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Solar Keymark & Certification issues: the Solar Keymark Network point of view – Webinar

6. June 2019 @ 16:30 - 17:30
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The Solar Keymark - CEN Keymark Scheme

Solar Keymark Network (SKN) would like to update you about the possibilities to participate actively in his network. SKN is the assembly of the certification bodies, testing laboratories and representatives of industry active in the field of solar thermal technology. The main task of the SKN is the continuous improvement of the scheme rules and to resolve all kinds of technical and administrational issues (www.solarkeymark.org).

All certification bodies and testing laboratories are required to become members, but the network only has a few regular industry representatives from Austria, Germany, Switzerland, Greece, Denmark, Spain and the Netherlands. Regrettably, manufacturers from other countries are not represented in the SKN.

SKN invites you to seize this chance to actively participate in the SKN decision-making processes. This could be done either through your national solar thermal association (preferably) or directly through your company. Being a member of the SKN is free of charge, but regular participation and engagement are expected. For your information, two meetings take place every year – one face-to-face meeting in March and one virtual (web) meeting in October.

Please send your nominations or questions to drosou@cres.gr and andreas.bohren@spf.ch 

We take this opportunity to remind you that experts, such as your company, participate in developing the EN and ISO standards which are used as a basis for the Solar Keymark certification, for the Ecodesign and Energy Labelling, and for many subsidy schemes or tax reduction schemes.

To participate in shaping these standards, you may want to become a member of the national mirror committees of the standardisation organisation CEN/TC 312 and/or ISO/TC 180. If you need support on that, please ask our expert Vassiliki Drosou (drosou@cres.gr).

List of current industry members/country/contact:

Country Name Association / Company Contact
Austria Harald Poscharnig Austriasolar / GreenOneTec harald.poscharnig@greenonetec.com
Greece Costas Travassaros EBHE / Prime laser Technology ctravasaros@primelasertech.gr 
Switzerland Hanspeter Weiss Swissolar / Ernst Schweizer AG Hanspeter.Weiss@ernstschweizer.ch
Germany Christian Stadler ESTESC/ Arcon Sunmark chs@arconsolar.com 
Germany Thomas Althaus BSW / Ritter Energie- und Umwelttechnik GmbH & Co. KG T.Althaus@ritter-gruppe.de
Spain Oscar Mogro ASIT / BDR Thermea oscar.mogro@bdrthermea.com 
Netherlands Gerard van Amerongen Holland Solar /
vA Consult


In order to introduce you further the work of the Solar Keymark Network and CEN/TC 312, a webinar will be held on the Thursday 6th June 2019 from 16:30 to 17:30 CET. Please make sure you register to the following link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/32457977946050562

Moreover, the Solar Keymark Network issues a bi-monthly newsletter with more information about standardisation and certifications. If you are interested in receiving this  newsletter, please consult the following link: http://eepurl.com/cHMyXj

Should you have any question, please contact the Solar Keymark Secretariat at sk@solarheateurope.eu.


Date: 6. June 2019
Time: 16:30 - 17:30


Venue Name: Webinar


Organizer Name: Solar Heat Europe