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  • 9 July 2013

    Due to increasing international competition, manufacturers of wind turbines are under pressure when it comes to costs. The certification process in particular can offer substantial savings potential. Detailed knowledge about certification processes and about their influence on each other can be used as a benefit. For market access of wind turbines it is important that […]

  • 1 December 2016

    DNV GL has awarded a component certificate to Spanish technology company Ingeteam for its new wind frequency converter INGECON® WIND Full Converter MV Series 3000-10000. DNV GL examined the converter according to all aspects of design and manufacture to ensure safety, functioning and quality. The certificate confirms that the INGECON® WIND Full Converter MV Series […]

  • 22 November 2010

    Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) received a Type Certificate from GL Renewables Cerification (GL) for their wind turbine SHI 2.5 MW, load class IEC 2A. Based in Geoje, South Korea, SHI is one of the world’s largest shipbuilders, a global leader in turnkey power plants and offshore projects, and also a global supplier in the wind […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 October 2012
    Grid Connection

    Elia is looking for a contractor to undertake offshore certification services in various offshore fields related to grid development. This 5 year agreement includes all given certification tasks in the Belgian Offshore Grid, compliant with Belgian and European laws and regulations. Certification can be done in the design, manufacturing, installation and commissioning stages of the […]

  • 26 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    DNV GL Launches US Offshore Wind Certification OfficeDNV GL has established a renewables certification office in the U.S. to meet the demands for offshore wind certification services. DNV GL selected its office in Medford, Massachusetts, as the base for the U.S. Renewables Certification group, due to its proximity to Boston and New York City. The operations […]

  • 14 October 2010

    Romax Technology Limited’s world leading virtual development platform, RomaxWIND, has been officially certified by GL Renewables Certification (GL) as a recognised method of calculating gear loads. Forming part of their certification offerings, RomaxWIND software can help to shorten the time taken to gain “A” Design Assessment approval by outputting gear load calculation reports that are […]

  • 9 September 2011

      As the first international certification body DNV has received accreditation in Korea to deliver type and project certification of wind turbines and wind farms. Due to the accreditation from the Dutch Accreditation Council, DNV now has official approval to handle all aspects of the certification work using its local wind experts. This provides a […]

  • 25 July 2013

    ISO 14001:2009 certification by TÜV Süd is considered to be the starting point of the full certification of a management system at PALFINGER MARINE’s corporate headquarter in Köstendorf. Safety, environmental protection and the highest quality are key values for PALFINGER MARINE that can now be demonstrated. It facilitates continual improvements. Since customers are increasingly demanding […]

  • 21 December 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has invited tenders for the provision of offshore project certification services for the Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm and its nearshore wind projects Vesterhav Nord and Vesterhav Syd. 

  • 16 September 2014

    WindGuard Certification is accredited by the German accreditation body, DAkkS (Deutsche Akkreditierungsstelle), for the certification of wind turbines and components, thus opening up the market for wind turbine certification.  “Type and component certification of wind turbines requires a high level of very detailed and wide-ranging technical know-how on the part of the certifier,” says Dr. […]

  • 8 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Elia and 50Hertz have issued a tender looking for a certification body for offshore platforms in Belgium and Germany. The contractor will be in charge of seabed survey certification for platform locations, conceptual and basic design certification, and detailed design substructures certification based on independent design analyses. The selected company will also provide detailed design […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 April 2013

    Tidal energy is a new, promising realm of renewable energy. As technology advances, GL Renewables Certification (GL RC) is contributing its expertise by certifying Alstom’s tidal turbine prototype. Certification of tidal turbines is one of the key development areas for the tidal industry in the future, and represents a major milestone for Alstom on the […]

  • 16 August 2012

    NetSurvey has recently passed their certification audit and are now certified according to the quality, environmental and working environment standards. The certification was conducted by INTERTEK and is according to the ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004 and OHSAS 18001:2007 standards. MMT Group´s Quality Management System is entirely web based and accessible via internet at MMT’s offices and […]

  • 21 November 2013

    Transformer manufacturer CG has received certification from GL Renewables Certifcation (GL RC) for its liquid immersed SLIM® and “Bio-SLIM® distribution transformer”. The hermetically sealed transformer is also available with a bio-degradable transformer fluid which reduces the risk of pollution at environmentally sensitive locations, such as offshore. The certification was carried out according to GL’s Guideline […]

  • 26 March 2012

    GL Renewables Certification (GL RC) has appointed Fabio Pollicino as new Head of International Operations. In his new role Mr. Pollicino will be responsible for further evolving GL RC’s worldwide business, especially in North America, China and India. GL Renewables Certification is one of the leading certification bodies in the renewable energies sector, particularly in […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 December 2011

    GL Renewables Certification has started a project to evaluate the LMS SAMTECH software tool “SAMCEF For Wind Turbines” (S4WT). The software by LMS SAMTECH provides an integrated solution simulating the complete dynamic behaviour of wind turbines under realistic wind conditions. The objective of this project in conjunction with the major player in the CAE industry […]

  • 24 December 2012

    Bureau Veritas Certification has published a Technical Guide on Offshore Wind Farm Project Certification in order to clarify all aspects of the certification process. From initial design through construction and operation, their guide allows for easily understand the certification process in order to render it more efficient and effective. The guide refers to the certification […]

  • 26 January 2011

    Tianjin Dongqi Wind Turbine Blade Co. LTD received their first GL Shop Approval from GL Renewables Certification (GL) for the production of rotor blades fabricated from fibre reinforced plastics. Based in Tianjin, China, Dongqi at present is the only rotor blade manufacturer in China with GL Shop Approval, certifying the high standard of their rotor […]

  • 8 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    GL Renewables Certification appointed Rüdiger Urhahn as Vice President Project Management & Sales, with responsibility for worldwide customer management in the area of certification services, in January 2012. In addition to sales duties, Mr Urhahn has been given the task of overseeing all customer projects relating to wind, solar and marine energy. GL Renewables Certification […]

  • 7 May 2013

    GL Renewables Certification (GL RC) appoints Holger Trecksel as new Head of Department Marine Renewables. Wave and tidal energy is a promising realm of renewable energy. As technology advances, GL RC is providing expertise to designers, manufacturers, investors and insurers who are involved in the evaluation of engineering integrity and safety of ocean energy systems. […]

  • 18 October 2012

    GL Renewables Certification has provided Siemens Wind Power prototype certification for its new 6-megawatt offshore wind turbine SWT-6.0-154. The prototype certification is a prerequisite for the testing of the turbine. Field testing of Siemens Wind Power’s new 154-meter rotor for the six-megawatt (MW) offshore wind turbine began in Østerild, Denmark, on October 6, 2012. Bent […]

  • 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.

  • 15 June 2011

    GL Renewables Certification (GL) has been chosen by Siemens Wind Power for the type certification of their 6 MW direct drive offshore wind turbine. The Type Certification will be carried out according to the International Standard IEC 61400-22, and the “Guideline for the Certification of Wind Turbines”, Edition 2010, GL. In general the certification confirms […]