EOLINK 5 MW FLOATING WIND TURBINE GETS DESIGN EVALUATION CONFORMITY STATEMENT BY BUREAU VERITA
Eolink has been granted Design Evaluation Conformity Statement by Bureau Veritas (BV), a leader in testing, inspection, and certification, for its 5MW pre-commercial unit to be implemented at SEM-REV test site in France.
The scope of the evaluation includes: the design basis and design evaluation, with an assessment of the integrated load analysis methodology. The assessment is made against BV NI572, which provides specific guidance and recommendations for the classification and certification of floating offshore wind turbines. The floating structure, its single point station keeping system and the primary and secondary steel have been evaluated. The certification also covers the impact of temporary phases (transportation and installation) on the design.