Bangalore, Jan 24 (PTI) Underwriters Laboratories (UL), aglobal leader in product safety testing and certification,today announced the opening of its testing and certificationfacility for photovoltaic (PV) equipment here.
This state-of-the-art lab is UL�s fifth global footprintand has been set up with an investment of USD four million,the company said in a statement.
"The lab is equipped with Environmental Chambers, SunSimulators and Instrumentation from global leaders like ESPEC,Spire Corporation and Agilent", it said. It is capable oftesting and certifying 48 families of PV modules in a year.
Apart from testing for certification, this facility canalso support testing for product development, quality controland performance assessment for PV power plants.