Solar PV

Tailored services for solar photovoltaic projects throughout the value chain

SGS offers highly specialized analysis, inspection, testing and certification for solar PV projects, from conception through commissioning. We will enable you to identify risk at an early stage and implement timely, effective countermeasures, so you can reduce costs and achieve optimum power performance.

Our services are tailored on a project by project basis to suit your needs.

Engineer inspection solar panels


  • Site assessment
  • Technical due diligence
  • Feasibility studies
  • Tender support
  • Design verification
  • Testing for impact of variables (temperature, rain, hall, snow, corrosion, dust, lighting, horizon, near-shadow)


  • Documentation review
  • Supplier quality management/ability audits
  • Assembly checks
  • Material supervision
  • Non-destructive testing
  • Supervision of test runs of electrical and mechanical components
  • Certification and testing of PV modules, according to IEC 61215, IEC 61646 and IEC 61730-1/-2, executed by the accredited SGS Solar Test House
  • Testing of PV components (inverters, cables, connectors, J-boxes, etc.)
  • Inspections (pre-shipment, dimensional control, visual control, damage control)

Construction and Commissioning

SGS will conduct quality and compliance supervision to ensure your project meets national and international standards. Our experts will confirm that scope, quality, costs, HSE, scheduling and technical aspects comply with original specifications, from tendering to final acceptance, and that work has been performed according to approved procedures and a safe startup is ensured.

We are committed to ensuring the highest standards and recognize that minimizing risk is vital to your project’s success.


We perform periodic in-service inspections to guarantee optimum operation of the PV system throughout its lifetime.

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