7 May 2021
As from now, TÜV Rheinland and the svt Group of Companies will work together in the field of battery and materials testing for battery storage systems. One major focus will be on batteries for electric vehicles. Under the new cooperation, the internationally operating svt Group of Companies, a specialist business for passive fire protection based in Seevetal near Hamburg (Germany), and the global testing services provider TÜV Rheinland are pooling their expertise. The experts of TÜV Rheinland will bring in their extensive experience in battery testing and certification, while the specialists of svt will contribute their expertise in technical fire protection. Together they will strive to support clients in the evolution of fire protection solutions for battery storage systems. The collaborative testing activities are also designed to enhance the protection of battery storage systems by technical means, such as hardware and software precautions capable of protecting battery storage systems from external impact.