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GL Renewables Certification at AWEA Windpower 2013

GL Renewables Certification at AWEA Windpower 2013
GL Renewables Certification at AWEA Windpower 2013 New Guideline for the Certification of Condition Monitoring Systems Hamburg/Germany, Chicago/USA, 6 May 2013 – GL Renewables Certification (GL RC) has published its new “Guideline for the Certification of Condition Monitoring Systems for...
May 6th, 2013 | Alternative Sources of Energy | Read More

UK National Nuclear Laboratory and Lloyd’s Register lead regulatory event for Jordanian Nuclear Industry

UK National Nuclear Laboratory and Lloyd’s Register lead regulatory event for Jordanian Nuclear Industry
The UK’s National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL) and Lloyd’s Register have jointly led a major regulatory workshop in Amman, Jordan for a range of representatives of that country’s nuclear industry. The UK’s National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL) and Lloyd’s Register have jointly led...
May 3rd, 2013 | Alternative Sources of Energy, News | Read More

Helping to maximise the value of solar measurements

Helping to maximise the value of solar measurements
Hamburg/Germany, 3 May 2013 – Since its initial release in spring 2010, GL Garrad Hassan’s Online Data Management (ODM) service has continued to grow and is currently used by clients in 34 countries worldwide with many hundreds of met masts and remote sensing devices under management. Following on...
May 3rd, 2013 | Alternative Sources of Energy | Read More

GL Garrad Hassan hosts Solar Finance Event

GL Garrad Hassan hosts Solar Finance Event
London/UK, 30 April 2013 – GL Garrad Hassan organised a Solar Finance Q&A and Networking Evening in London recently. The event was co-hosted with UK law firm, Burges Salmon and was run as part of the Clean Energy Finance and Development event at the Hilton London Tower Bridge Hotel. More than 60...
April 30th, 2013 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy | Read More

Zodiac, Totempower and Lloyd’s Register conclude bulk carrier wind project

Zodiac, Totempower and Lloyd’s Register conclude bulk carrier wind project
Cape Flamingo Zodiac’s bulk carrier Cape Flamingo was the focus of a wind energy monitoring project, as the project partners investigated the potential to improve fuel efficiency     In 2012 Lloyd’s Register’s Strategic Research Group joined forces with Totempower Energy Systems to support...
April 22nd, 2013 | Alternative Sources of Energy | Read More

GL Renewables Certification Appoints New Head of Group China

Hamburg/Shanghai, 5 April 2013 – GL Renewables Certification (GL RC) has appointed Daniel Hein as new Head of Group China. In his new role Mr Hein will be responsible for establishing and growing GL RC’s business within China. GL RC is one of the leading certification bodies in the renewable...
April 5th, 2013 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Classification Societies | Read More

Northwind NV receives two statements of compliance from GL Renewables Certification

(from left to right): Andreas Schröter, Managing Director GL RC, Frank Coenen, CEO Northwind, Axel Juhnke, Head of Group Project Certification GL RC. Hamburg/Germany, 3 April 2013 – Northwind NV has received statements of compliance for site assessment and site specific design assessment from...
April 3rd, 2013 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

GL Garrad Hassan releases new version of Bladed

The new interactive user interface screen. Bristol/UK, Hamburg/Germany, 18 March 2013 – GL Garrad Hassan has released Version 4.4 of Bladed, the industry standard integrated software package for the design and certification of onshore and offshore wind turbines. The release of Version 4.4 represents...
March 18th, 2013 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

GL Garrad Hassan recognises outstanding wind power PhD thesis

GL Garrad Hassan recognises outstanding wind power PhD thesis
Dr Andrew Garrad (left), with GL Garrad Hassan Senior Vice Presidents Dr Lars Landberg (far left) and Dr Tim Camp (far right), congratulate the winner of the award, Dr Iñigo Martínez de Alegría. London/UK, Hamburg/Germany, 11 March 2013 – The GL Garrad Hassan PhD Award has been presented to Iñigo...
March 11th, 2013 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Awards, Education and Training, Events | Read More

GL Garrad Hassan Announces New Country Manager for India

  Dilip Kumar Hamburg/Germany, 7 March 2013 – Mr Dilip Kumar will take up the role of Country Manager for GL Garrad Hassan in India. India is the world’s third largest market for wind, with annual installations doubling over the last several years. The reintroduction of a government...
March 7th, 2013 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

GL RC certifies new Siemens 6MW turbine for Gunfleet Sands testing

Morten Pilgaard Rasmussen, Head of Research & Development at Siemens Wind Power, and Axel Dombrowski, Head of Department Machinery Components and Electrical Engineering at GL Renewables Certification. Hamburg/Germany, 5 March 2013 – Siemens Wind Power has received offshore prototype certification...
March 5th, 2013 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Classification Societies, Energy, Regulatory | Read More

Deutsche WindGuard Offshore Helicopter Underwater Escape Training Certified by GL RC

