With this successful certification for a manufacturer ranking among the global top ten, TÜV Rheinland can now add another well-known reference for its certification activities. "We are proud that our performance has rewarded the confidence that Ming Yang, one of the leading manufacturers, has reposed in us, and that we have confirmed our expertise and capability as a global certification body in the wind energy industry", said Matthias Laatsch, Head of Wind Energy at TÜV Rheinland. "Our local presence on site allowed us to complete the certification project with optimal processes in the customer’s interest", said the expert.
Ming Yang is an important Chinese wind turbine manufacturer focusing on the design, manufacture, sale and maintenance of wind turbines in the Megawatt class. In terms of installed capacity, Ming Yang is one of the largest wind turbine manufacturers in the world and the largest private wind turbine manufacturer in China. Ming Yang runs research and development offices in Asia, Europe and North America and intends to massively extend its business both in China and overseas markets.
The China General Certification Center (CGC) is one of the leading certification bodies in the renewable energy sector in China under the management of the National Institute of Metrology (NIM) and was authorized in 2003 by the Certification and Accreditation Administration of the People’s Republic of China (CNCA). CGC is a third-party certification body dedicated to the development of standards and certification in the field of wind and solar energy and other renewable energies as well as energy efficiency.
TÜV Rheinland is accredited by DAkkS, the German accreditation body, as a certification organization for type and component certification for onshore and offshore wind turbines according to national and international standards, and is listed as an RE Certification Body by the IECRE. The company offers ambitious services such as location analysis, geotechnical exploration and verification of structural analysis but also manufacturer monitoring, quality inspection and construction monitoring. As an inspection body accredited by DAkkS according to DIN EN 17020, TÜV Rheinland offers wind turbine operators recurring and state-oriented testing, digitally assisted assessment of system conditions and special examinations by means of the latest destruction-free test methods. Special location reports, due diligence investigations and yield forecasting in turn serve to secure investments.
TÜV Rheinland is a global leader in independent inspection services, founded 145 years ago. The group maintains a worldwide presence with 19,700 employees; annual turnover is more than EUR 1.9 billion. The independent experts stand for quality and safety for people, technology and the environment in nearly all aspects of life. TÜV Rheinland inspects technical equipment, products and services, oversees projects, helps to shape processes and information security for companies. Its experts train people in a wide range of careers and industries. To this end, TÜV Rheinland employs a global network of approved labs, testing and education centres. Since 2006, TÜV Rheinland has been a member of the United Nations Global Compact to promote sustainability and combat corruption. Website: www.tuv.com
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