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DNV achieves CNAS accreditation for certification of wind turbines and components for use in China

DNV, the independent energy expert and assurance provider, is now fully accredited by CNAS (China National Accreditation Service). This allows DNV to offer type certification of wind turbines and component certification of gearboxes, rotor blades and generators for products destined for Chinese wind power projects. 

DNV predicts in its latest Energy Transition Outlook that by 2050, wind power will be by far the largest contributor to China’s electricity mix. It will account for 37% of the country’s generation with onshore wind delivering 28% and offshore wind 9%. 

To achieve this growth in a safe, reliable and sustainable manner, Chinese wind energy projects need access to robust and trusted risk mitigation measures such as certification.  

“Customers from China and around the world have been asking DNV for certification services for the Chinese market. With this successful accreditation from CNAS, we can help our customers demonstrate that their products meet local Chinese requirements, boosting acceptance across markets and supporting the acceleration of the energy transition in China and beyond,” said Kim Sandgaard-Mørk, Executive Vice President for Renewables Certification at DNV. 

DNV is the world’s most experienced certification body in wind power, involved in more than 80% of offshore wind projects and responsible for certifying the world’s largest wind turbines. It offers certification services that span the wind energy project lifecycle from conceptual design to lifetime extension and beyond. With its accreditation by CNAS according to ISO/IEC 17065:2012 (CNAS-CC02), DNV can now offer certification and conformity assessment services tailored to the specific requirements and standards of the Chinese wind power market. 

For media enquiries, please contact: 

Neil Slater 

Head of External Relations 

Energy Systems 

Tel: +44 (0) 7876 578 353 

E-mail: neil.slater@dnv.com 

Alan Gorham 

Account Director 

BIG Partnership 

Tel: +44 (0) 1224253810 

E-mail: alan.gorham@bigpartnership.co.uk 

About DNV  

DNV is the independent expert in risk management and assurance, operating in more than 100 countries. Through its broad experience and deep expertise DNV GL advances safety and sustainable performance, sets industry benchmarks, and inspires and invents solutions.   
Whether assessing a new ship design, optimizing the performance of a wind farm, analyzing sensor data from a gas pipeline or certifying a food company’s supply chain, DNV enables its customers and their stakeholders to make critical decisions with confidence.   
Driven by its purpose, to safeguard life, property, and the environment, DNV helps tackle the challenges and global transformations facing its customers and the world today and is a trusted voice for many of the world’s most successful and forward-thinking companies.  

In the energy industry  

DNV provides assurance to the entire energy value chain through its advisory, monitoring, verification, and certification services. As the world’s leading resource of independent energy experts and technical advisors, the assurance provider helps industries and governments to navigate the many complex, interrelated transitions taking place globally and regionally, in the energy industry. DNV is committed to realizing the goals of the Paris Agreement, and supports customers to transition faster to a deeply decarbonized energy system.  

Learn more at www.dnv.com

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