China/Shanghai Recently, TÜV SÜD (hereinafter referred to as “TÜV SÜD”), the world’s leading third-party testing and certification body, issued a certificate in conformity with PPP 59073A standard for FLOATSOLA®, a floating body system for floating power plants, which designed by the reliable water floating system supplier Floatsola（Xiamen）Co.,Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as “Floatsola”). The acquisition of the certificate not only marks the performance of floating products from Floatsola in line with mainstream products’ performance requirements, but also a double recognition for the safety and reliability of its product’s production process and quality system; while once again demonstrating the strong credibility and influence of TÜV SÜD in the field of solar photovoltaic certification. The Operation director of Intelligent Power Equipment and Photovoltaics Business Unit from TÜV SÜD ZhangZhulin and Luo Zhihui, General Manager of Floatsola, together with some other honored guests, attend this awarding ceremony.
Floating body is a kind of structural unit which floats on the water surface to support photovoltaic modules, as well as key equipment for photovoltaic power generation. It should characteristic of good floating performance, to be environmental friendliness, own mechanical properties and anti-aging properties. According to the person in charge of Floatsola: “The certified floating body product is another exploration of HDPE floating body plus metal structure. It effectively safeguards the performance level of floating body and enhances service life by its metal structure’s load transmission and support for module. Based on this, we will further launch ONEfloat floating solution compatible with full HDPE structure to fully meet the O&M water PV needs of different water surfaces and different customers.”
TÜV SÜD has been deeply involved in PV in China for more than 10 years, with rich experience in testing and certification, it’s the world’s leading product certification and testing service solution supplier for PV plants, modules, inverters, components and energy storage, committing to promote the orderly and healthy development for PV industry. PPP 59073A is the most comprehensive and professional testing standard for PV floating products which provides testing requirements for structural performance, mechanical performance, aging resistance, and long-term environmental reliability. This standard not only meets the industry’s demand for uniformity in float testing standards, but also makes the float testing and certification program more comprehensive and complete, while also providing a strong boost to the competitiveness of customers’ products in the market. Having passed a series of test verification by TÜV SÜD means that Floatsola strictly designs and manufactures its floating body products, their working concept of safe and reliable products has also been confirmed by TÜV SÜD. The breakthrough success of Floatsola cannot be achieved without long-term unremitting efforts and innovation.
” Floatsola and TÜV SÜD are long-term strategic partners, and the acquisition of this certificate means that Floatsola has strong technical expertise in the field of floating PV, and is also a further reflection of the standardization of floating solar market. We expect that Floatsola will continue to improve the quality of floating solar products and strictly follow TÜV SÜD’s standards; meantime, we also expect TÜV SÜD and Floatsola to give full play to their technical and brand advantages in the PV field in future cooperation, and commit to lead the PV industry to align with international standards and maintain global competitive advantage created by China.” said Mr. Zhang Zhulin, Director of Smart Energy Operations of TÜV SÜD Greater China.
Mr. Luo Zhihui, general manager of Floatsola, said at the ceremony that “this solar float certification issued by TÜV SÜD is a great recognition of our products and reinforces our confidence and determination to adhere to specialization and leanness. In the future, Floatsola will adhere to the concept of “One Water, ONEfloat”, while continuously devote to providing global customers with high-standard one-stop solutions for floating PV.”
About Floatsola (Xiamen) Co.Ltd.
Floatsola (Xiamen) Co.Ltd. is a precision floating system supplier specialized in the research & design, sales and service of floating solar system. The company has 2 production bases in Yangtze River Delta and Fujian River Delta and has obtained a series of invention and utility patents for their independently developed floating PV solutions, which can also be customized according to different project characteristics and have been widely applied to all kinds of water areas such as reservoirs, lakes and mudflats. The company has provided floating power plant system solutions in many countries/regions in Asia.
About TÜV SÜD Solar.
TÜV SÜD has been deeply involved in China PV for more than decades and has rich experience in testing and certification; it’s able to provide one-stop and multi-market technical solutions for the whole industry chain from raw material to system terminals. Ever since 2007, TÜV SÜD has been actively involved in the research and development of new standards in the field of photovoltaics, providing new testing and technical services for the photovoltaic power generation industry, and has several (cooperative) testing centers and nearly 100 technical experts in the field of photovoltaics in Shanghai, Nanjing, Yangzhou, Changzhou, Wuxi, Shenzhen, Beijing, Tianjin, Dunhuang and Hainan. It’s a leading global provider of certification and testing services for PV plants, modules, inverters, components and energy storage, etc.