Waaree Energies clears Type – 1 fire testing standard incompliance withUL 1703 standard


Waaree Energies, India’s largest solar PV module manufacturer adds another feather to its cap by passing the Type – 1 fire testing standard from Intertek, a UK-based multinational Photovoltaic & Solar Panel Testing and Certification group, for its solar PV modules.

The UL 1703 is a Standard for Flat-Plate Photovoltaic Modules and Panels. Thisstandard requires PV systems or modules to comply with the minimum fire classification of roof assembly which includes - fire performance, hail resistance, and/or resistance to wind uplift. With its Type – 1 fire testing clearance, Waaree’s solar modules are now certified to be in compliance with UL 1703 for integration with all Class A rated mounting systems.

The fire safety requirements for UL 1703 have been developed in the earthquake-prone region of California. These requirements cover modules and panels intended for use in systematic frameworkswhich have a maximum system voltage of 1000 V or less.

About Waaree Energies

Waaree Energies is India’s No. 1 ranked and largest solar PV module manufacturer which has a solar capacity in excess of 500 MWs at its plant near Surat, Gujrat. It is amongst the top players in India who provide EPC services, Project development, Rooftop solutions, and Solar water pumps. It is an Independent Power Producer as well and has network presence in over 20 locations nationally and 68 countries internationally.



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