Renewables/Alternative Energy Sources

BSI has many renewable energy technical committees working on developing standards in areas such as wave and tidal energy converters, wind turbines, solar power, solid and liquid biofuels, and criteria for sustainable biomass.


Published standards:

BS EN 61400-25
Series for wind turbines

BS EN 61215:2005
Crystalline silicon terrestrial photovoltaic (PV) modules. Design qualification and type approval

DD CEN/TS 15234:2006
Solid biofuels. Fuel quality assurance

DD CEN/TS 15400:2006
Solid recovered fuels. Methods for the determination of calorific value

DD CEN/TS 15440:2006
Solid recovered fuels. Method for the determination of biomass content


Forthcoming standards:

BS EN Sustainably produced biomass for energy applications - related criteria and indicators (due 2012)

ISO on Sustainability criteria for bioenergy (due 2013)

BS IEC (x6) on Wave and Tidal Energy (3 due 2011, 3 due 2013)

BS IEC Small Wind Turbines (due 2011)

BS ISO on Biogas (due 2013)

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