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  • 14 July 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. […]

  • 17 October 2017

    DNV GL has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Taiwanese stakeholders to collaborate on offshore wind testing and certification to drive the expansion and facilitate the development of offshore wind in Taiwan.

  • 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 September 2016
    Authorities, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    DNV GL has awarded innogy SE the project certificate for its 295MW Nordsee Ost offshore wind farm at this year’s WindEnergy Hamburg exhibition. The certification was carried out according to the German Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH – Bundesamt für Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie) standard, and covers all stages of the project development from design […]

  • 20 January 2016

    DNV GL has awarded Siemens with final type certification for its new 7MW offshore wind turbine, confirming full IEC-61400-22 compliance ahead of schedule. According to DNV GL, it was crucial for Siemens Wind Power that the newly developed SWT-7.0-154 is IEC Type Certified and reached the market on time, as demand for offshore turbines to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 January 2013

    DNV will open a new Strategic Research Unit at DNV KEMA’s global headquarters in Arnhem, the Netherlands, which will focus exclusively on the further development of smart grids and super grids. Smart grids and super grids are key elements and a prerequisite to integrate large-scale renewable energy in the future energy system. The opening of […]

  • 16 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    DNV GL, the world’s leading ship classification society and one of the world’s leading risk and sustainability service providers, is celebrating a double milestone: The Foundation DNV’s 150th anniversary and DNV GL’s first year as a merged company. “This year marks 150 years of proud past for the Foundation Det Norske Veritas and that in […]

  • 15 July 2020
    Authorities, R&D

    The Taiwanese government has, in cooperation with DNV GL and other classification societies and research centres, launched the Taiwan Offshore Wind Project Certification Alliance (TOWPCA) to promote the localization of its offshore wind sector. The Bureau of Standards, Metrology and Inspection (BSMI), the administrative agency of the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA), launched TOWPCA with […]

  • 22 October 2015

    The concept of using wind power for offshore oil and gas applications is one step closer to realisation, DNV GL informed today. WIN WIN, a DNV GL-led joint industry project (JIP), is running with the following seven participants: ExxonMobil, ENI Norge, Nexen Petroleum UK Ltd, Statoil, VNG, PG Flow Solutions, and ORE Catapult. Initial DNV […]

  • 18 September 2014
    Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    New DNV GL guidelines and practices ensure safe connection of offshore wind to the transmission grid using High Voltage DC technology. DNV GL has together with the Swedish Transmission Research Institute (STRI) and ten industry players developed a methodology for technology qualification of offshore High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) technologies through a joint industry project. […]

  • 6 August 2014
    R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    A new concept conceived by twelve selected students in the DNV GL Summer Project makes a case for wave-powered desalination to help address global water scarcity challenges. Developed over the past two months by twelve cross-disciplinary fourth-year students, the concept, dubbed Ocean Oasis, is an environmentally friendly off-grid system. It comprises of a wave energy […]

  • 27 September 2018
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    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.

  • 15 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    DNV Group CEO Henrik O. Madsen says 2012 can be characterised as “a year of financial uncertainty and rapid technological change” which has led to an increasing complex risk environment for customers and, in turn, a continued demand for DNV’s technology and risk management services.  “The need to manage technical, societal and business risks is […]

  • 29 November 2010
    Grid Connection, Technology

    DNV will certify an offshore wind converter station being built by grid operator TenneT in the German sector of the North Sea. DNV will provide full approval services for the design, manufacture, installation and commissioning of the high voltage direct current (HVDC) converter station DolWin alpha which will be located some 60 kilometres offshore close […]

  • 1 August 2014

    Jacob Ruiter has started as Director Benelux for DNV GL-Energy (previously known as KEMA). In his new function he will be responsible for the services of 500 energy experts in the Netherlands and Belgium. Jacob started his career at Schlumberger in Africa and had various management positions at Weatherford, Lloyd’s Register and Essent. In the […]

  • 21 November 2013
    R&D, Technology

    The teams of Sound & Sea Technology Inc, AXYS Technologies Inc, and DNV GL Inc have announced the award of a contract from the U.S. Navy for the validation of an offshore floating LiDAR wind resource assessment system. Sound & Sea Technology (SST) will provide overall management of the program, coordination with the Navy, ocean […]

  • 8 November 2016
    Authorities, Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    DNV GL has awarded Vattenfall with a final statement of compliance for its DanTysk offshore accommodation platform recently installed in the North Sea. This is the first offshore platform in the North Sea to host up to 50 operation and maintenance staff members working at the 288MW DanTysk offshore wind farm. As the offshore wind […]

  • 29 May 2014
    Authorities, R&D, Technology

    AXYS Technologies Inc has completed pre-commissioning of a WindSentinel platform for the United States Navy project to validate an offshore floating LiDAR wind resource assessment system. AXYS teamed up with Sound & Sea Technology (SST) as well as DNV GL to secure the US Navy contract and supply the system. The LiDAR underwent an initial […]

  • 5 March 2019

    DNV GL has launched a joint industry project with ten commercial partners to develop a comprehensive methodology for blade rain erosion analysis (COBRA). DNV GL has partnered with Vestas, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, LM Wind Power, Ørsted, Mankeweicz, Akzonobel, Aerox-CEU, Polytech, Hempel and PPG, to take up the challenge of analysing the effect that rain […]

  • 19 December 2016

    Andrew Garrad, the co-founder of Garrad Hassan, the company that merged with GL in 2009 and then as GL Garrad Hassan merged with DNV in 2014, has announced he will retire from DNV GL on 23 December 2016. Garrad co-founded Garrad Hassan in 1984 and became President of GL Garrad Hassan after Germanischer Lloyd (GL) […]

  • 29 November 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    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.

  • 19 July 2016

    A new joint industry project (JIP) between fourteen global partners has been launched to develop a Recommended Practice for the coupled analysis of floating offshore wind turbines. Standardisation is a key milestone to guide the industry towards the development of reliable floating wind turbines, said DNV GL, the project leader. Guidance includes setting up minimum requirements […]

  • 6 June 2013

    A senior engineer with DNV has received a prestigious award for his thesis on offshore renewable energy. Philimon Gonidakis was named the recipient of Cranfield University’s Professor John Sharp Prize at a graduation ceremony on June 6. Philimon has just completed an MSc in Offshore and Ocean Technology at the university which was jointly funded […]

  • 21 November 2014

    Earlier this month, DNV GL hosted a three-day customer seminar on wind farm certification in Paris for the first time after the merger. France staged the premiere of this new seminar due to the French Government’s commitment to offshore wind and the recent public commitment to IEC standards. The seminar attracted participants from across the […]

  • 12 March 2019
    R&D, Technology

    The increasing penetration of wind and solar power in the years to come will make the hydrogen produced from renewable energy an affordable alternative by 2035, according to DNV GL’s new research paper. According to the report titled ”The economically viable use of green hydrogen”, green hydrogen will become an economic energy carrier to complement electricity and […]