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CSA Group is a global provider of product testing, certification and verification services for electronic, plumbing, gas-fired, mechanical and many other product areas. CSA Group includes CSA Standards, a leading North American standards development organization and OnSpeX, providing performance testing and other services to assist manufactures along the supply chain. For more, visit


The Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems (ISE), located in Freiburg, Germany is the largest solar energy research institute in Europe, with over 1,100 employees. Its R&D focuses on photovoltaics, power electronics, smart grids, energy efficient buildings, solar thermal technology and hydrogen technology. Fraunhofer ISE is a member of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, the leading organization for applied research in Europe. For more, visit


Fraunhofer USA, Inc. is a non-profit applied research organization with six research centers that collaborate with major universities throughout the U.S. The Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems (CSE), located in Boston, MA, is an applied research and development laboratory dedicated to the commercialization of clean energy technologies, focusing on photovoltaics, building energy efficiency, and smart grid technologies. For more, visit