Two independent testing centers have the Super UV (SUV-W161) available on a contract basis for testing by interested parties.
Renewable Energy Test Center- CA
RETC, LLC, located in Fremont, CA, is an engineering services, test and certification provider for Photovoltaics and Renewable Energy products. RETC is TüV SüD’s exclusive PV Test Lab in North America and Global Partner complementing its strategy to deliver on-stop shop capabilities for the growth of Photovoltaic testing and certification services.RETC is led by an experienced and dedicated management team from the semi-conductor industry that has come together with a mission to establish a world class renewable energy and solar test center. RETC is a local service laboratory geared at partnering with companies around the world to move the renewable energy industry forward.RETC also offers Outdoor Endurance Testing capabilities at its Nevada Test Site to support the growing need for a third-party performance validation and monitoring of PV products, including BOS devices (trackers/tracking system controls and monitoring, inverters), and other renewable product components.
SMART Microsystems- OH
Located in Elyria in Northeast Ohio, SMART Microsystems has worldclass cleanroom facilities providing microelectronic packaging, assembly, and test capabilities. SMART Microsystems is ISO 9001: 2008 certified, reflecting its commitment to high quality and continuous improvement.
The company has an experienced technical team, state-of-the-art equipment, and brand new facilities that provide contract services for prototype development, environmental life testing, and manufacturing.
SMART Microsystems’ environmental life testing identifies reliability issues early in a product development. SMART Microsystems contract testing laboratory works directly with the customer to provide testing solutions that help ensure product quality and reliability. As part of a turn-key product solution, reliability study, or on an as-needed basis for overflow/bandwidth, SMART Microsystems can solve issues before they become a problem in the field.