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IEC 62941

IEC 62941:2019
Terrestrial photovoltaic (PV) modules - Quality system for PV module manufacturing
IEC 62941:2019 is applicable to organizations manufacturing photovoltaic (PV) modules certified to IEC 61215 series and IEC 62108 for design qualification and type approval and IEC 61730 for safety qualification and type approval. The design qualification and type approval of PV modules depend on appropriate methods for product and process design, as well as appropriate control of materials and processes used to manufacture the product. This document lays out best practices for product design, manufacturing processes, and selection and control of materials used in the manufacture of PV modules that have met the requirements of IEC 61215 series, IEC 61730, or IEC 62108. These standards also form the basis for factory audit criteria of such sites by various certifying and auditory bodies.
The object of this document is to provide a framework for the improved confidence in the ongoing consistency of performance and reliability of certified PV modules. The requirements of this document are defined with the assumption that the quality management system of the organization has already fulfilled the requirements of ISO 9001 or equivalent quality management system. This document is not intended to replace or remove any requirements of ISO9001 or equivalent quality management system. By maintaining a manufacturing system in accordance with this document, PV modules are expected to maintain their performance as determined from the test sequences in IEC 61215 series, IEC 62108, or IEC 61730.
BASE PUBLICATION

Technical committee

TC 82 Solar photovoltaic energy systems

Category

Quality Assurance
Publication typeInternational Standard
Publication date2019-12-12
Edition1.0
ICS

27.160

Stability date2025
ISBN number9782832276259
Pages51
File size557.08 KB
EditionDatePublicationEditionStatus
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