As an internationally leading certification body for wind turbines, GL
has actively been involved in the development of national and
international standards. Its certification services for wind energy
components and projects are provided on the basis of the "GL Guideline
for Certification of Wind Turbines" for onshore wind turbines and the
additional offshore version. Type certification comprises design
assessment, implementation of the design requirements in production and
erection, evaluation of quality management and prototype testing.
"Certified technologies will provide a competitive advantage to SEWIND
and will strengthen its position when entering the offshore market,
"Andreas Anders, Business Development Manager Renewables Certification,
Mother company of SEWIND is Shanghai Electric Group which is one of the
strongest industry groups for equipments manufacturing in China. Under
the concept of green energy company, SEWIND focuses on design,
manufacturing, sales, technology consulting and after-sale services of
MW wind turbines.
GL's Renewables segment has been significantly expanded by the merger
with Garrad Hassan and Partners Limited in August 2009. Garrad Hassan,
the international renewables consultancy is the number one address for
independent expert advice on wind energy and other renewables.
In conjunction with the certification and measurements services provided
by GL Renewables, Garrad Hassan will become a worldwide leading
independent provider of consulting, engineering, turbine design,
certification, measurement, project management, strategic advice,
inspection services and software products for renewable energies. The
new company will provide technical services over the entire life cycle
of wind, solar, marine and other renewable energies, both onshore and
offshore. For the first time, a unique level of service expertise and
global presence across the whole project lifecycle will be available in
the renewable industry. Over 650 highly qualified engineers and
technical experts at 34 locations around the world will offer a full
service approach, with a broad range of services.
The service portfolio includes optimal design of wind farms, improvement
in the performance of existing wind farms, measurement projects (wind
resource, wind turbine performance and structural behaviour), inspection
and certification of turbines and wind farms all as well as a large
array of software products and turbine design services.
Germanischer Lloyd Corporate Communications
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Your contacts are Dr. Olaf Mager and Stefanie Normann-Birkholz.
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