UL certifies the photovoltaic products of SMA solar technology AG who wants to be successful with its technical products international, must be security certifications required in the respective markets. Also the management of SMA took into account that, as they were planning the entry into the United States at the end of the 1990s. SMA solar technology AG with its headquarters in the Northern Hesse Niestetal near the city of Kassel is one of the most important solar power companies in Europe and the world market leader for solar power inverters. dures to achieve this success. SMA is represented with eight offices on four continents and employs approximately 2,500 people. SMA works with Underwriters Laboratories (UL) in terms of certification for North America and Canada for about ten years. UL is an independent certification company for product safety with its headquarters in the United States, that develops standards for over a century and performs product tests. UL evaluates more than 19,000 types of products, components, materials and systems all over the world for ten years are also the Solar Inverter of SMA solar technology AG including.
The certifications of SMA products are the entry qualifications for the North American market, the United States and Canada, according to UL guidelines and accepted also in other global markets, such as South Korea. Through the long-term cooperation with UL, SMA has acquired a high degree of autonomy: SMA can today perform many checks in accordance with the standards and rules of UL. The SMA is a group of companies with subsidiaries and branches all over the world represent: in France, Italy, Spain, Greece, South Korea, China, Australia and the United States. in 2007, the SMA achieved a turnover of approximately EUR 330 million worldwide group. At a time of increasing awareness of the dangers of global warming and constantly increasing interest in clean energy without CO2 emissions, the impressive success of the SMA is group not about: solar inverters are a central component for each solar-power system.