SunSpec Alliance Certification

SunSpec Alliance Certification

PCTEST Authorized by SunSpec Alliance as an Authorized Test Laboratory (ATL)

PCTEST announces CA Rule 21 – Distributed Energy Resource (DER) certification requirement testing for:

  • Servers,
  • DER Clients, and
  • DER Aggregator Clients

The program provides conformance testing inherent in CA Rule 21 and IEEE 2030.5 (CSIP) Common Smart Inverter Profile DER interoperability, data communications and cybersecurity functionality standards.

Standardized operational requirements testing for solar and energy storage on the electric grid, including PV hazard control requirements of 2017 NEC, help reduce industry cost, promotes innovative technologies and supports safe and secure renewable energy products.

PCTEST is looking forward to providing our expertise to SunSpec’s Distributed Energy Resource (DER) member manufacturers and contributing to the efficiency and safety of renewable energy.

To receive more information regarding IEEE 2030.5-2018 (further defined by CA Rule 21) interconnection testing requirements and certifications for your smart Inverter product, contact