TÜV NORD certifies on- and offshore wind turbines to all international standards and regulations, evaluates specific site conditions and supports operation of wind turbines over their entire lifecycle
TÜV NORD certifies on- and offshore wind turbines to all international standards and regulations, evaluates specific site conditions and supports operation of wind turbines over their entire lifecycle.
With more than 13,000 employees and experts in nearly all technical disciplines, TÜV NORD GROUP is one of the world's largest technical service providers. We owe our leading market position to our technical competence and a wide range of services in the field of consulting, testing and certification. TÜV NORD GROUP operates in over 70 countries worldwide.
Within the field of wind energy, TÜV NORD offers services in certification, site assessment and inspection for on- and offshore wind turbines and projects. TÜV NORD is one of the leading accredited certification bodies for wind turbines certifying on- and offshore wind turbines according to all major guidelines such as IEC, IECRE, DNVGL, EN, GL, the Danish approval scheme, TAPS and BSH.
Type certification includes the design assessment of loads, safety concept and all components of the wind turbine. Major components such as gearboxes and rotorblades can also be certified individually.
Besides the well known type certification for manufacturers and project certification for project developers, all services for wind energy projects can also be offered as a one-stop shop. The entire range of project-related assessment services including life time extension is available to wind farm planners, operators and providers of finance. As TÜV NORD is accredited by the German Accreditation Body ("DAkkS"), TÜV NORD's bankable yield reports serve as a basis for financing projects in the field of wind energy. Additionally, TÜV NORD is an accredited inspection body ("ZÜS") for service lifts and pressure equipment by the German Industrial Safety Ordinance ("BetrSichV").
TÜV NORD supports wind energy projects as a competent and reliable partner throughout the entire lifecycle.