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Opvius organic photovoltac technology receives CE approval

Graubner Industrie-Beratung and OPVIUS conclude successful joint project for CE marking of OPV modules

20 Apr 2017 | Editor

Opvius GmbH and Graubner Industrie-Beratung GmbH have worked together to jointly undertake a CE conformity assessment of Opvius OPV technology. During the CE conformity assessment procedure, numerous relevant aspects of the product were examined and checked with regard to the applicable regulations. The joint project declares the CE conformity of Opvius OPV technology.

Opvius considers that an important step in the commercialisation of organic photovoltaic technologies.

Opvius - Organic solar cells with CE approval

Figure: Opvius - Organic solar cells with CE approval

Vincent Wolf from Graubner Industrie-Beratung GmbH said, "CE marking is mandatory to enable the free movement of goods within the European Union. For this reason, especially in the case of new technologies such as Opvius OPV, it is important to do the necessary homework in good time." Vincent added, "The investigations carried out in advance were crucial to the evaluation of OPVIUS technology with regard to CE conformity."
Hermann Issa, Senior Director Business Development & Sales from Opvius, said, "We have been working for some time to underpin open questions by means of studies and research work which now allow us to conclude the evaluation procedure. This is an important step, as great care must be taken in particular regarding distribution to the end-customer. On behalf of our clients in industry, we want to safeguard this in good time."

CE Marking

CE marking was introduced to guarantee safe products for consumers in the European Union. As a result, a product may only be offered for sale in the European Economic Area if it conforms to the essential requirements of EU regulations governing the product in question. By applying CE marking, the manufacturer demonstrates that a product fulfils the relevant legal regulations and technical specifications. The overarching objective is the free movement of goods within the European Economic Area.

Source: Opvius

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About Opvius

Opvius GmbH (formerly Belectric OPV) is founded 2012 and situated in Nuremberg (R&D) and Kitzingen (Manufacturing Center at INNOPARK Kitzingen). OPVIUS develops and manufactures organic solar cells and focuses on the commercialization of customized OPV solutions. The company cooperates closely with established partners in the field of science, industry, energy production, electronics and architecture.

With over 100 customers and projects in more than 15 countries Opvius is one of the leading organic PV providers worldwide. Its position as a technical leader is the result of a high degree of vertical integration in the development and manufacturing processes. With our team of scientists, engineers and manufacturing experts we create customized OPV solutions for your application according to your requirements and thus make full use of the intrinsic advantages OPV offers.

Source: Opvius


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