Intertek Announces the Availability of a White Paper “Five Reasons PV Modules Fail Product Certification Testing the First Time”

Boxborough, MA, September 23, 2008 --( Intertek (LSE: ITRK), a global leader in testing, inspection and certification services, has announced the availability of a new white paper “Five Reasons PV Modules Fail Product Certification Testing the First Time.” The complimentary whitepaper provides practical information for PV module manufacturers to shorten their time to market.

“Because of the rapid growth of the Solar Power industry, improving time to market is a critical success factor,” stated Tony Dorta, Assistant Chief Engineer at Intertek. This white paper helps manufacturers understand and avoid the most common problems that cause PV modules to fail certification testing. This is a straight-forward, practical guide that will explain the most common difficulties and provide useful information to avoid errors in design and submission, saving manufacturers considerable time, cost and frustration. The paper is written for Validation Engineers; Design Engineers; Quality Engineers; Mfg/Production Engineers; Compliance Engineers; Safety Engineers and Product Managers involved in testing to PV modules to UL 1703.

Download the complimentary whitepaper at

For further information go to their web site

Visit them at SolarPower 2008, booth 1242.

Roy Strunin, Senior Marketing Manager
Telephone: (978) 263-2662


About Intertek
Intertek (ITRK.L) is a leading provider of quality and safety solutions serving a wide range of industries around the world. From auditing and inspection, to testing, quality assurance and certification, Intertek people are dedicated to adding value to customers' products and processes, supporting their success in the global marketplace. Intertek has the expertise, resources and global reach to support its customers through its network of more than 1,000 laboratories and offices and over 23,000 people in 110 countries around the world.
Roy Strunin
(978) 263-2662