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classification & certification

Secure a licence to operate for your renewable energy asset.

We provide assurance for your renewable energy asset in accordance with national and/or international standards. This includes Approval in Principal, Certification and Verification.


Getting your project certified can cause problems and delays at a critical time of development. We provide assurance quickly and efficiently through a range of 3rd party design appraisal and inspection services.

What we offer

We can provide certification of all or part of your offshore wind farm in accordance with national and/or international standards, including IEC 61400-22. We can also certify individual IEC 61400-22 modules (for example, Site Conditions, Design Basis etc).

Services include: 

  • Design appraisal from the earliest stages of a project, through detailed design, inspection during construction and commissioning and continued involvement in-service.
  • Virtually all discipline expertise available in-house.  Including loads, structures, geotechnics, metocean, materials, corrosion etc.  We can also help you with:
  • Approval in Principle (AiP), Certification (both design appraisal and inspection) and Verification
  • 2nd party inspections
  • Vendor management
  • Training

What are the benefits?

  • Delivery of a good, safe project certified by independent experts
  • Seamless project management
  • Access to specialist resources
  • Achievement of Time, Quality and Cost targets
  • Flexible approach, adapted to your specific needs
  • Client friendly approach

Why choose LR?

We are uniquely placed to support your project, throughout the entire lifecycle from development to decommissioning. Along with our marine classification heritage, we draw on decades of experience in energy and critical infrastructure. We have helped to shape and grow the renewable energy sector with our research and technology advancement activities and we remain committed to contributing to the low carbon future.  When you choose to work with LR for your renewable energy project, you'll be working with a team of industry-leading experts. Our renewables experts have delivered for some of the world's most complex and ambitious projects, including offshore wind, onshore wind, solar and wave and tidal turbines. We have a global footprint, with offices and experts all over the world and we can apply our experience developed in mature renewables energy markets to those which are at an earlier stage of development.

LR Management Systems of Accreditations

Details of the management and processes of the LR Accreditations can be found at:

Our Management Systems Accreditations

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