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DNV GL certifies Wikinger Offshore Wind farm for Iberdrola

Hamburg, Germany – DNV GL, the world’s largest independent energy advisory and certification body, has awarded Iberdrola Renovables Offshore Deutschland GmbH the project certificate for its Wikinger offshore wind farm.

The certification was carried out according to the German Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH – Bundesamt für Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie) and covers all stages of the design assessment and implementation phase of the wind turbines, offshore substation including their support structures and the array power cables.

The windfarm is located in the Exclusive Economic Zone of the Baltic sea, at the Northeast of the German island Rügen comprising 70 wind turbines delivering power for 350.000 households. With an installed capacity of 350 megawatts it is part of the largest offshore wind complex in the Baltic Sea, covering nearly one-quarter of the energy demand of the German state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.

The certification of the offshore wind farm Wikinger started with the application of the standard BSH 7005:2007-06 and continued with the application of the standard BSH 7005:2015-12 during the implementation phase.



Source: IWR Online, 11 Jun 2019