CSA Group has opened a new wire and cable testing and certification laboratory in Guangzhou, China, and expanded its alternative energy testing and certification services with a new photovoltaic laboratory in Kunshan, China.
Occupying an area of over 3,800 square meters, the new lab will provide testing and certification services for cords and wires used in alternative energy applications, among others. Testing and certification will be completed against Canadian, U.S. and other international standards.
The new solar lab will increase the company's capacity for testing and certification of PV modules, grid-connected inverters and components to North American and IEC standards. The PV laboratory will be equipped to test 100 kW PV grid-connected inverters and will be able to complete IEEE 1547 and IEEE 1547.1 testing.