SGS is pleased to invite you to its workshop on Reliability and Durability of Solar Modules – Requirements for Quality Assurance at the Bio-Innovations-Zentrum in Dresden, Germany on June 30, 2011.

The workshop will cover a wide range of topics about solar panels, including the reliability and durability of solar panels, measurement and analysis methods to verify and safeguard the reliability and durability criteria as well as the potential for further cost optimization.

Attendees of the SGS workshop will have a unique opportunity to learn more about Photovoltaic panel certification panel certification, IEC test procedures and recent developments in this sector during the presentation by Dr. Peter Reinig of SGS Germany GmbH from the Solar Test House in Hartha.

SGS also invites all participants to visit the SGS Solar Test House in Hartha, located at Zeisigweg 13, on June 29, 2011 at 16:30.

About SGS Solar Test House

Located in the ‘Solar Valley of Central Germany’, the Solar Test House has been in the SGS Group’s portfolio since February 25, 2009. The service concept of the SGS Solar Test House not only concerns the testing and certification of photovoltaic modules in accordance with the most important standards such as IEC 61215, IEC 61646 and IEC 61730-1/2, but also covers performance measurements, such as output power certifications, and the entire value chain process.

For more information on the SGS workshop and solar services, please contact:


Ines Alte
Marketing Manager
Consumer Testing Services

SGS Germany GmbH
Hofmannstr. 50
D-81379 München
t: +49 89 787475-103
f: +49 89 1250406-4100


Jörn Brembach
Business Manager PV,

SGS Germany GmbH
SGS Solar Test House
Zeisigweg 13
D-01737 Kurort Hartha
t: +49 35203 3909-10
f: +49 35203 3909-40

About SGS

The SGS Group is the global leader and innovator in inspection, verification, testing and certification services. Founded in 1878, SGS is recognized as the global benchmark in quality and integrity. With more than 64,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1,250 offices and laboratories around the world.