Siemens achieves major step in type certification for 6MW Offshore Wind Turbine

Siemens Wind Power has received the Provisional Type Certificate from GL Renewables Certification (GL RC) for its 6 megawatt offshore wind turbine.

The Provisional Type Certificate is a milestone towards the final certification of the wind turbine. It attests the conformity of the wind turbine design, manufacturing and testing processes for all safety relevant items with the normative references.

Siemens developed the turbine SWT-6.0 especially for the demanding conditions in offshore locations.

The first unit was installed in 2011 at the H