DNV GL has awarded component certificate to Spanish technology company Ingeteam for its new wind frequency converter.
During its certification process, DNV GL examined the converter to ensure safety, functioning and quality. The award confirms that the INGECON WIND Full Converter MV Series 3000-10000 family meets all globally applicable requirements for wind turbines for onshore and offshore use, says DNV GL.
The certification body says Ingeteam’s newest wind frequency converter is the first electrical component certified according to DNV GL’s new certification scheme for type and component certification of wind turbines: the DNVGL-SE-0441. This service specification identifies DNV GL’s services for type and component certification of onshore and offshore wind turbines. Furthermore, the wind frequency converter has been certified according to all DNV GL and IEC criteria.
“Following the previous certification of our INGECON WIND DFM 3000 converter with DNV GL last year, we are very happy of continue this excellent relationship with the certification body,” comments Ana Goyen, deputy director of Ingeteam’s wind business unit.