SGS to Present its Services at the RenewableUK Offshore Wind 2010 Conference and Exhibition in Liverpool, United Kingdom

From June 29-30, 2010, SGS attends the RenewableUK Offshore Wind 2010 Conference and Exhibition in Liverpool, United Kingdom. At stand no. 85, SGS will present its wide portfolio of services for the wind energy sector, including Project Certification, Design Verification, Inspection, Testing, Quality, Health, Safety & Environmental (QHSE) Management and Risk Management.

From June 29-30, 2010, SGS Renewable Energy Services will be exhibiting at RenewableUK's (formerly known as British Wind Energy Association, BWEA) annual offshore wind energy event at the Arena & Convention Centre in Liverpool, United Kingdom at stand no. 85.


The UK is the world leader in offshore wind with more projects installed, being planned and under construction than any other country in the world. By 2020 at least 20,000MW of offshore wind is expected to be installed and operating in UK waters. There are currently 228 offshore wind turbines in UK waters, with an installed capacity of 688MW, and a further 1,407 under construction and approved, totaling 4,598MW. It is estimated that each MW of offshore wind could power around 640 homes.

Over 1,000 people will attend RenewableUK Offshore Wind 2010. SGS will present its wide portfolio of offshore wind energy services, including Project Certification, Design Verification, Inspection, Testing, Quality, Health, Safety & Environmental (QHSE) Management and Risk Management.

The key objective of Risk Management provided by SGS is to ensure that any possible wind farm risks are reduced and any investment is secured throughout the whole wind farm project development.

Through Quality, Health, Safety & Environmental (QHSE) Management, SGS Renewable Energy Services optimize the lifecycle revenue generated by any wind farm project, by assuring high quality and safe practice during the project's realization phase.

Moreover, SGS offers Project Certification which helps to minimize the technical project risk by providing independent and site-specific assessment and certification of wind farm projects as well as the inspection and testing of critical components such as wind turbine blades, gearboxes and towers.

SGS Renewable Energy Services

SGS, the preferred international partner for onshore and offshore wind farm projects, provides a fully comprehensive program of services for the Wind Energy Sector designed to meet the specific requirements of its clients. Our strength comes from our experienced staff that has the required technical expertise in wind technology.

The SGS Group is the global leader and innovator in inspection, verification, testing and certification services. Founded in 1878, SGS is recognized as the global benchmark in quality and integrity. With more than 59,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1,000 offices and laboratories around the world.

For more information please contact:

SGS Industrial Services
SGS Wind Energy
Jal Cairney
Business Development Manager
Wind Energy Services

SGS United Kingdom Ltd.
SGS House
217-221 London Road, Camberley
Surrey, GU15 3EY, UK

t: + 44 (0) 1276 69 77 47
email: industrial.pr@sgs.com
Web: www.sgs.com/wind


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