TUV Rheinland Industrie Service GmbH, TUV Rheinland (India) and Chennai-based National Institute of Wind Energy (NIWE) have agreed to collaborate on certification of wind turbines for the Indian and international markets. NIWE, an autonomous body under the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, offers services such as wind resource assessment, R&D, training, type testing and type certification of wind turbines.
UV Rheinland Industrie of Germany is an internationally accredited certification body for type and component certification of onshore and offshore wind turbines. TUV Rheinland (India) is the local subsidiary of TUV Rheinland Group and conducts testing, inspection, certification, consulting and training.
Through the collaboration, TUV Rheinland and NIWE will jointly offer their services for the wind energy sector to designers and manufacturers of wind turbines.