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  • 20 July 2016

    ELA Container Offshore GmbH has obtained the DNV 2.7-2 certification for its offshore accommodation containers for the offshore wind and oil and gas industries. The latest modules are now certified according to DNV 2.7-2, an international standard of requirements for offshore service modules and living quarter containers. The DNV 2.7-2 certification addresses key safety aspects required […]

  • 20 September 2018
    R&D, Technology

    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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    DNV GL’s project FORCE (For Reduced Cost of Energy) has identified potential savings of at least 10% of the cost of offshore wind energy, if an integrated approach to four market-ready technologies is adopted. The cost savings identified by the FORCE team could be exploited by industry right now if industry shifts to collaborative design, […]

  • 16 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Following the recent merger between DNV and GL, DNV GL has launched a new global brand. “In defining our new identity as DNV GL, our company’s vision of making a ‘global impact for a safe and sustainable future’ has never been more relevant than it is today,” says Henrik O. Madsen, President & CEO, DNV […]

  • 28 February 2014
    R&D

    DNV GL kicked off its 150th anniversary year with an event in Singapore for more than 500 customers, employees and stakeholders, together exploring insights and actions necessary to achieve its vision of ‘global impact for a safe and sustainable future’. Can the shipping industry cut fatality rates by 90 per cent? Why should business help […]

  • 29 February 2012

    DNV and KEMA have obtained the necessary regulatory clearances to create a world-leading consulting and testing & certification company for the global energy sector: DNV KEMA Energy & Sustainability (DNV KEMA). The new company begins its operations as of today, 29 February 2012, and is led by CEO Thijs Aarten. With over 2,300 experts in […]

  • 16 May 2017
    R&D

    DNV GL has invited industry partners to start a Joint Industry Project (JIP) for improving the collection and assessment of site conditions data for offshore wind farms.

  • 17 September 2015
    Technology

    DNV GL has awarded ABB Switzerland with component certification for its latest generation main frequency converter. The PCS6000 medium voltage wind converter has been developed specifically for use in offshore wind turbines and is available for capacities up to even 12MW offering a future-proof solution. The certificate has been presented by Mike Wöbbeking, Head of […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    DNV GL and the wind turbine blade manufacturer Sinoma signed a partnership agreement for certification of Sinoma’s products to improve the reliability and quality of blades manufactured in China. Certification ensures that turbines that use blades produced by Sinoma comply to international safety and reliability standards throughout their lifespan, in onshore and offshore wind applications. […]

  • 25 May 2011

      In order to enhance flexibility and speed with regards to type certification, DNV is introducing a new ‘Special Level’ Type Certificate for wind turbines. It differs with respect to the Type Certificate according to IEC 61400-22 in that blade fatigue testing will not be required. The Special Level Type Certification will provide DNV’s clients […]

  • 2 April 2015

    The World Energy Council (WEC) has welcomed DNV GL as the newest member of its Global Partner programme. DNV GL delivers testing, certification and advisory services to the energy value chain including renewables and energy efficiency. Its expertise spans onshore and offshore wind power, solar, conventional generation, transmission and distribution, smart grids, sustainable energy use, […]

  • 7 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    DNV has, as part of a strategic partnership with StormGeo, acquired the right to purchase 22,7 % of StormGeo’s shares through a mutually convertible capital issue. The core focus of StormGeo will remain within the fields of oil exploration, renewable energy as well as shipping, media and aviation. Following strong growth since inception in 1998, […]

  • 21 June 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    DNV GL has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with China’s Goldwind International to develop a new portfolio asset management platform to support Goldwind’s international offshore and onshore wind market operations.

  • 25 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Technology

    DNV GL has awarded Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy with the Type Certificate for its 8MW offshore wind turbine SWT-8.0-154.

  • 1 July 2011
    R&D, Technology

      A2LA’s accreditation for power quality testing of wind turbines is in accordance with ISO/IEC 17025:2005 for power quality testing per the IEC 61400-21 power quality testing standard for wind turbines. Only a handful of organizations worldwide have achieved accreditation in this area; DNV is the only private company in the U.S. to have successfully […]

  • 21 August 2014

    DNV GL (uniting DNV, KEMA, Garrad Hassan and GL Renewables Certification) will offer key insights into the most pressing issues facing the energy industry today and in the future at the CIGRE session for electric power systems in Paris between the 25th and 29th of August 2014 (stand number 355). “At a time of great […]

  • 30 August 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    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.

  • 5 December 2013

    The Scottish Government’s Director-General for Enterprise, Environment and Digital, Graeme Dickson, yesterday opened a new Scottish Head Office for recently merged DNV GL Energy. The new office represents a vote of confidence in the future of energy and renewables in particular in Scotland at time of considerable regulatory change in the sector. Speaking on behalf […]

  • 8 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Energy and sustainability advisory company DNV KEMA, the energy arm of DNV, has appointed the former President of Sweco Norway to the post of Scandinavia regional manager. Vibecke Hverven joins DNV KEMA on 1 December with more than seven years of experience as President of Sweco Norge, a leading multidisciplinary consultancy company in the field […]

  • 29 April 2014
    R&D

    DNV GL has updated the Worldwide Offshore Accident Databank (WOAD), the world’s leading repository of offshore accident information. The latest update to WOAD adds over 300 new accident records bringing the dataset up to the Hercules 265 blowout on 23rd July 2013. With records of 6451 accidents occurring to 3795 operating units, WOAD continues to […]

  • 26 August 2014

    DNV GL (uniting DNV, KEMA, Garrad Hassan and GL Renewables Certification), has together with STRI (the Swedish Transmission Research Institute) and ten industry players developed a methodology for technology qualification of offshore HVDC technologies through a joint industry project. As offshore wind farms are being built farther from the coast and more offshore oil and […]

  • 11 April 2013

    Jacking gears are by definition the most characteristic systems of self-elevating units and jack-ups. However, this gear remains often neglected on board, with a high potential for dire consequences. In order to achieve higher availability, reduce the risk of gear failure and lower the life cycle cost, DNV is inviting the industry to participate in […]

  • 28 May 2015

    The Board of Directors of DNV GL Group has appointed Remi Eriksen as the company’s new Group President & CEO. He is succeeding Henrik O. Madsen, who is retiring on 1 August. Since October 2014, the Board of Directors has undertaken an extensive executive search and selection process to find and appoint the new DNV […]

  • 11 September 2013

    DNV GL will be the world’s largest ship and offshore classification society to the maritime industry, a leading provider of technical assurance and risk management services to the oil & gas industry and a leading expert in wind and power transmission and distribution. DNV GL also takes the position as one of the top three […]

  • 21 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The global certification company for renewable energy services DNV GL has been re-accredited by the German accreditation body Deutsche Akkreditierungsstelle GmbH (DAkkS). This allows DNV GL to conduct conformity assessment of wind turbines and their components, wind farm projects and their assets, small, medium and large wind turbines, on- and offshore technology, ocean energy converters and […]