Grid tied inverter test laboratory

The division can undertake all the testing which are mandatory for inverter manufacturers for registration under Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS).  With the addition of 500 kW testing facility to the division, CPRI has become the largest grid tied inverter testing hub for India. Few major testing activities associated with the laboratory are,

  • IS/ IEC 61683:1999(Reaffirmed 2015): - Photovoltaic systems- Power conditioners -Procedure for measuring efficiency.
  • IS 16221-1: 2016/ IEC 62109-1:2010: - Safety of power converters for use in photovoltaic power systems- Part 1: General requirements.
  • IS 16221-2:2015/ IEC 62109-2:2011: - Safety of power converters for use in photovoltaic power systems- Part 2: Particular requirements for inverter.
  • IS 16169:2014/ IEC 62116:2008: - Test procedure of islanding prevention measures for utility- interconnected photovoltaic inverters.

Combining the flexibility of the sophisticated test facility and the expertise in the field, customized testing requirement for the industry can be easily met.

Contact Details

Sudhir Kumar R,
Joint Director / HOD
Energy Efficiency &
Renewable Energy Division
Phone :+ 080 22072368
Mob: +91 9480619142
Email: sudhir@cpri.in