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  • 10 February 2021
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    DNV GL has officially issued the project certificate to Vattenfall for its Horns Rev 3 offshore wind farm in Denmark. The certification covered the turbines including their support structure plus all the cabling connecting them to the offshore substation. Inspections were carried out over a three-year period and included surveillance of manufacturing, transportation and installation […]

  • 3 February 2021
    Contracts & Tenders

    DNV GL has won a contract for the operation of the FINO2 research platform in the German sector of the Baltic Sea, which will acquire data for the development of offshore wind energy projects. The contract award comes after Germany’s Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) re-issued the call for tenders in July 2020 […]

  • 1 December 2020

    Floating wind will account for 2 per cent of the world’s power supply by 2050 and its cost will drop some 70 per cent by that time. Still, a more comprehensive industry standards and risk management are required for the technology to scale, according to a new report from DNV GL. The report discusses how […]

  • 10 November 2020

    Classification society DNV GL has released the first integrated rule set for floating offshore wind structures. The newly developed DNV GL class rules for floating wind turbine installations, DNVGL-RU-OU-0512, apply standardized, well-proven maritime processes and apply them to floating wind, DNV GL said. “Floating offshore wind is poised to be one of the key technologies […]

  • 29 October 2020

    DNV GL has awarded aerodyn engineering with a statement of feasibility for its nezzy² double rotor floating wind turbine concept. According to DNV GL, this statement confirms that the floater is designed to state-of-the-art safety, quality and performance standards. It is said to allow aerodyn to secure investments and enter the next level of prototype […]

  • 26 October 2020
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) and DNV GL have entered into an agreement to jointly develop floating wind technology, including floating foundations and remote maintenance solutions. According to a press release from 26 October, the South Korean company decided to venture into designing and manufacturing this technology as there is an increasing demand for floating offshore […]

  • 8 October 2020
    Business & Finance

    Naval Energies has secured double certification from DNV GL for its floater Design Basis, as well as for all of its major design methods. According to Naval Energies, obtaining this certification demonstrates that the calculation and design methods are applicable for its semi-submersible floater technology and are aligned with DNV GL’s floating wind standard and […]

  • 8 October 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    PGE Baltica has hired DNV GL and DHI to assist in the development of the 1,498 MW Baltica 2 and the 1,045 MW Baltica 3 wind farms in the Polish Baltic Sea. DHI will be in charge of carrying out a meteorological and oceanographic (metocean) study for the two projects. The study will be performed […]

  • 7 October 2020
    R&D, Technology

    Chinese wind turbine manufacturer MingYang Smart Energy has signed an agreement with DNV GL for the Type Certification of MingYang’s new MySE11-203 offshore wind turbine. MingYang’s recently announced model has a rated power of 11 MW and a rotor diameter of 203 metres. The turbine’s 99-metre carbon-glass hybrid blades, MySE11-99A1, provide a swept area of […]

  • 2 October 2020
    Grid Connection

    Elia and 50Hertz have awarded DNV GL with a contract for certification and monitoring services for the offshore platforms that will be part of offshore grid connection projects in Belgium and Germany. Under the contract, the company will provide the services for offshore grid connections in the Belgian part of the North Sea (Elia) and […]

  • 15 September 2020
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Great Britain’s National Grid ESO has selected DNV GL as the lead partner in the Offshore Coordination Project, which will advise and shape the future national strategy for offshore grid development. The aim of the project is to review and recommend ways to improve how offshore wind farms are connected to the onshore transmission network.  […]

  • 5 June 2020
    Business & Finance

    DNV GL has signed a contract with Sing Da Marine Structure (SDMS), a wholly-owned subsidiary of China Steel Corporation (CSC), to provide support for jacket foundation manufacturing for offshore wind projects in Taiwan. DNV GL will provide SDMS with risk mitigation advice around technical, logistical, and quality during its jacket fabrication process. The deal also […]

  • 30 October 2019
    R&D, Technology

    DNV GL has completed an independent validation assessment of the Accurasea floating LiDAR offshore wind measurement device requested by EOLFI. The Accurasea floating LiDAR has now formally reached the pre-commercial maturity stage (Stage 2) on the Carbon Trust Offshore Wind Accelerator Roadmap for the Commercial Acceptance of Floating LiDAR Technology . This new system can […]

  • 3 October 2019

    DNV GL has awarded Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy with the Type Certificate for offshore for its SG 8.0-167 DD offshore wind turbine. The certificate confirms full compliance of the turbine design to the international wind turbine standard IECRE OD-501 and allows for immediate market implementation. The turbine will be installed in offshore wind parks worldwide […]

  • 24 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Goldwind has obtained the Type A certificate from DNV GL for its GW154/6.7MW offshore wind turbine. The certificate comes after Goldwind secured the Wind Turbine Type Approval Certificate issued by the China General Certification Center (CGC) for its new turbine. According to the Chinese company, with these two certificates in place, GW154/6.7MW became China’s first high-power offshore wind […]

  • 4 September 2019
    Grid Connection

    DNV GL and TenneT have signed a four-year framework agreement covering project certification of new high-voltage direct current (HVDC) substations in the German North Sea. The transmission system operator awarded DNV GL the contract following an independent EU tendering process. The agreement includes the certification of the planned DolWin5 converter platform which features a grid […]

  • 26 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    DNV GL Launches US Offshore Wind Certification OfficeDNV GL has established a renewables certification office in the U.S. to meet the demands for offshore wind certification services. DNV GL selected its office in Medford, Massachusetts, as the base for the U.S. Renewables Certification group, due to its proximity to Boston and New York City. The operations […]

  • 29 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    RPS Group has secured Level 2 certification from DNV GL for its Floating LiDAR technology. According to RPS, the certification qualifies the RPS Lidar 4.5 buoy type to collect bankable wind resource data for the development of offshore wind farms. The news comes after a six-month validation deployment of the buoy offshore Blyth in the UK, which, […]

  • 29 July 2019
    R&D, Technology

    DNV GL has invited wind energy stakeholders to join a new Joint Industry Project (JIP) to explore the potential of using light detection and ranging (LIDAR) to measure wind speed turbulence intensity (TI) for various applications in the wind industry. LIDAR is becoming the preferred technology for wind resource measurements, and various methods for deriving […]

  • 22 July 2019
    Business & Finance, R&D

    DNV GL has launched its first LiDAR verification site in Asia, located in the Jella Province in South Korea. According to DNV GL, LiDAR verification campaigns for Asian stakeholders previously had to be conducted at oversea sites, while they now have the opportunity to be done locally. “Previously, customers who wished to have their LiDAR verified had […]

  • 12 June 2019

    DNV GL has awarded Iberdrola with the project certificate for its Wikinger offshore wind farm in Germany. The certification covers all stages of the design assessment and implementation phase of the inter-array cables, as well as the turbines and offshore substation, including their support structures. DNV GL stated that the process was carried out according to the […]

  • 22 May 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    DNV GL has awarded Siemens Gamesa the project certificate for its Nissum Bredning offshore wind farm located in Thyborøn, in waters of north-western Denmark. The certification was carried out according to the Danish Executive Order No.73 (BEK 73) and covers all stages of the project development from site conditions assessment over design evaluation to commissioning. […]

  • 14 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Atlantique Offshore Energy, part of Chantiers de l’Atlantique, has secured certification from DNV GL for its SeeOs modular electrical substation concept for offshore wind farms. According to the company, the Certification Report and Statement of Compliance is a crucial step in approving the design of electrical offshore substations, validating the underlying assumptions and the studies executed so far which will […]

  • 8 May 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Training & Education

    Taiwan’s Bureau of Standards, Metrology and Inspection (BSMI) has contracted DNV GL to provide project certification training to help achieve the 5.5GW by 2025 offshore wind target. DNV GL is providing technical training to a local certification team consisting of CR Classification Society, Metal Industries Research & Development Centre (MIRDC) and Ship and Ocean Industries […]

  • 17 April 2019

    DNV GL has presented China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) with an Approval in Principle (AiP) certificate for a wind turbine shuttle design. Unlike other wind farm installation vessels, the WTS has a small waterplane area twin hull (SWATH) design, DNV GL said. This results in very low resistance at the design draught (16m) and excellent […]

  • 17 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    DNV GL has awarded the Arkona offshore wind farm in Germany with the project certificate that confirms safe and reliable power supply. The certificate confirms all relevant safety features and validates the technical and quality compliance with the German Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH – Bundesamt für Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie) standard requirements, DNV GL said. […]