Offshore Renewables

Offshore renewables projects offer promising sources of clean energy.

Various offshore technologies have emerged to generate electricity:

  • current and tidal turbines

  • wave energy converters

  • ocean thermal energy conversion

  • fixed and floating offshore wind turbines


Tidal turbines, wave energy converters and ocean thermal energy converters produce electricity by harnessing the power of tidal streams, waves and temperature gradients whereas wind turbines use the wind’s kinetic energy.

All these installations are complex and each site has its specific characteristics, often with many stakeholders involved in the approval process. And their number is set to multiply.

Thus, as a designer or an operator involved in marine energy, you must be able to demonstrate that your technologies are safe, and offer strong quality and reliability.

This can be complex in an emerging sector with no real track record, and international standards under development.

Bureau Veritas, as an established certification body with extensive experience in renewable energy and marine markets, has developed certification for emerging marine renewable energy (MRE) technologies.

      


Offshore wind farms benefit from their own guide developed by Bureau Veritas based on the existing international standard IEC 61400-22.


Alongside certification, we provide a wide range of services:

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