UL offers comprehensive testing, certification, assessment and planning solutions for the established and emerging energy marketplaces.
We enable safety and accelerate innovation.
UL was there when lightning was captured in a bottle and watched as its light covered the world. Since that time, the energy that has lit our homes and powered our everyday lives has helped us reach farther than we ever thought possible. UL has partnered with pioneers across every industry to make sure safety is always in step with innovation, including the future-focused Renewable Energy Market. The UL team works diligently with renewable energy innovators to protect this generation and the next, all while inspiring the search for the next great innovative leap.
From gas and oil and renewable energy solutions (PV/solar, wind and smart grids) to utilities, batteries/energy storage, inverters, fuel cells and power options for e-mobility vehicles, UL fully supports our customers’ drive to bring safer products and services to the marketplace.
UL’s proven expertise in safety science and engineering enables us to serve the entire energy industry, from traditional power sources to the newest solutions. Our extensive, flexible service portfolio covers all of our customers’ core business needs, such as research and development, global market access, installation and end use.
Setting the standard: The benefits of working with UL For over a century, UL has partnered with key stakeholders in the energy industry. These legacy organizations are now the key drivers of current product innovation and industry maturation.
We are active members in industry associations and standards working groups. We work regularly with manufacturers, universities and research institutes to identify changing needs, new technologies, and the potential impact of innovations on UL Standards creation and development.
Our energy and industrial solutions team members are frequently invited to speak at conferences and stakeholder meetings and to work with the industry on technology development, product innovation, and studies gauging product safety and performance.
We also work closely with Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJs), regulatory officials and government representatives to understand the changing market landscape.
UL’s global presence enables us to deliver localized services to our customers, while providing the information and services that they need to gain accelerated access to markets around the world.
Browse pertinent UL thought leadership to help you find the research and insights that matter for your business.
IEC / UL 61730 - The New Harmonized Standard For Safety
Programmable Logic Controllers And IEC 61010-2-201
Achieving Increased Reliability In Photovoltaic Installations
Data Security Concerns For The Electric Grid
Powering The New Generation Of Electric Vehicles: Issues And Challenges
Product Energy Efficiency And The US Energy Star Program
Product Safety Issues For Smart-Enabled Appliances In The U.S.
Sustainable Energy Journal, Issue 2
Sustainable Energy Journal, Issue 1
PID Susceptibility Testing
UL is a global center of collaboration for the hazardous locations community. We have over 100 years of experience working with all HazLoc stakeholders and provide extensive services to cover the full range of industry needs.
Whether our customer’s target market is one country or the entire world, UL provides a complete global market access solution customizable to meet the customer’s needs. Our worldwide presence, network of experts, participation in global certification schemes and close cooperation with other organizations around the world translate to cost savings and faster time-to-market.