TOLEDO, OH--(Marketwire-January 10, 2011)-Xunlight Corporation, a leader in the design, development and manufacture of solar modules on flexible thin film silicon and light, today announced it has received certification that these products fulfil the requirements of IEC 61646/61730. These certificates were granted after rigorous testing by TÜV InterCert GROUP, an independent certification, and confirm that the technology of solar module flexible and lightweight Xunlight meets the guidelines of safety, quality and performance established by the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC).
Thanks to this certification, Xunlight is now part of the small group of producers of solar modules flexible permission to market their products in the European market. Five products have been approved by the company with power up to 307 Watts per module and used in systems with up to 1000Vdc. The certified modules include those from 91 to 48 cm total length up to 5,5 meters. New certifications are an important complement to existing UL 1703 standard certificates of Xunlight for the North American market.
Certificate IEC 61646 these products/61730 and UL1703 are manufactured using the production line of solar cells from 25MW to Xunlight and are available in large quantities. Currently Xunlight has a backlog of sales on the European market that is close to 60 million dollars. This certification allows the company to deliver the initial quantities to its European partners for the installation on the roofs of buildings for commercial and other applications.
"This is a milestone in efforts to Xunlight faces to become the world's leading manufacturer of solar modules flexible, lightweight, low cost and with high powers," said Xunming Deng, President and CEO of Xunlight. "I am also pleased to announce that today we made our first shipment of products certified to IEC European customers."
Information about Xunlight Corporation
Xunlight Corporation develops, manufactures and markets flexible photovoltaic modules that convert sunlight into electricity. Xunlight has received more than 43 million dollars of institutional investments by Emerald Technology Ventures, Trident Capital, NGP Energy Technology Partners and Rabo Ventures. The company has also received more than 13 million funding for research and development from US Department of Energy, u.s. Department of Commerce and the Ohio Department of Development (ODOD) and loans for $ 14 million from State and local agencies to develop its products and the manufacturing process. Xunlight scored publications and broadcasts on Newsweek, the Wall Street Journal, CNN, FOX News, the New York Times, Associated Press, ABC World News and the Economist. The company's headquarters is located in Toledo, Ohio. For more information, visit our website www.xunlight.com.
TÜV InterCert GROUP
Founded in Milan, Italy in 2003, the TÜV InterCert GROUP is an independent certification of systems and products that aspires to support companies and organizations in obtaining certifications that guarantee the attention directed to the quality, efficiency and safety of goods and services and management system used. InterCert has offices throughout Italy and is currently present in Reggio Emilia, Parma, Turin, Verona, Rome, Bari, Naples, Catania and Cagliari, while its foreign offices are located in Istanbul (Turkey) since its Foundation, Barcelona (Spain) since 2004, Abu Dhabi (UAE) since 2005, Korea, China and Japan since 2006, Tehran (Iran) and Athens (Greece) from 2007 and Canada since 2009.