DNV GL Awards Component Certificate to Ingeteam

Tuesday / December 6, 2016

dnv-gl-awards-component-certificate-to-ingeteamDNV GL has awarded a component certificate to Spanish technology company Ingeteam for its new wind frequency converter INGECON® WIND DFM 3000 family. The INGECON® WIND Full Converter MV Series 3000-10000. The converter family is built for easy maintenance, optimized to be compatible with all generator technologies and suitable for on and offshore applications.

Ingeteam’s newest wind frequency converter is the first electrical component certified according to DNV GL’s new Certification Scheme for type and component certification of wind turbines, the DNVGL-SE-0441. This service specification identifies DNV GL’s services for type and component certification of onshore and offshore wind turbines. Furthermore, the wind frequency converter has been certified according to all DNV GL and IEC criteria.

The certificate was presented by DNV GL representatives Mike Wöbbeking, Head of Certification Body, and Dr. Matthias-Klaus Schwarz, Head of Section Electrical System at DNV GL – Energy to Ingeteam’s  Alberto Barcia González, R&D General Services Manager, Wind Business Unit.

During its thorough certification process, DNV GL examined the converter according to all aspects of design and manufacture to ensure safety, functioning and quality. The certificate confirms that the INGECON® WIND Full Converter MV Series 3000-10000 family meets all globally applicable requirements for wind turbines for on- and offshore use.

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