A2LA Accredits Small Wind Certification Council

Allows International Recognition of SWCC Ratings

The Small Wind Certification Council (SWCC) has obtained ISO Guide 65 accreditation from the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) to certify small wind turbines to AWEA Standard 9.1-2009.

Accreditation to ISO Guide 65 ensures the universal recognition of SWCC turbine certifications worldwide, while ensuring that certification activities are conducted impartially, systematically and in a uniform manner. Guide 65 ensures that the resulting product certifications are consistent with international standards and based on objective testing.

A2LA’s accreditation of SWCC “demonstrates technical competence for a defined scope and the operation of a quality management system,” according to A2LA President & CEO Peter Unger.  Download the full press release