- Published: 05 August 2009 05 August 2009
Garrad Hassan (GH) is joining Germanischer Lloyd (GL) to form a fully integrated technical assurance and consulting company for renewable energy.? The companies will merge to become a worldwide provider of consulting, engineering, turbine design, certification, measurement, project management, strategic advice, inspection services and software products for renewable energies..
GH and GL will provide technical services over the entire life cycle of wind, solar, marine and other renewable energies, both onshore and offshore including safety, integrity, reliability and performance management. GH and GL will form a business segment dedicated to renewable energy of over 600 staff with engineers and technical experts at 34 locations around the world. GL had already acquired the Canadian wind energy consulting and engineering company Hélimax and the German company WINDTEST who provide measurements for wind turbines and wind farms. In addition, the offshore wind expertise of Noble Denton particularly in project management for offshore wind farms was added to the GL Group in April 2009.