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DNV GL’s ‘Twisties’ Joint Industry Project To Boost Offshore Wind Logistics

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 28, 2017

DNV GL has launched a joint industry project (JIP) to develop a recommended practice intended to de-risk the adoption of “Twisties” and demonstrate the unitization of wind project cargo. The company defines “Twisties” as a modular project-cargo transport frame system [Read More]

Siemens Wins Certification For New 8 MW Platform

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 17, 2017

Siemens’ new 8 MW offshore wind turbine, the SWT-8.0-154, has been awarded a prototype certificate from DNV GL. According to DNV GL, the certification confirms all relevant safety features on the turbine according to IEC 61400-22 and Danish executive order [Read More]

DNV GL Certifies Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s Bayard Vessels

Posted by Lauren Tyler on November 28, 2016

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s Bayard class crew transfer vessel fleet has received the International Safety Management (ISM) and Maritime Labour Convention certification by DNV GL. According to Fred. Olsen Windcarrier, the certificate was issued after a thorough auditing process confirming all [Read More]

DNV GL Certifies Nordsee Ost Offshore Wind Project For innogy SE

Posted by Amanda Fava on September 29, 2016

DNV GL says it has certified the 295 MW Nordsee Ost offshore wind farm, a lighthouse project supported by the European Union that promotes a reliable, affordable and environmentally friendly energy supply, for European energy company innogy SE. The certification was carried out [Read More]

Wind Vet From DNV GL To Bolster University’s Renewables Program

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 26, 2016

The U.K.’s University of Bristol has appointed Ervin Bossanyi, senior principal researcher of renewables at DNV GL, as visiting industrial professor within the university’s department of aerospace engineering. According to DNV GL, the appointment will help align the university’s research [Read More]

DNV GL Conducts Due Diligence For Nordergrunde Offshore Project

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 29, 2016

DNV GL has completed its due diligence work of the Nordergrunde offshore wind farm, an 18-turbine project located in the German North Sea. The John Laing Group commissioned DNV GL with the assessment and analysis of the project to make [Read More]

Gamesa Obtains Type Certification For Its Most Powerful Turbine

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 11, 2016

After a year of testing, Gamesa’s 5 MW G132 has been awarded type certification by technical advisor DNV GL. According to Gamesa, the certification verifies the design and performance of the turbine to international standards. The G132 is the turbine [Read More]

DNV GL’s Crivella Named Women Of Wind Energy’s 2016 Rising Star

Posted by Lauren Tyler on May 27, 2016

DNV GL‘s Ellen Crivella was honored with the 2016 Rising Star Award at the Women of Wind Energy (WoWE) luncheon at this week’s WINDPOWER 2016 in New Orleans. Each year at the American Wind Energy Association’s (AWEA) event, WoWE’s Rising [Read More]

Goldwind Installs ZephIR LiDAR On Prototype 6 MW Turbine

Posted by Lauren Tyler on April 14, 2016

Goldwind has successfully completed the installation of the wind LiDAR system ZephIR DM by Beijing New Energy Technology Ltd. on the company’s 6 MW prototype direct-drive, permanent-magnet wind turbine. Goldwind confirms that the ZephIR LiDAR systems will be used for [Read More]

New Turbine Blade Manufacturing Method Granted DNV GL Certification

Posted by Lauren Tyler on April 05, 2016

Covestro says that it has developed a new technology for manufacturing wind turbine rotor blades. The rotor blades are fabricated from a polyurethane resin and a glass fiber fabric, and the company has now received the important DNV GL certification [Read More]