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  • 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 […]

  • 29 August 2016
    Business & Finance, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    DNV GL has completed its due diligence work of the 111MW Nordergründe offshore wind farm in the German North Sea, reviewing and quantifying the technical risks of the project on behalf of the John Laing Group. John Laing commissioned DNV GL with the assessment and analysis of the project to make its investment decision and has […]

  • 7 May 2015

    DNV GL and Chinese Qualification Certification (CQC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in order to better support and guide manufacturers of wind turbines and key components through the local Chinese regulatory compliance process. The MoU is particularly focused on the new standards and regulations from China’s National Energy Administration (NEA) that will come […]

  • 26 July 2016
    Authorities, R&D, Technology

    DNV GL has independently reviewed and approved the latest version of Tekmar Energy’s patented TekLink Cable Protection System (CPS) and Bellmouth Accessories. The approval from DNV-GL encompasses the full range of Tekmar’s patented TekLink CPS and Bellmouths for both ‘J-tube’ and ‘J-tube less’ applications. To date Tekmar,  a cable protection systems specialist (CPS) for offshore wind […]

  • 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. […]

  • 20 May 2011

      On May 16, 2011, Korean government announced that Young-Kwang area, located at the south west coast of the Korean peninsula, is selected as the offshore wind turbine test bed. Through this test bed, Korean government will test the offshore wind turbine performance and attract investments from wind energy private sector. South Jeolla province will […]

  • 2 June 2017
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    The World Bank has selected a consortium of DNV GL, the China Renewable Energy Engineering Institute (CREEI) and the East China Investigation and Design Institute (ECIDI) to draft Offshore Wind Technical Standards in China.

  • 22 December 2011
    Business & Finance

    DNV and KEMA will form a world-leading energy consulting, testing and certification company that can drive the worldwide transition towards a safe, reliable, efficient and clean energy ecosystem. DNV KEMA will consist of all 1,800 KEMA employees and 500 employees from DNV’s renewable energy and sustainability activities. The new company will be led by Thijs […]

  • 16 November 2015

    DNV GL today unveiled Turbine.Architect, a new in-house software tool enabling turbine engineers and component developers to quickly calculate the impact of their technology on Levelised Cost of Energy (LCOE) for a realistic wind project. DNV GL will conduct the first public demonstration of Turbine.Architect’s capabilities at the annual European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) event […]

  • 20 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    Nina Skorupska (50) has been appointed member of the Supervisory Board of DNV KEMA Energy & Sustainability. Skorupska holds the position of Chief Technology Officer, and member of the Executive Board, of Essent. Including Nina Skorupska, DNV KEMA’s Supervisory Board now has six members. The other members are: Henrik Madsen, Chairman (Chief Executive Officer, DNV […]

  • 12 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    DNV GL has acted as technical advisor to a group of institutional lenders with their investment of the 659MW Walney Extension offshore wind farm.

  • 11 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Technology

    CPNL Engineering received a DNV GL status confirmation for its belmouths, monopile entry system and the regular cable protection system. This system used in 295MW Nordsee Ost offshore wind farm and nine other offshore projects has been reviewed by certification entity DNV GL, based on the recently obtained test results at the University of Exeter […]

  • 28 March 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    DNV GL has launched Twisties, a new joint industry project (JIP) aimed at standardising and improving offshore wind logistics.

  • 23 April 2014
    Grid Connection

    Nick Winser, president of ENTSO-E and Executive Director of National Grid will join panel of executive experts at DNV GL’s (formerly DNV KEMA) Utility of the Future Leadership Forum, to identify how utilities, regulators, and customers should prepare for the grid challenges ahead. The forum will be held on June 2-4, 2014, at The Grand […]

  • 28 November 2016

    Last week, Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s Bayard class crew transfer vessel (CTV) fleet received the International Safety Management (ISM) and Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) certification by DNV GL. The certificate was issued after an auditing process by DNV GL confirming all procedures and operations were compliant with the ISM code enabling the company to meet the […]

  • 11 March 2014

    DNV GL today announced the component certification of a pitch system for blade pitch control system supplier OAT Osterholz Antriebs Technik GmbH.  DNV GL’s team of engineering and certification experts has been working closely with OAT Osterholz Antriebs Technik in endeavouring the technical certification, which is globally valid. The pitch system has been certified for […]

  • 25 June 2013

      DNV has launched a significant revision to the rules for wind farm service vessels (WFSV) to improve the safety of these specialised vessels which are undertaking multiple roles further and further offshore. The announcement was made at the Seawork exhibition and forum which is taking place between 25 and 27 June in Southampton, UK. […]

  • 1 December 2015
    Authorities, Technology

    Global certification body DNV GL has awarded component certification to Spanish technology company Ingeteam for its new frequency converter – the DFM 3000 Ingecon® Wind – which can be integrated in on- and offshore wind turbines up to 3.5 MW. This is the first component certificate to be awarded by DNV GL according to its own […]

  • 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. […]

  • 15 February 2016

    DNV GL’s Materials Research Programme has published a new position paper that looks at the latest developments in materials and shows the need for establishing long term reliability of novel materials deployed in renewable energy systems. Attention has focused to a large extent on cost and efficiency and to a lesser extent on the key […]

  • 26 September 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    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.

  • 13 June 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    E.ON has awarded DNV GL with a project certification contract for the new Arkona offshore wind farm, which covers inspection phases from manufacturing, transport, installation, to the commissioning of the wind farm. Having worked on the project since 2014, DNV GL was initially appointed by E.ON for the full design assessment of the wind farm’s […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 March 2019
    Environment, R&D

    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 […]

  • 13 October 2014
    Training & Education

    DNV GL will soon hold one-day courses in Germany and Poland for offshore wind industry professionals who wish to acquire a comprehensive overview of the subject and to have the latest technology and issues clearly explained. Offshore wind resource and energy yield, wind turbine and support structure technology, installation logistics and operational activities will be covered, […]

  • 30 March 2012

      “The purchase of 12.5% shares in STRI (Swedish Transmission Research Institute) is a natural step in our drive to support both the electrification of the oil and gas industry, as well as the integration of renewable energy and the large investments in the power transmission sector,“ says Kjell Eriksson, Director of the Energy Programme […]