Fraunhofer ISE concern at lack of safety standards for PV-plus-battery systems


Certification for safety and other technical standards must become uniform in the market for residential energy storage systems which can combine with PV systems, according to an expert at technological research institute Fraunhofer ISE.
Stephan Lux, who is head of Fraunhofer's battery module and system team, spoke to PV Tech at the Intersolar Europe show in Munich, Germany. 
Lux voiced concern that in the nascent energy storage system industry, which is currently shared by a mixture of a large number of start-ups seeking to attract funding as well as established companies from solar or other industries such as consumer electronics, the lack of technical standards could prove seriously problematic.
The full version of this article appears on PV Tech's sister site, PV Tech Storage, here.

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