Deutsche WindGuard Offshore Helicopter Underwater Escape Training Certified by GL RC
Exiting the helicopter underwater escape trainer. Photocredit: Deutsche WindGuard Hamburg, 4 March 2013 – GL Renewables Certification (GL RC) has certified Deutsche WindGuard Offshore GmbH’s Helicopter Underwater Escape Training (HUET) courses. Helicopter transport is an important way for...
March 4th, 2013 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Classification Societies, Energy, Logistics, News, Regulatory, Safety and Security | Read More

GL Garrad Hassan: Policy and grid shape wave and tidal risk profile

GL Garrad Hassan: Policy and grid shape wave and tidal risk profile
London/UK, 27 February 2013 – GL Garrad Hassan has carried out new analysis questioning the perception that the risk profile of wave and tidal projects is primarily driven by technical challenges. The work was launched today as part of RenewableUK’s Annual marine energy report: “Conquering...
February 27th, 2013 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Books, Classification Societies, Energy, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News | Read More

Bladed celebrates its 20th Birthday

Bladed celebrates its 20th Birthday
Dr. Andrew Garrad celebrates Bladed birhday Vienna/Austria, 6 February 2013 – At the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) Conference in Vienna, GL Garrad Hassan marked the 20th anniversary of the launch of Bladed, the wind turbine design software trusted and used by manufacturers and certification...
February 6th, 2013 | Alternative Sources of Energy | Read More

GL Systems Certification joins WindMade

Hamburg/Brussels/Vienna, 5 February 2013 – GL Systems Certification has joined WindMade as one of its accredited verifying partners. The certification body of classification society Germanischer Lloyd thereby commits itself to supporting the WindMade label by aiding in the development of the label. The...
February 5th, 2013 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Classification Societies | Read More

GL Garrad Hassan and GL Renewables Certification at EWEA 2013:

GL Garrad Hassan and GL Renewables Certification at EWEA 2013:
a picture from the Bladed software system GL Garrad Hassan and GL Renewables Certification at EWEA 2013: Meet GL Garrad Hassan’s and GL Renewables Certification’s experts at presentations and poster sessions Vienna/Austria, 4 February 2013 – GL Garrad Hassan and GL Renewables Certification...
February 4th, 2013 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy | Read More

11th Hamburg Offshore Wind Conference: Challenges and Progress of German Offshore Wind Projects

11th Hamburg Offshore Wind Conference:  Challenges and Progress of German Offshore Wind Projects
Hamburg/Germany, 30 January 2013 – German offshore wind projects – the current accomplishments, technical challenges and future opportunities, these topics and many others surrounding them will be discussed at GL Garrad Hassan’s 11th Hamburg Offshore Wind Conference (HOW) on 20-21 February...
January 30th, 2013 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums | Read More

GL Garrad Hassan supports Japanese investment in the offshore wind market

Hamburg/Germany, 28 January 2013 – GL Garrad Hassan has supported Mitsubishi Corporation (Mitsubishi) in making a major investment in the European offshore wind sector by providing strategic advice and technical due-diligence as part of a wider structure advisory team. Mitsubishi, Japan’s...
January 28th, 2013 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Classification Societies, Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

GL RC Releases New Guideline for the Certification of Offshore Wind Turbines

Hamburg/Germany, 25 January 2013 – GL Renewables Certification (GL RC) has published its new “Guideline for the Certification of Offshore Wind Turbines”. This guideline was compiled by GL Renewables Certification in cooperation with its Wind and Marine Energy Committee. The new guideline,...
January 25th, 2013 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Classification Societies | Read More

ESPO Concerned About Obligation to Equip Core Ports with LNG Facilities

The Commission launched today the so-called ‘Clean Fuel for Transport Package’. This consist of a Communication on a European alternative fuels strategy and a proposed Directive on the deployment of alternative fuels infrastructure. An accompanying document describes the action plan for the development...
January 24th, 2013 | Alternative Sources of Energy, LNG, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Pathways toward Low Carbon Shipping

Høvik: Possible pathways to reduce CO2 emissions from shipping are published in a new DNV Research & Innovation position paper, giving directions for more environmentally friendly seaborne trade.   The shipping sector is quickly becoming responsible for an increased part of the world’s carbon...
January 24th, 2013 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Classification Societies | Read More

SeaRenergy receives order for transportation and installation of two offshore wind

SeaRenergy Offshore has been selected by Siemens for the transportation and\installation of two HVDC converter platforms for the offshore wind cluster BorWin 2 and HelWin 1 in the North Sea. The platforms which consist of a base frame and a topside shall be towed from Nordic Yards in Wismar and Warnemünde...
January 11th, 2013 | Alternative Sources of Energy | Read More

Ports welcomes the world’ first purpose built wind turbine installation vessel into Hartlepool

Ports welcomes the world’ first purpose built wind turbine installation vessel into Hartlepool
the MPI Adventure PD Ports has welcomed the world’s first purpose built wind turbine  installation vessel into the Port of Hartlepool.  This is first time PD Ports has handled  a vessel of this size at the Port of Hartlepool.  The MPI Adventure arrived at the Port in late December to  commence...
January 10th, 2013 | Alternative Sources of Energy, News | Read More