29 Nov '14, 9am

Trina Solar Gets Carbon Footprint Verification For Its Solar PV Modules

The British Standards Institution (BSI) verified the carbon dioxide emissions emitted during the manufacturing of solar photovoltaic modules by Trina Solar . According to a press release issued by the company, the Carbon Footprint Verification, which is based on standards PAS 2050 and ISO 14067, is widely used as a means of quantifying the carbon footprint of a range of goods and services. The verification involves assessing the carbon footprint at various stages of a product’s life cycle, such as the acquisition of raw materials, the process activities phase, and packaging.

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2014/11/29/trina-solar-gets-carb...

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