Accredited Laboratories

Complementing its research and development activities, Fraunhofer ISE offers various testing and certification procedures to commercial enterprises and research institutes. At present, the Institute has two calibration and five test laboratories which are accredited:



CalLab PV Cells

Calibration of solar cells and mini PV modules



CalLab PV Modules

Calibration of photovoltaic modules



TestLab PV Modules

Measurements and tests for the design qualification and type approval of PV modules


Solar Thermal Technology

TestLab Solar Thermal Systems

We test solar collectors, components and complete systems. In addition, we provide support to our clients in developing their products.


Building Energy Technology

TestLab Solar Façades

We characterize transparent, translucent and opaque materials, inspect façade components and evaluate the energetic, thermal and optical properties of complete façades.


Energy System Technology

TestLab Power Electronics

The TestLab Power Electronics is accredited according to DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025 to perform studies on inverters and other components up to the megawatt range.


Building Energy Technology

TestLab Heat Pumps and Chillers

State of the art technology for developing, measuring and characterizing heat pumps and chillers, as well as their components