Lloyd’s Register draws on its decades of experience in the offshore oil and gas industries to increase the safety and reliability of offshore wind projects. We are heavily involved in the offshore wind market, helping our clients minimise risk at every point of their projects, from design all the way to installation and commissioning.
What we offer
Lloyd’s Register is accredited by the UK Accreditation Service (UKAS) for Project Certification Services to IEC 61400-22.
Our Project Certification services are undertaken in accordance with IEC/EN 61400-22, which is internationally recognised as the certification standard for windfarms, supported by other applicable codes and standards. IEC 61400-22 sets out the key requirements for design, manufacture, transport and installation, commissioning, operations and maintenance of windfarm assets. We can also ensure that your windfarm assets meet any relevant country-specific requirements (e.g. BSH for Germany) and incorporate any additional requested requirements for certification.
Our certification services include:
- Site Conditions Evaluation
- Design Basis Evaluation
- Detailed Design Evaluation (Integrated Load analysis evaluation, support structure and other installations evaluation)
- Manufacturing Surveillance
- Transports & Installation Surveillance
- Commissioning Surveillance
- Operational and Maintenance Surveillance
Our approach to Project Certification follows the modular structure of IEC 61400-22, Figure 1, where LR can complete evaluations for selected modules as requested and provide overall project certification. LR will accept conformity statements issued by other recognised certification bodies.
What are the benefits?
You are assured of:
- 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 have been supporting renewable and offshore wind projects for more than two decades, with projects offshore UK, Germany, Denmark, Belgium and France amongst others. Lloyd’s Register draws on its decades of experience in the offshore oil and gas industries to increase the safety and reliability of offshore wind projects.
When you choose to work with LR for your renewable energy project, you'll be working with a team of industry-leading experts. 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 Guidance Notes for Offshore Wind Farm Project Certification
The LR Guidance Notes for Offshore Wind Farm Project Certification can be accessed and downloaded here.
LR Management Systems of Accreditations
Details of the management and processes of the LR Accreditations can be found at: Our Management Systems Accreditations.
General Client Requirements
- Clearly identified IEC/EN 61400-22 modular approach
- ISO 17065:2012 requirements with respect to accreditation and use of certificates
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