CSA Group opens battery testing and also certification lab in Ohio

Nov 4, 2022 10:28 AM ET
  • Testing and also certification lab CSA Group opened its new Distributed Energy Resource Lab in Independence, Ohio. The new lab addresses an enhancing demand for the testing as well as certification of energy storage devices, charging tools, microgrid components, and also power conversion systems.
CSA Group opens battery testing and also certification lab in Ohio
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The 40,000 sq-ft advanced innovation lab will certainly provide CSA Group customers with an expanded collection of services, consisting of electrical as well as functional safety and security evaluation, megawatt fire testing, ecological simulation, energy performance verification, cybersecurity evaluation, grid interoperability evaluation, and performance testing.

Opening of the new Distributed Energy Resource Lab expands CSA Group's existing energy storage space evaluation, testing and also certification capabilities already established in The United States and Canada, Europe as well as China. The new lab is accredited to review and also certify items to a wide range of requirements, providing both new participants to the marketplace and the market's largest gamers the resources required to launch their items in North America and also global markets.

Independence, Ohio, has been home to CSA Group's U.S. headquarters because 1969 and was picked as the place of the new lab as a result of its proximity to several customers in the distributed energy resource sector.

" With more industries looking for to decarbonize, the demand for energy storage as well as microgrid items remains to enhance, and so does the need for testing, evaluation as well as certification services to assist suppliers demonstrate the safety and security, performance as well as performance of these products," claims David Weinstein, President as well as Chief Executive Officer, CSA Group. "CSA's certification marks are among one of the most popular as well as widely accepted marks for battery as well as electric products in North America. With this new Distributed Energy Resource Lab, we intend to meet the needs of makers for many years to come. When making the new lab, we did so in close assessment with our technological specialists, customers as well as sector thought-leaders, with the goal of giving our customers with the solutions needed to bring innovative products to a worldwide market."

In conjunction with the opening of the new facility, CSA Group introduced a $10,000 donation to the Kiwanis Club of Independence, a company committed to serving the regional community via different solution as well as fundraising projects focused on boosting the globe one kid at once.

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