GWO is pleased to announce that innogy SE, Enercon and GoldWind have all signed on as a members of Global Wind Organisation.
innogy is based in Essen, Germany and began operations on 1 April, 2016. The company has more than 40,000 employees and activities in 16 countries across Europe working in different business segments covering grid & infrastructure, retail and renewables.
Innogy has an installed capacity of more than 900 megawatts in offshore wind and over 1900 megawatts in onshore wind.
Enercon is based in Aurich, Germany and was formed in 1984. Enercon has specialized in using gearless turbines and has approximately 18.000 employees and activities across the globe. Enercon has 43,1 gigawatt power installed worldwide with more than 26.360 wind turbines installed.
GoldWind is based in Urumqi, Xinjiang, China and was founded in 1998. GoldWind has activities in Asia, Europe and the Americas and is among the largest turbine manufacturers in the world.
Dominion Energy, a Fortune 500 utility company based in Richmond, Virginia, has today joined as leading member of Global Wind Organisation.
Recent changes in the GWO Requirements for Certification Bodies (Version 11) and its introduction of the multi-site certification scheme have required changes within GWO’s Auditor Qualification Training (AQT)
GWO is today (6 December 2022), updating its advice with reference to an item in the equipment lists contained in some standard annexes. This specifically relates to GWO standards with the following codes: ART, ART-R, BST, BSTR, BSTR-P, Lift and WLA
Over 100 community colleges teach wind turbine technician programs in North America. One GWO training provider, Safety Technology (STL) USA is moving quickly to offer a new pathway into work for college students.
EDF Renewables North America (EDFR) is the latest addition to the growing list of GWO training providers in the US market.