HelioVolt Gets Certification

Austin-based HelioVolt said Tuesday that it has received UL and IEC certification on a one of its thin-film solar modules, the HVC-170x. According to HelioVolt, the modules received ANSI/UL-1703, IEC-61646, and IEC-61730 certificatio via firm Intertek-ETL. The certifications are part of the requirements for commercial deployment of its products. Heliovolt has raised more than $200M to bring its thin film solar modules to the market; the company is aiming at the commercial rooftop and utility markets with its products.