Published: 17 June 2011 17 June 2011
GL Renewables Certification (GL) has been chosen by Siemens Wind Power for the type certification of their 6MW 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 that a wind turbine complies with the requirements of the respective standard for the Certification of Wind Turbines regarding design, prototype measurements and exemplary manufacturing evaluation. The prototype certification of the 6MW turbine has recently been carried out by GL to enable testing and demonstration activities of the wind turbine.