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Important notification regarding photovoltaic (solar) panels sold under the trade name Advanced Solar Photonics (ASP) on behalf of Bluechip Energy LLC

On February 13, 2013, the Florida Solar Energy Center revoked its module registration of ASP modules, having discovered that documentation asserting Underwriters Laboratories (UL) testing was not substantiated by UL. (more on this story)

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FSEC is one of the nation's leading certification and testing laboratories for solar products and equipment. The center’s expertise is based on over 30 years experience conducting solar energy testing and certifications and our relationships with associations such as the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), the National Association of State Energy Offices (NASEO), the Solar Rating & Certification Corporation (SRCC), and the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO).

FSEC is an ISO 17025 accredited test facility through the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA).  This accreditation confirms our competency at performing tests that are listed on our scope. 

FSEC certifies products for quality, system design, and energy performance based the standards developed from decades of experience and inputs from the solar energy system stakeholders.


FSEC offers testing and certification services for thermal and photovoltaic equipment.

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