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  • 30 June 2014

    DNV GL, a leading global energy advisory and testing authority, announced its GRIDSTOR Joint Industry Project, which aims to develop a recommended practice to drive the safe and secure implementation of grid-connected energy storage systems forward and to accelerate the integration of renewable energy sources into the grid. The global transition towards a sustainable energy […]

  • 6 May 2016
    Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    Renewable generation will become the safest investment choice in the power market and dominate power generation new builds in the next ten years, DNV GL predicts in its Technology Outlook 2025. DNV GL identified ten technology trends in materials, wind, solar, electricity storage, data-communications and power electronics that will unleash a ‘perfect storm,’ creating a new power […]

  • 16 June 2016
    Grid Connection, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    DNV GL Americas has entered into a contract with Phu Cuong Group (PCG) to deliver a feasibility study for a USD 435 million, 170MW Phu Cuong 1 nearshore wind farm project, the first in PCG’s planned series of similar projects along Vietnam’s southern coastline in Soc Trang province. PCG, a private firm majoring in real estate development […]

  • 12 March 2014

    DNV GL today announced the winner of its 3rd Annual Wind Energy Award at the EWEA 2014 in Barcelona. The prize is designed to promote young industry talent and help close skill gap in wind energy industry. The winning diploma thesis by Christian Hermann outlines a practice-oriented solution into transportation systems for offshore wind parks […]

  • 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, […]

  • 2 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted has assigned CR Classification Society to perform a structural review of the offshore substation design for the Greater Changhua offshore wind projects in Taiwan.

  • 25 June 2013

    In response to the fast-expanding offshore wind market, DNV KEMA, the energy arm of DNV, has developed a new standard that will help accelerate the development of a new generation of floating offshore wind turbines by establishing design requirements for the floating structure and related systems. According to Johan Sandberg, head of renewable energy at […]

  • 27 February 2013

    Partrac will present a paper at All Energy, titled “Scour Prediction at Offshore Structures: Utility of the DNV (2011) Guidance and the Way Forward for Scour Prediction”. All Energy takes place 22-23 May in Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre. Scour occurs at the seabed due to flow accelerations around the foundations of offshore structures and […]

  • 19 May 2015
    R&D, Technology

    DNV GL has awarded Siemens Wind Power with offshore prototype certification for its new 7-megawatt offshore wind turbine SWT-7.0-154 which will now undergo field testing in Østerild, Denmark. The prototype certificate confirms the compliance of the wind turbine design with the mandatory prototype requirements of the IEC 61400-22 standard and the Danish Executive Order (DEO). […]

  • 6 April 2016

    DNV GL has developed a standard for safe operations and service specification for certification of onshore and offshore wind turbines beyond their original designed lifetime. Taking into account the different perspectives and needs of operators, manufacturers and energy suppliers, DNV GL said it further developed its approach to extend turbine’s lifetime that has been introduced […]

  • 15 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Transferring personnel to offshore installations using crew boats and crane-lifted carriers is a common operation around the world, however, practices, levels of training, standards and the equipment used vary greatly.  Risk assessments currently use outdated statistics, and there is no central system for recording levels of activity and incidents. In order to improve safety performance […]

  • 25 February 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D

    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 (, plans to conclude a contract for the certification […]

  • 25 July 2017

    ZephIR’s nacelle-mounted LiDAR has been verified by DNV GL after an independent performance verification of the LiDAR has been undertaken by DNV GL on the test site in Janneby, Germany, which demonstrates the product is compliant with best-practice guidelines developed in the EUDP UniTTe programmes.

  • 8 November 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    DNV GL has completed a lenders’ technical due diligence on the 25MW Windfloat Atlantic floating wind farm project in Portugal.

  • 4 January 2012

    The Partrac Group announced that Dr Kevin Black (Technical Director) has been accepted to present at the 6th International Conference on Scour & Erosion in Paris on the 27th – 31st August 2012. Dr Kevin Black’s presentation entitled, ‘Scour Prediction at Offshore Structures: The Experience within the UK offshore Wind Industry and the Utility of […]

  • 18 March 2015
    Grid Connection, R&D

    In “Beyond Integration: Three dynamics reshaping renewables and the grid”, a recent global industry research initiative, DNV GL gathered views from over 1,600 energy sector participants across more than 70 countries. The study addressed key questions on how to best move forward the integration of renewables into the global electricity grids to ensure the future […]

  • 5 December 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    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.

  • 14 August 2015

    Following the 2011 disaster at a nuclear plant in Fukushima, Japan reduced its reliance on nuclear energy and now depends heavily on expensive and imported energy, mainly deriving from finite sources. A group of students has came up with solution for offshore production, storage and transportation of renewable hydrogen called Jidai. “We have developed Jidai, […]

  • 2 April 2012

    Being known as one of the world’s biggest classification societies within the offshore and maritime sectors, DNV has also been a major player in the wind industry for over 25 years. After the recent acquisition of KEMA, the new company, DNV KEMA Energy & Sustainability, is today undoubtedly one of the world’s largest wind energy […]

  • 19 December 2011

    As a testament to its commitment to providing quality service, for the second year in succession DNV has been selected ‘Best Verifier’ by Environmental Finance and Carbon Finance – two of the leading global publications covering environmental markets. DNV has been ranked: *Best Verification Company Kyoto Project credits (JI & CDM) *Best Verification company EU […]

  • 9 January 2013

    DNV KEMA has analysed changes in Europe and the impact on the Norwegian electricity market. The study is based on ‘Roadmap 2050’ and ‘Power Perspective 2030’ commissioned by the European Climate Foundation (ECF). DNV KEMA has conducted further analysis and simulated three scenarios. “The energy and power situation in Europe is changing. What opportunities and […]

  • 19 June 2018

    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.

  • 20 May 2014
    R&D, Technology

    DNV GL studies suggest there are opportunities for a new generation of autonomous injection systems used to increase the reservoir pressure.  There are clear indications that such a wind-powered water injection system could reduce both CAPEX and OPEX and drive innovation of new technology. It could be installed without costly retro-fittings on the platform, provide […]

  • 15 June 2017

    DNV GL has announced its latest Joint Industry Project (JIP), aiming to optimise the performance of wind farms by reducing the downtime and lower the costs of energy during the operational project life span of 25 years or more.