20 August 2012
Senersun today said that its modules have passed the salt mist corrosion test, performed by SGS in compliance with IEC 61701 standards.
Complying with IEC 61701 standards is a necessary step to determine the resistance of solar panels in coastal regions and marine environments that are particularly exposed to salt-laden humidity and rain, such as PV systems installed in islands or on ships.
The test consisted of four test cycles spread over 28 days. Each module was sprayed with a salt mist solution and then stored for seven days at 40° Celsius and 93% relative humidity.
After the test, the panels were found to be visually, dimensionally and functionally compliant with the IEC standards.
The IEC 61701 certification applies to Senersun polycrystalline modules.