Solar PV Module Laboratory

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Solar PV Module Laboratory

ERDA with its state of the art Solar PV Module Laboratory is involved in the evaluation of solar photovoltaic modules as per various national and international standards along with evaluation for related products like solar home lighting systems, solar street lighting system & solar Lantern as per MNRE specifications.

Electrical Research and Development Association


  • Solar Sun Simulator (AAA Class)
  • Climatic Chamber and Humidity Chamber
  • EL (Electro luminance) tester
  • NMOT & Outdoor exposure setup
  • UV preconditioning & Hot Spot chamber
  • Mechanical Load & Hail Tester

Major test at Laboratory

  • Visual + EL image evaluation
  • Performance at Standard Test Conditions (STC)
  • Maximum Power Determination
  • Thermal Cycling Test
  • Humidity Freeze & Heat Test
  • Measurement of Nominal Module Operating Temperature (NMOT)
  • Outdoor Exposure Test
  • UV Preconditioning & Hot spot endurance test
  • Wet Leakage Current test
  • Mechanical Load & Hail test
  • Bypass Diode & Module Breakage Test

List of products evaluated at Laboratory

  • Crystalline Silicon Terrestrial Photovoltaic (PV) Modules as per IS 14286: 2010 & IEC 61215:2016
  • Thin film terrestrial photovoltaic (PV) modules as per IS 16077:2013 & IEC 61215:2016

For Enquiries Contact

Ms. Anjum Khan

Account details will be confirmed via email.