With this successful commission for Siemens Gamesa, a major global manufacturer, TÜV Rheinland can add another well-known reference for its certification activities. "We are pleased that we were able to implement this interesting project for our customer in the shortest possible time and to our customer’s full satisfaction", said Matthias Laatsch, Head of Wind Energy at TÜV Rheinland. "Our certification body was convincing on every level", said the expert. Imanol Iribarren, Corporative Chief Engineer in SGRE Global Engineering Directorate, expresses his point of view about TÜV Rheinland’s performance in these fruitful collaborations: “TÜV Rheinland’s customer oriented solutions throughout all project stages made these projects together smooth yet adding value to our company from the interesting technical discussions completed. We think our partnership with TÜV Rheinland will grow in 2018."
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) is a leading provider of wind power products and solutions to customers around the globe. The company has installed products and technology in more than 90 countries, with a total installed base of close to 83GW. The united company was created in 2017. Previously, Siemens Wind Power’s history in the wind industry extends back to the early 1980s, and Gamesa’s to 1994.
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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