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The Global Solar Certification Network (GSCN) held its 4th meeting in Freiburg, Germany, on the 6 and 7 March 2017.



The Global Solar Certification Network (GSCN) held its 4th meeting in Freiburg, Germany, on the 6 and 7 March 2017.

This meeting was done in combination with the 3rd IEA SHC Task 57 (Solar Standards & Certification) Expert meeting and the 22nd meeting of the Solar Keymark Network.

The GSCN started the process of gathering official members. There is still a limited number of members, though there are already several new applications being assessed. Considering the limited number of members at this stage, the mandate of the Board was extended for one more year, when it is expected that there will be a broader membership base, allowing for more participated election process.

The new version of the Working Rules, including some relevant updates on the annexes were discussed and approved. One important point discussed was the transformation of the GSCN into a non-profit organisation. This discussion shall continue but it seems a likely choice in the near for the future.

The new website (and the new link) was also presented:

A meeting of the GSCN is scheduled for Madrid, in March 2018. It is possible that an additional meeting takes place in Abu Dhabi, in conjunction with the Solar Heating and Cooling Conference, in November 2017.


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