Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) recently extended BIS certification deadline of solar inverters by six months. The decision was taken after a meeting of stakeholder with the MNRE officials.
The new deadline BIS certification is June 30, 2019.
Solar inverter suppliers will be now allowed self-certification without submitting samples to test labs as the series guidelines for submitting samples to test labs are currently under preparation
MNRE in a statement said that “the issues related to testing of inverters (items 4-5) was discussed with industry and test labs recognized by BIS, it is hereby notified that the date of self- certification relaxation for these items stands extended by six months i.e. up to 30th June 2019 subject to the condition that such manufacturers should have valid IEC and test reports from international test labs corresponding to IS. These manufacturers will be allowed self-certification without submitting samples to test labs as the series guidelines for submitting samples to test labs are under preparation.”