Webinar Slides: Smoothing the Path to Compliance with Lighting Global Quality Standards

The Lighting Global Quality Assurance team held a webinar featuring its new guide to compliance and the consumer-facing information requirements in the Lighting Global Standards on 11 April 2019.This session was tailored to marketing and communications professionals who may have limited familiarity with the Lighting Global program and the Quality Standards. During the webinar, the … Read More

Market Check Testing Policy

Market Check Testing verifies that the quality and performance of products sold in the market match the levels measured during Lighting Global program entry testing (using the Quality Test Method (QTM) and reported on Standardized Specification Sheets). The goal is to ensure the quality and performance of products in the market is consistent and matches … Read More

Lighting Global Standardized Specification Sheets Guidelines

The following document provides guidelines for creating Lighting Global Standardized Specification Sheets (SSS) that describe the characteristics of off-grid lighting products. The goal of the SSS is to provide clear, verifiable, and accurate information on quality and performance to potential buyers, with a focus on distributors and bulk purchasing agents. Qualification Standards and Targets To … Read More

Lighting Global Quality Standards: A Guide to Complying with Consumer-Facing Information Requirements

This compliance guide details the consumer-facing information that pico-solar and solar home system kit manufacturers must include in order to meet the Lighting Global Quality Standards. It is intended for marketing and communications professionals who may have limited familiarity with the Lighting Global Program and/or the Lighting Global Quality Standards.   On April 11, 2019, Lighting Global … Read More

Product Testing and Laboratory Eligibility Policy

This document explains how manufacturers can obtain valid test results for use by Lighting Global from a qualified test lab, as well as how a test laboratory can become approved to produce test results that will be accepted by the Lighting Global Quality Assurance (QA) program. Product Testing Process 1) Random Sampling (Quality Test Method … Read More

Non-Plug-and-Play Terminals Policy

This policy explains the requirements that must be met for a product with non-plug-and-play terminals to be eligible for the Lighting Global Quality Assurance (QA) program, and provides examples of acceptable and unacceptable terminals and connectors. For a product to be eligible for the Lighting Global QA program, all electrical connections, except for permanent connections … Read More

Pico-PV Quality Standards

Lighting Global maintains the Quality Standards, a set of off-grid lighting benchmarks that set a baseline level of quality, durability, and truth-in-advertising to protect consumers. These Standards apply to products with power up to and including 10 W. [Note: products with peak power ratings greater than 10 W and up to 350 W are held to … Read More

微型太阳能产品质量标准 (Pico-PV Quality Standards)

点亮全球项目使用产品质量标准来保护消费者权益。产品质量标准针对离网照明产品设定了产品质量、耐用性和广告真实性的基准要求。该质量标准适用于最大功率10W的产品。[注:功率大于10W但不超过350W的产品应根据太阳能家用系统质量标准来评估。如果功率介于11-15W的产品因其他项目规定,而需要依照微型太阳能产品质量标准进行测试,每项测试将多使用两个样本进行评估,并且产品需要同时符合太阳能系统以及微型太阳能产品质量标准。] 产品是否符合质量标准是根据实验室检测结果来判定的。实验室采用点亮全球产品质量测试方法(QTM)对产品进行测试。该测试方法来自于国际电工委员会IEC最新版本的技术标准(Technical Specification)62257-9-5。符合质量标准的产品将得到标准产品规格表(Specifications Sheet)和证书(Verification Letter),并会被发布在点亮全球的网站上: www.lightingglobal.org/products. 最新版本的质量标准可以从下面的链接下载。质量标准已经翻译成中文,但如果中文版本和英文版本有理解或释义上的出入,以英文版本为准。

Normes de qualité pico-PV (Pico-PV Quality Standards)

Lighting Global maintient les Normes de qualité, une suite des références qui établit un ensemble des niveaux de base de qualité, durabilité, et de la publicité non mensongère pour protéger les consommateurs. Ces Normes appliquent aux produits ayant une puissance jusqu’au 10 W inclus. [Remarque : Les produits ayant une puissance plus que 10W jusqu’au 350 … Read More

Solar Home System Kit Quality Standards

This document describes the Quality Standards for Solar Home System Kits, which set a baseline level of quality, durability, and truth in advertising to protect consumers. Kits covered by these Standards must have a peak power of 350 W or less and a DC voltage of 35 V or less. [Note, products 10 W and smaller are … Read More