RWE Innogy required an experienced partner that could provide trusted inspection and supervision of the production of 48 wind turbines for Nordsee Ost, the first commercial wind farm located offshore in the German Exclusive Economic Zone. That’s why they turned to TÜV Rheinland.
RWE Innogy plans, builds and operates facilities generating power from
, including onshore and offshore wind power projects. The company was commissioned to build Nordsee Ost – a major wind farm covering an area of 35 square kilometres. The company required an experienced partner that could provide trusted inspection and supervision of the production of 48 wind turbines.
Founded 140 years ago, TÜV Rheinland is a global leader in independent inspection services, ensuring
quality and safety
for people, the environment, and technology in nearly all aspects of life.
We inspect technical equipment, products and services, oversee projects and help to shape processes for companies around the world. Since 2006 we have been a member of the United Nations Global Compact to promote sustainability and combat corruption.
For the wind energy sector we provide a comprehensive service portfolio, covering every aspect of wind energy projects – from site selection, design and manufacturing
support to dismantling plants
As a leading provider of third-party inspections and supervision for the energy industry, with extensive experience of the wind energy sector, TÜV Rheinland was the preferred choice for RWE Innogy.
We provided extensive support to safeguard the
quality - L0
of all 48 wind turbines used at Nordsee Ost. We supervised the production of the main components of each wind turbine.
Then, we monitored the pre-assembly of the components and the assembly of the turbines by the manufacturers and their subcontractors to ensure all specifications and quality standards were met. We also reviewed and coordinated the production documents, such as the test instructions. Finally, we mobilized staff to provide fast and effective testing to ensure the project remained on schedule.
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TÜV Rheinland provided RWE Innogy with: