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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 […]
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. […]
DNV GL is set to undertake a third-party verification study of Equinor’s Hywind Tampen floating wind farm in Norway, the world’s first expected to power oil platforms. The independent verification study will ensure that the wind turbines comply with the applicable codes and standards for floating offshore wind, DNV GL said. In addition, the study […]
DNV GL is inviting wind industry stakeholders to join a new project dedicated to developing recommended practice on turbine design methodologies for cyclones and earthquakes. The aim of the Alleviating Cyclone and Earthquake Challenges for Wind Farms (ACE) Joint Industry Project is to develop a new guide to alleviate wind turbine structures from the impacts of cyclones […]
DNV GL has awarded the University of Malta’s new offshore energy storage system with a Statement of Feasibility certificate. Before the allocation, the Floating Liquid-piston Accumulator using Seawater under Compression (FLASC) concept underwent a high-level study, including an assessment of technical and commercial feasibility. According to DNV GL, the certificate confirms the technology to be feasible and thus suited for […]
DNV GL Denmark A/S has won a contract to provide the certification of site studies for the Hollandse Kust (west) and Ten Noorden van de Waddeneilanden wind farm zones in the Dutch North Sea. The contracting authority, the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate, the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO.nl), plans to conclude a contract for the certification […]
The Danish Government has appointed DNV GL CEO Ditlev Engel as Denmark’s special envoy for Climate and Energy until the end of September 2019.
DNV GL has completed a lenders’ technical due diligence on the 25MW Windfloat Atlantic floating wind farm project in Portugal.
Europe has led the development of offshore wind over the past decades. Producing, researching and innovations have led to ever-increasing wind turbines up to 12MW and faster installation methods.
DNV GL has completed the installation of the 320kV high-voltage direct current gas insulated switchgear (GIS) prototype at its KEMA High Voltage DC Laboratory in Arnhem, Netherlands, as part of the PROMOTioN project.
Independent energy advisory and certification body DNV GL has completed a lenders’ technical due diligence on Ørsted’s 1.2GW Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm.
DNV GL has been contracted by Transmission System Operator TenneT to deliver the complete project certification for two offshore substations (OSS) for the Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind farms in the Dutch North Sea.
Bernhard Schulte Offshore GmbH, Ulstein and DNV GL have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the classification of a new offshore wind farm service vessel of the Ulstein SX 195 design type.
International certification body DNV GL has issued a revised standard for the design of floating wind turbine structures and a new guideline for the certification of floating wind turbines. The technical standard for the design of floating wind turbine structures, DNV GL-ST-0119, and the new service guideline for the certification of floating wind turbines, DNVGL-SE-0422 […]
DNV GL has acquired GridLab, a Germany-based provider of power grid training, seminar and studies, from 50Hertz’s holding company Eurogrid International.
Huadong Engineering Corporation, which plans to set up a 1.1GW wind farm off China’s Jiangsu Province, has contracted DNV GL to support feasibility studies for the project’s HVDC offshore substation, first of its kind in China.
DNV GL has completed the final reports in the four-year Facilitating Offshore Wind in India (FOWIND) project focused on identifying the potential for offshore wind development in the states of Gujarat and Tamil Nadu.
Altitec has received a Training System Certificate by DNV GL for its Rotor Blade Repair and Inspection Training course held at the Altitec Academy in London, UK.
DNV GL has appointed Peter Brun as Global Offshore Wind Segment Leader. At the new position, Brun will be responsible for alliance building, stakeholder management and promoting offshore wind development. Brun held the role of Vice Chairman at WindEurope (former EWEA) and Global Wind Energy Council between 2009 and 2013, and was the Chairman of the Danish […]
Ørsted has awarded DNV GL Danmark A/S with a contract to provide project certification services and evaluate whether the assessment of the site conditions at the Borssele 1 and 2 offshore wind zone has been carried out and documented adequately.
DNV GL has acted as technical advisor to a group of institutional lenders with their investment of the 659MW Walney Extension offshore wind farm.
DNV GL has advised Partners Group on technical risks in its investment in the 730MW Borssele III & IV offshore wind farms in the Netherlands.
DNV GL has awarded Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy with the Type Certificate for its 8MW offshore wind turbine SWT-8.0-154.
MHI Vestas Offshore Wind and DNV GL have formed an alliance with Singapore- and Vietnam-based partners to develop multi-phased, utility-scale wind projects offshore Southern Vietnam.
DNV GL has launched WindGEMINI, its first online digital twin tool said to enable better informed wind operation decisions by giving wind farm owners and operators insights into turbine condition and performance.
DNV GL has published a position paper on artificial intelligence (AI) in solar and wind energy industries, saying AI will increasingly automate operations over the next several years and boost efficiencies across the renewable energy sector.