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    Photovoltaic technology has undergone a tremendous transformation over the last few decades particularly in increased efficiency, lower system prices and PV technology adapted to various areas of application. New installation markets have emerged, while pressure to further reduce prices and improve the functionality of system components has intensified. The need to accurately predict and assess the performance, reliability and durability of entire PV power plants has become critical.

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    With over 35 years of experience, we offer a global presence, industry expertise and a wide range of comprehensive services to address the challenges of the solar market. These services include testing and certification of PV modules and components, supply chain management, buyers’ services and independent engineering for PV power plants, supporting the PV power plant value chain. We maintain a global network of laboratories in all major solar hubs.

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    With our comprehensive line of services we are an ideal partner for all matters concerning solar energy. Our experts offer customized, independent support worldwide and through all project phases. Take advantage of our global test laboratory network, in which we use the latest measurement methods and procedures to ensure compliance of PV products.

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    Shanghai, China

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    Pleasanton, USA

    Testing inverters, ESS with accreditation/ listing to ISO 17025, NRTL, ANSI, CEC, Florida.

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    Taichung, Taiwan

    Testing PV inverters with accreditation/ listing to ISO 17025 or CBTL.

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    Milan, Italy

    Testing inverters, ESS with accreditation/ listing to ISO 17025, INMETRO, SSI, CBTL, NRTL, ANSI, CEC.

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    - Live webinar: ESS & PV Inverters in North America 03/20/19
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    TüV Rheinland PV Power Plant Forum 2019

    03/19/19 Bangkok, Thailand

    We are very pleased to invite you to our TüV Rheinland PV Power Plant Forum 2019 Thailand

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    TüV Rheinland “All Quality Matters” Solar Congress 2019

    03/21/2019 - 03/22/2019 Suzhou, China

    The theme of the Congress will be the PV revolution in the Greater China region against the backdrop of the Asia-Pacific economy and the global economy.

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