Testing and certification lab CSA Group opened its new Distributed Energy Resource Lab in Independence, Ohio. The brand new lab addresses an rising demand for the testing and certification of vitality storage gadgets, charging gear, microgrid parts, and energy conversion techniques.
The 40,000 sq-ft superior know-how lab will present CSA Group prospects with an expanded set of companies, together with electrical and useful security analysis, megawatt hearth testing, environmental simulation, vitality effectivity verification, cybersecurity evaluation, grid interoperability analysis, and efficiency testing.
Opening of the brand new Distributed Vitality Useful resource Lab expands CSA Group’s current vitality storage analysis, testing and certification capabilities already established in North America, Europe and China. The brand new lab is accredited to guage and certify merchandise to a variety of requirements, offering each new entrants to the market and the trade’s largest gamers the sources wanted to launch their merchandise in North America and world markets.
Independence, Ohio, has been residence to CSA Group’s U.S. headquarters since 1969 and was chosen as the situation of the brand new lab as a result of its proximity to many shoppers within the distributed vitality useful resource trade.
“With extra industries searching for to decarbonize, the demand for vitality storage and microgrid merchandise continues to extend, and so does the necessity for testing, analysis and certification companies to assist producers show the security, effectivity and efficiency of those merchandise,” says David Weinstein, President and CEO, CSA Group. “CSA’s certification marks are among the many most well-known and extensively accepted marks for battery and electrical merchandise in North America. With this new Distributed Vitality Useful resource Lab, we hope to satisfy the wants of producers for years to return. When designing the brand new lab, we did so in shut session with our technical specialists, prospects and trade thought-leaders, with the intention of offering our prospects with the companies wanted to convey cutting-edge merchandise to a world market.”
Along with the opening of the brand new facility, CSA Group introduced a $10,000 donation to the Kiwanis Membership of Independence, a company devoted to serving the local people via varied service and fundraising initiatives targeted on enhancing the world one youngster at a time.
For extra details about CSA Group’s world vitality storage capabilities, go to: www.csagroup.org/energystorage