Norway : DNV KEMA secures wind framework agreement.
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DNV Der Norske Veritas KEMA KEMA Keuring Van Electrotechnische Materialen (Netherlands) has been awarded a framework agreement to provide a range of project development support services support services Psychology Non-health care-related ancillary services–eg, transportation, financial aid, support groups, homemaker services, respite services, and other services for 20-50 wind power projects for German wind power developer SoWiTec.
Sonnenbuehl-based SoWiTec Development GmbH & Co. KG (SoWiTec) has engaged DNV KEMA Energy & Sustainability through a frame agreement to provide a range of project development support, technical services, third party expertise, and project management assistance related to 20-50 proposed wind power projects in Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Mexico, Peru, Uruguay and Russia.
DNV KEMA s global footprint and experience in various emerging markets such as Brazil supports SoWiTec s ambitions, says project manager and service line leader Jens Goesswein DNV KEMA Energy & Sustainability. Our team in Germany will work closely with SoWiTec locally and provide them with the support they need across the entire project development, construction and operation cycles.
The services provided by DNV KEMA will help support project financing Project financing
A form of asset-based financing in which a firm finances a discrete set of assets on a stand-alone basis. , and include verification and reporting of wind measurements, wind and energy yield verification and technical due diligence Research; analysis; your homework. This term has caught on in all industries, because it sounds so "wired." Who would want to do analysis or research when they can do due diligence. See wired. . "Put briefly, we will work with SoWiTec on various fronts and as part of the project scope we will review the design basis of the wind turbines, wind turbine towers, electrical distribution system, substation, additional transmission line and utility interconnection and roads. We will also look into the foundations to determine whether the design has been completed in accordance with applicable codes, standards and accepted industry practice, adds Jens Goesswein.
The agreement was formally announced at the Husum Wind Event. Speaking on behalf of SoWiTec, Mr. Harald Rudolph, Managing Director and COO of the SoWiTec group, said, With DNV KEMA, Sowitec has engaged an excellent partner to promote its wind power projects throughout the entire development process. Due to DNV KEMA s experience in renewable energies, especially in Latin America Latin America, the Spanish-speaking, Portuguese-speaking, and French-speaking countries (except Canada) of North America, South America, Central America, and the West Indies. , we are expecting valuable long term cooperation and are looking forward to this promising partnership.
We are delighted to have secured the framework agreement with SoWiTec, commented Kevin Smith, DNV KEMA s Global Segment Director, Renewable Energy Services. DNV KEMA is uniquely qualified to meet SoWiTec s objectives through our in-depth experience across a broad array of wind energy services and our global staff. We have worked extensively in Latin America and understand the challenges related to financing of wind projects. We are addressing the needs of project developers, investors and lenders, and also understand performance issues associated with a variety of wind turbine models. All this experience will benefit SoWiTec and we look forward to helping them realise their ambitions in a safe and sustainable manner.
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