TÜV SÜD to certify new Nordex wind turbine
Nordex has commissioned TÜV SÜD to carry out the type certification of their new wind turbine N149/4.0–4.5. Type certification of wind turbines is a procedure recognised at international level for establishing that these complex technical systems comply with international standards.
MIRDC training project completed successfully
Following the successful completion of a three-year training project, experts at the Taiwanese Metal Industries Research & Development Center (MIRDC) will now be able to perform measurements related to their wind turbines themselves. This follows recognition by TÜV SÜD and accreditation from the Taiwan Accreditation Foundation (TAF).
TÜV SÜD appoints Niranjan Nadkarni to oversee new region
Global Testing, Inspection and Certification (TIC) giant, TÜV SÜD, announced that Niranjan Nadkarni, CEO for South Asia region, will now be responsible for the company’s newly formed South & South-East Asia, Middle East & Africa Region, effective July 1, 2017. In his new role, he will be responsible for the strategic growth and direction of the entire region.
Reiner Block appointed CEO of TÜV SÜD's Industry Service Division
Reiner Block (52), has been appointed as the new CEO of TÜV SÜD's Industry Service Division, in which the international provider of quality, safety and sustainability solutions has pooled its engineering services designed to ensure the safe and reliable operation of industrial plants, refineries and power stations.
Bratin Roy, Vice President, Industry Services, TÜV SÜD South Asia, explains how predictive maintenance at power plants, can be a solution to reduce unplanned generation and efficiency loss. Ageing power plants possess threat of very high maintenance costs and unscheduled breakdowns, whereas capacity addition to new plants require high investment.
Safety and reliability in offshore development, installation and operation
TÜV SÜD will showcase its full portfolio of offshore wind energy services at the world's largest gathering for the offshore wind energy industry this year. At their exhibition stand, the offshore experts will advise professional trade visitors about the tests, inspections and certifications needed for international offshore projects. The exhibition will take place at the ExCel Exhibition Centre in London from June 6-8th, 2017 (North Hall, stand N-M60).
TÜV SÜD supports CEZ Group in wind-farm acquisition
CEZ Group acquired eight wind farms from project developer wpd. The majority of the wind farms, which have a total of 35 wind turbines and installed capacity of 85.25 MW, are located in the northern part of Germany.
Siemens receives certification from TUV SUD
Siemens is the first company to obtain security certification from TÜV SÜD (German inspection and certification organisation) for an automation system based on IEC 62443-4-1 and IEC 62443-3-3.
Siemens process control system first product with IEC 62443 security certification
Siemens is the first company to obtain security certification from TÜV SÜD (German inspection and certification organisation) for an automation system based on IEC 62443-4-1 and IEC 62443-3-3. In August 2016, Siemens had already become the first company to receive the TÜV SÜD security certification according to IEC 62443-4-1 for the general development process for automation and drive technology products, including industrial software, employed at seven German development locations.