PRLog - Oct. 5, 2009 - Due to the long-term experience and knowledge SGS Poland was awarded the contract to provide Owner’s Representative Services for the construction of RWE’s first wind farm in Poland.
SGS’ Owner’s Representative Services for RWE
SGS Poland has been providing project developers with valuable Owner’s Representative Services for many years. This is also known as Contract Engineering (link to: http://www.sgs.com/
With an in-depth understanding of the power generation sector, SGS offers investors Owner’s Representative Services during wind farm development. The range of services covers both support during the pre-construction and the construction phases, from verification of the initial design plans to the supervision of a trial run and commissioning.
Trusting in the long-term experience and knowledge, RWE Innogy GmbH awarded SGS Poland the contract to assume the Owner’s Representative role during the construction of its Suwalki Wind Farm, consisting of 18 wind turbines of type SWT-2.3-93, each with a capacity of 2.3 MW.
SGS opened an on-site office and appointed engineers to supervise the construction (link to: http://www.sgs.com/
Continuous quality supervision during production is essential to avoid future operational failures due to poor material quality, the wrong choice of materials or to welding faults. Therefore, SGS was asked to provide additional inspection of the wind turbine components. This included the QA inspection of nacelles, towers, hubs and blades at the manufacturers’
SGS Wind Energy Services combines local knowledge with a global background. Our independent certification and inspection can improve trust in the projects and secure quality of both offshore and onshore wind farms (link to: http://www.wind.sgs.com/
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