devices - Part 3: Measurement principles for terrestrial photovoltaic (PV) solar devices with reference spectral irradiance data.
Photovoltaic devices - Part 4: Reference solar devices - Procedures for establishing calibration traceability.
Photovoltaic devices - Part 5: Determination of the equivalent cell temperature (ECT) of photovoltaic (PV) devices by the open-circuit voltage method.
Photovoltaic devices - Part 7: Computation of spectral mismatch error introduced in the testing of a photovoltaic device.
Photovoltaic devices - Part 8: Measurement of spectral response of a photovoltaic (PV) device.
Photovoltaic devices - Part 10: Methods of linearity measurement.
Test Methods and Reference Cells
Standard Test Method for Determination of the Spectral Mismatch Parameter Between a Photovoltaic Device and a Photovoltaic Reference Cell.
Test Methods for Measuring Spectral Response of Photovoltaic Cells.
Standard Specification for Physical Characteristics of Nonconcentrator Terrestrial Photovoltaic Reference Cells.
Standard Test Method for Determining the Linearity of a Photovoltaic Device Parameter with Respect To a Test Parameter.
Standard Test Method for Calibration of Primary Non-Concentrator Terrestrial Photovoltaic Reference Cells Using a Tabular Spectrum.
Datasheet and nameplate information of photovoltaic module.
Crystalline silicon terrestrial photovoltaic (PV) modules - Design qualification and type approval.
Terrestrial photovoltaic (PV) power generating systems - General and guide.
UV test for photovoltaic (PV) modules.
Thin-film terrestrial photovoltaic (PV) modules - Design qualification and type approval.
Salt mist corrosion testing of photovoltaic (PV) modules.
Photovoltaic (PV) module safety qualification - Part 1: Requirements for construction.
Photovoltaic (PV) module safety qualification - Part 1: Requirements for testing.
Crystalline silicon photovoltaic (PV) array - On-site measurement of I-V characteristics.
Concentrator photovoltaic (CPV) modules and assemblies - Design qualification and type approval.
JRC ISPRA 503
Qualification Test Procedures for Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaic Modules.
Recommended practice for qualification of concentrator photovoltaic modules.
Standard Test Method for Determining Resistance of Photovoltaic Modules to Hail by Impact with Propelled Ice Balls.
Standard Test Method for Photovoltaic Modules in Cyclic Temperature and Humidity Environments.
Standard Test Methods for Insulation Integrity and Ground Path Continuity of Photovoltaic Modules.
Test Methods for Solar Radiation Weathering of Photovoltaic Modules.
Standard Test Method for Saltwater Pressure Immersion and Temperature Testing of Photovoltaic Modules for Marine Environments.
Standard Practice for Visual Inspections of Photovoltaic Modules.
Standard Test Methods for Wet Insulation Integrity Testing of Photovoltaic Modules.
Standard Test Methods for Determining Mechanical Integrity of Photovoltaic Modules.
Standard Test Method for Wet Insulation Integrity Testing of Photovoltaic Arrays.
Standard Test Methods for Measurement of Electrical Performance and Spectral Response of Nonconcentrator Multijunction Photovoltaic Cells and Modules.
Standard Test Method for Hot Spot Protection Testing of Photovoltaic Modules.
Standard for Flat-Plate Photovoltaic Modules and Panels.
This standard is obsolete. It is cited in this list due historical reasons.
Specification of requirement of JRC ISPRA 503 are available on pages of
Repository. For module certification IEC 61215, IEC 61646 and IEC 62108 standards (depending
on technology) are currently used.
IEC/TRF 61215 Ed.3,
This Test Report Form applies to IEC 61215: 2005 2nd Edition.
IEC/TRF 61646 Ed.4,
This Test Report Form applies to IEC 61646:2008 2nd Edition.
IEC/TRF 61730-1 Ed.1,
This Test Report Form applies to IEC 61730-1 Ed. 1.
IEC/TRF 61730-2 Ed.1,
This Test Report Form applies to IEC 61730-2 Ed. 1.
Links - Reference Cells, Reports
European Solar test Installation (ESTI):
Qualification Test Procedures for Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaic Modules; Specification
nr.503, Joint Research Centre, Ispra, 1991.
PV Measurement -
IECEE PV-DB-12M -
Worldwide System for Conformity Testing and Certification
of Electrotechnical Equipment and Components(IECEE), Bulletin,
offers Information about IEC Standards and National Differences operated by the
IECEE Members to issue (and Recognize) CB Test Certificates - 12-month subscription
to online database comprising the Product Category PV: Photovoltaics.
IEC - International Electrotechnical Commision.
ASTM - American Society for Testing and Materials.
CEN - European Committee for Standardization.
UL Standards - Underwriter Laboratories Inc.