ReneSola's Solar Modules Obtain UL Certification for 600V and 1000V Systems in the United States
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ReneSola Ltd ("ReneSola" or the "Company") (NYSE: SOL), a leading global manufacturer of solar photovoltaic ("PV") modules and wafers, today announced its 72-cell polysilicon modules have been listed by UL ("Underwriters Laboratories") as meeting required standards for use in PV systems up to 1,000 volts. At the same time, the Company's 60-cell and 72-cell modules have been listed by UL as meeting required standards for use in PV systems up to 600 volts.
ReneSola's 72-cell module line is currently undergoing testing for certification from the California Energy Commission ("CEC") and the California Solar Initiative ("CSI").
Mr. Xianshou Li, ReneSola's chief executive officer, said, "We're pleased that UL has certified the quality and safety of our solar modules for the U.S. market. The certification is an essential step in building our presence in the United States. It instills customer confidence and guarantees our modules will perform at the highest level. CEC and CSI certifications will further demonstrate the reliability of our solar modules and commitment to producing high-quality solar products tailor-made for the U.S. market."
Founded in 2005, ReneSola (NYSE: SOL) is a leading global manufacturer of high-efficiency solar PV modules and wafers. Leveraging its proprietary technologies, economies of scale and technical expertise, ReneSola uses in-house virgin polysilicon and a vertically integrated business model to provide customers with high-quality, cost-competitive products. ReneSola solar modules have scored top PVUSA Test Conditions (PTC) ratings with high annual kilowatt-hour output, according to the California Energy Commission (CEC). ReneSola solar PV modules can be found in projects ranging in size from a few kilowatts to multi-megawatts in markets around the world, including the United States, Germany, Italy, Belgium, China, Greece, Spain and Australia. For more information, please visit www.ReneSola.com.
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