Standards for off-grid PV systems

Standards for rural electrification

Standards for charge controllers

Standards for batteries

Pico PV & Solar Home Systems - Technical Requirements

Minimum Quality Standards - Conformance with the Minimum Quality Standards is evaluated based on results from laboratory testing according to the Quality Test Method (QTM) as defined by IEC/TS 62257-9-5.
The IEC Technical Specification on stand-alone lighting kits for rural electrification - IEC/TS 62257F9F5.
Universal technical standard for solar home systems - Thermie B SUP 995-96, EC-Directorate General for Energy, 1998, 2001.

Pico PV & Solar Home Systems - Test & Qualification Procedures

Integrating Sphere Measurement Part II: Calibration - This Technical Note is Part II in a three part series examining the proper maintenance and use of integrating sphere light measurement systems.
Calderon, A. et al., 2015, LED bulbs technical specification and testing procedure for solar home systems. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 41, pp. 506-520.
Narvarte, L. et al., 2001, Testing of fluorescent DC lamps for Solar Home Systems. Progress in Photovoltaics: Research and Applications, Volume 9, Issue 6, pages 475-489, November/December 2001.
Camino-Villacorta, M. et al. 2009, MPPT Charge Controllers Characterization: Definition of Parameters and Test Procedures. 24th EUPVSEC, 21-25 September 2009, Hamburg, Germany.
Echbarthi, I. et al. 2008, New Test Procedure to Evaluate Battery & Charge Controller Used in Stand-Alone Photovoltaic (PV) Systems, 23rd EUPVSEC, 1-5 September 2008, Valencia, Spain.
Diaz, P., Lorenzo, E., 2001, Solar home system battery and charge regulator testing. Progress in Photovoltaics: Research and Applications, Volume 9, Issue 6, pages 363-377, November/December 2001.

Standardisation & Quality Links

IEC TC82 - IEC Technical Committee 82,
Solar photovoltaic energy system.
IEEE SCC21 - IEEE SCC21 Standards Coordinating Committee on Fuel Cells, Photovoltaics, Dispersed Generation, and Energy Storage.