Jul 28, 2022
We just finished two conformity assessment projects on module cleaning robots for an Indian client.
A solar project is more than the solar modules. Reducing project risks goes beyond conformity assessment of solar modules. STS just finished two conformity assessment projects on module cleaning robots for an Indian client.
Jul 28, 2022
We just completed a factory acceptance test witness project on transformer for an USA client.
Following factory inspection and audit services at transformer factories in China, recently STS just completed a factory acceptance test witness for a transformer project in Brazil for one of our clients in the U.S.A.
Jul 7, 2022
We had a PV Magazine webinar discussion on battery energy storage system with Fluence on June 30
PV Magazine Webinar – Alleviating Battery Storage Growing Pains Through Quality Assurance
On June 30, together with Fluence, we had a PV Magazine webinar discussion on battery energy storage system regarding its current maturity of development, main quality and safety concerns, and STS and Fluence’ practices in mitigating these concerns.
Jul 7, 2022
STS Presented at EUISSCA Renewables Supply Chain Workshop
Leading the supply chain sustainability audit service in the solar industry, we were invited by EUISSCA (Electric Utility Industry Sustainable Supply Chain Alliance) to share our perspectives on the changing development of the solar supply chain over the past 2 years at its Renewables Supply Chain Workshop.
Jul 4, 2022
STS joined the panel discussion on supply chain predictability at Large Scale Solar USA summit
Supply chain predictability for the future was the main focus of a panel at the Large Scale Solar USA conference in Austin,Texas on June 22. Frédéric Dross, VP of Strategic Development at STS, joined panelists from Horizon Advisory, Raymond James & Associates, and Hecate Energy to discuss the challenges faced by the current US market for solar products.
Jun 22, 2022
STS presented at PV ModuleTech USA 2022
Last week, STS spoke at PVModuleTech USA in Napa, California, USA and shared its practice delivered to help the developers mitigate quality and import risks for their US projects in this seller's market.
Apr 27, 2022
Meet STS European Team at Intersolar Europe 2022
As the global leader for PV modules quality assurance in the solar industry, we are excited to let you know that our team in Europe will be present at Intersolar Europe 2022, taking place in Munich on 11-13 May.
Mar 1, 2022
When the stakes are high, our clients would choose STS.
STS strives to be the partner of choice of companies seeking quality, and in reality, when the stakes are high, our clients would choose STS to conduct the conformityassessment and technical advisory services for their solar and storage projects.
Dec 7, 2021
STS was invited to share its practices in quality assurance to protect clients' solar assets at Solar Quality 2021
Continuous BOM control and manufacturing supervision by an ISO17020-accredited inspection body de-risks your solar asset.
Nov 8, 2021
STS Speaks at PV Magazine Roundtables USA 2021
Some of the most common sources of degradation in the field actually come from manufacturing defects which are much easier to be detected in the factory.
Oct 26, 2021
STS has a webinar with PV Magaizne on "Purchasing PV Modules in 2022, What Should be in Your Purchase Contract"
Applying STS Standard (STS-STD-PVM1:2018©), first standard for approval of PV modules manufacturing, is a simple way to set both robust criteria (QCP) and a solid and complete inspection and test plan scope.
Oct 21, 2021
STS has been invited by Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) to share our perspective on general quality trends in the industry
One-third of inspection projects (representing several GWs of modules) had at least one bill of materials non-conformity found during inspection.
Oct 14, 2021
STS Fall Town Hall Meeting 2021
Year 2021 is a pivoting year for STS, and our figures are already getting close to our yearly target. We have already hit our annual inspection record and brought several new services to the market.
Oct 8, 2021
STS Speaks at Solar and Storage Finance USA 2021
STS has launched more than 6 months ago the Sustainable Supply Chain Program where module buyers across the globe join forces, share costs, and defined common requirements to evaluate the level of maturity of their suppliers.
Jun 21, 2021
STS was invited to speak at this webinar "Ask Mayfield Anything-Data-Drive Risk Mitigation For Solar Assets"
We recommend 100% BOM control, and performing low-light level tests on every lot manufactured.
Jun 2, 2021
STS was invited by PV Tech to present its approach and findings regarding supply chain traceability.
To mitigate the risks of the supply chain, STS encourages their customers to follow best practices for PV module procurement: Assessment, Qualification, and Control.
May 11, 2021
SEIA released Solar Supply Chain Traceability Protocol 1.0 co-authored by STS
On April 29, SEIA released the "Solar Supply Chain Traceability Protocol 1.0", co-authored by STS, to help solar business stakeholders navigate the ethical and sustainable procurement of solar products.
Apr 29, 2021
STS Speaks at SEIA Webinar on The Solar Industry’s Commitment to an Ethical Supply Chain: New Tools & Resources
Frédéric Dross from STS presented the Protocol and answered some of the most common questions about it.
Dec 17, 2020
Q4-2020 STS Public Webinar- “Navigating Today’s PV Module Trends through Upstream and Downstream Vetting”
This public webinar focuses on both the value and risks associated with large modules technology trend and how they may distribute along the value chain, with RETC and Clearway as the special content contributors.
May 13, 2020
STS RELEASES ADDENDUMS TO STS-STD-PVM1:2018© TO ADDRESS RECENT PV CELLS AND MODULES TECHNOLOGIES
As the leader in PV Module conformity assessment and technical advisor, STS announces the release of two new addendums to its first industry standard for PV Modules manufacturing and dispatch approval - STS-STD-PVM1:2018© on May 13, 2020.
Apr 14, 2020
STS Inspected 5.4 GWp of PV Modules Manufacturing and Dispatch in 2019
As the leader in PV modules conformity assessment and technical solutions, STS has achieved over 5 GWp of PV modules manufacturing and dispatch inspection in 2019, far exceeding its previous inspection target. To add up, STS has totally conducted over 15 GWp of PV modules pre-dispatch inspection for over 400 projects that have been installed in over 30 countries.
Jun 14, 2019
STS Becomes the First Inspection Body Internationally Accredited to Carry out PV Modules Pre-Shipment Inspection
Senergy Technical Services (Shanghai) Co., Ltd, the industry leader in PV modules quality control,
announces today that is has obtained ISO17020:2012 accreditation.