It is also possible to become pasive member of the Global Solar Certification Network. Passive members can participate as observers in network meetings and have access to most documents. Any interested party may participate as non-voting passive member with reduced fee (and services). This could be:
certification bodies considering becoming active members
testing laboratories considering becoming active members
inspection bodies considering becoming active members
manufacturers considering utilizing the system
industry associations wanting to gather information
To cover the administration of the Global Solar Certification Network (GSCN), annual fees apply for the participating bodies and for manufacturers/distributors re-using test and inspection reports.