Wind Energy: TÜV Rheinland at the EWEA 2014

EWEA 2014, Barcelona, Hall B Stand C 80 / testing and certification services / global campaign – "Energy Expertise Everywhere" / accreditation in accordance with EN ISO/IEC 17025:2005 obtained

Cologne/Barcelona, 17. February 2014. At the 2014 EWEA trade fair in Barcelona from 10-13 March, 2014 TÜV Rheinland will be presenting their range of services related to wind energy. The company will combine its extensive range of services for the energy sector under the E3 campaign umbrella – "Energy Expertise Everywhere". A dedicated internet platform shows the wide portfolio of services offered by TÜV Rheinland using international reference cases organized according to different energy sectors. Investors, manufacturers and operators from the energy industry around the world can visit to find out about TÜV Rheinland's expertise as an expert provider of solutions to technical challenges related to energy.

New additions to TÜV Rheinland's portfolio include services for determining among others wind potential and energy yields, for determining turbulence intensity characteristics and for calculating shadow flicker emissions and noise emission prognoses. In this regard, the company has recently received accreditation for testing in accordance with international standard EN ISO/IEC 17025:2005. With its range, the testing service provider has established itself as a reliable partner in the wind energy market for operators, owners, investors, project developers and manufacturers of wind energy plants and wind farms. "We offer our customers swift and flexible solutions", says Frank Witte, Global Business Development Manager at TÜV Rheinland. "With our global network of experts, we are able to contribute towards the success of our customers, particularly in Japan, Korea, India and China", says the expert.

The focus of the trade fair will be on presenting the portfolio of wind energy services. These include project certification, type and component certification as well as manufacturing surveillance for quality assurance for manufacturers. For operators, TÜV Rheinland offers periodic inspections, staff qualifications and special examinations using state-of-the-art non-destructive testing. Special site assessments, due diligence investigations and yield assessment are in turn used to safeguard investments.

TÜV Rheinland Wind Energy Services

TÜV Rheinland offers a comprehensive range of services for manufacturers, operators, investors and insurers in the wind energy industry. The company supports customers worldwide with expert reports and measurements, conducts risk and damage analysis as well as certification of wind turbines and wind energy projects. TÜV Rheinland is an accredited certification body by the German Accreditation Body (DakkS) for type and component certifications of onshore and offshore wind turbines according to national and international standards.

The company offers complex services, such as site assessment and soil examination, but also manufacturing surveillance, coordination of statics and structural analysis as well as quality control and construction supervision. In addition, TÜV Rheinland performs acceptance and periodic inspections as well as statutory inspections of wind turbines. The company supports the transport and installation of offshore wind turbines and transformer platforms with marine warranty survey services. The principle of independent monitoring is also successfully applied by the company in the quality assurance of global supply chains.

TÜV Rheinland at the EWEA 2014 in Barcelona, 10 to 13 March 2014: Fira de Barcelona Gran Via, Hall B Stand C 80

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