1.1 This terminology pertains to the conversion of solar energy into other forms of energy by various means, including thermal absorption (i.e., solar thermal) and the photovoltaic effect (i.e., photovoltaics).
1.2 This terminology also pertains to instrumentation used to measure solar radiation.
1.3 This terminology also pertains to glass for solar energy applications.
1.4 Fundamental terms associated with electromagnetic radiation that are indicates as derived units in Standard are not repeated in this terminology.
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1.6 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.
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