Goldwind, DNV GL to Digitalize Certification Tools

October 18, 2018

DNV GL and Goldwind at the handover of the digital ‘MyCertificate’ at China Wind Power 2018. Photo: DNV GL
DNV GL and Goldwind at the handover of the digital ‘MyCertificate’ at China Wind Power 2018. Photo: DNV GL

One of the leading wind turbine manufacturers globally Goldwind and DNV GL, the world’s largest resource of independent energy experts and certification body have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to cooperate on the development of digital tools to support the certification of wind turbines.

As the wind sector matures and many governments look to reduce or eliminate subsidies, the wind turbine market is increasingly competitive. International tendering is becoming the norm, with contracts often awarded to the supplier who can best configure their turbines to suit the specific site conditions in a short timeframe – including the proof of a valid turbine type certificate.

The MoU highlights DNV GL’s and Goldwind’s common belief that increased digitalization within the certification process is key to improving responsiveness and speed of the certification process while maintaining customer confidence in the quality and reliability of wind turbines.

The MoU was officially signed at China Wind Power 2018 in a ceremony that also included the issuing of the first digital certificate to Goldwind from DNV GL’s recently launched MyCertificate, available on Veracity.com, DNV GL’s industry data platform.

“Digitalization is key to stay ahead in a competitive market environment. We chose DNV GL as our technology partner in this area as they share our vision for more digitally integrated services. Both parties believe that true digitalization has to be much more than just concepts, but should be solving real-life business case," said Wu Kai, Executive Vice President, at Goldwind.

Current News

Reserves at Snoehvit Gas Field Cut

Reserves at Snoehvit Gas Field Cut

Total Moves into Offshore Wind

Total Moves into Offshore Wind

Oil-gas Optimism Reigns, Study Finds

Oil-gas Optimism Reigns, Study Finds

National Grid Seeks Approval of Revolution Wind

National Grid Seeks Approval of Revolution Wind

Offshore ROV Market: $330m by 2025

Offshore ROV Market: $330m by 2025

World’s Largest Offshore Wind Farm Generates First Power

World’s Largest Offshore Wind Farm Generates First Power

SeaMade Consults Waves Group on Offshore Wind Farms

SeaMade Consults Waves Group on Offshore Wind Farms

Subscribe for OE Digital E‑News

OE Digital E-News is the subsea industry's largest circulation and most authoritative ENews Service, delivered to your Email three times per week