Deutsche WindGuard is inspection body at Global Tech I wind farm

Recurring inspection of 30 wind turbines successfully completed

Varel, 2021-07-27: On assignment from Global Tech I Offshore Wind GmbH, Deutsche WindGuard Inspection has now successfully completed recurring inspections on 30 wind turbines at the offshore wind farm Global Tech I in the German North Sea.

The contracted scope of services at this wind farm located around 180 kilometres northwest of Bremerhaven, Germany, comprised the inspection of tower and nacelle in accordance with the Standard Design of the Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH).

For the first time, Deutsche WindGuard Inspection has now carried out the recurring inspection of tower and nacelle on 30 wind turbines at Global Tech I wind farm.

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“We are pleased that Global Tech I Offshore Wind GmbH counts on our expertise and has commissioned us with the inspection of the technical condition and safety equipment,” says Jan Wallasch, Managing Director of Deutsche WindGuard Inspection, “with the highest level of thoroughness, our experienced offshore experts carefully inspected this year’s inspection scope of 30 turbines and also checked the monitoring and maintenance documentation. For this purpose, the team was stationed on board of the REM Inspector service vessel directly in the wind farm for four weeks in June.”

“The working environment in the offshore wind farm is very dynamic because of sudden weather changes, among other things,” notes Frederik Modes, Head of Operations & Maintenance Wind Turbines Global Tech I Offshore Wind GmbH, “we are pleased that with Deutsche WindGuard we have an inspection body that combines high quality of work and expertise with an agile and pragmatic way of working.”

“With its 80 Adwen AD 5-116 turbines and a total output of 400 megawatts, Global Tech I is one of our most important references in the field of offshore inspections,” Leif Rehfeldt, Head of Business Development, is likewise pleased to report. “During this year's inspection campaign, Deutsche WindGuard Inspection, as an independent type A inspection body accredited in accordance with DIN EN ISO/IEC 17020:2012, once again demonstrated its expertise and performance capability and recommended its services for further offshore assignments.”

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Deutsche WindGuard Inspection is an independent, internationally operating type A inspection body for onshore and offshore wind turbines accredited according to DIN EN ISO/IEC 17020:2012. The comprehensive range of inspection and testing services includes inspections of wind turbines and their components, commissioning inspections, recurring inspections, lifetime extension inspections, endoscopic inspections of gearboxes, bearings and generators as well as inspections of hoist platforms. Deutsche WindGuard Inspection is an independent part of the Deutsche WindGuard Group. In a complex energy market, Deutsche WindGuard is committed to providing unbiased and manufacturer-independent consulting and comprehensive scientific, technical, and operational services. Deutsche WindGuard was founded in 2000. With the headquarters in Varel, Germany, and subsidiaries in Germany, the United States, China and India, it employs more than 180 experienced experts.

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