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DNV-ST-0262 Lifetime extension of wind turbines


Edition 2016-03 - Amended 2021-11

This standard (ST) provides principles, technical requirements and guidance for extending the lifetime of wind turbines onshore and offshore. 

The objectives of this ST are to:

  • allow the assessment of wind turbines in order to ascertain whether they are fit for lifetime extension
  • provide an acceptable level of safety (in combination with referenced standards, recommended practices, guidelines, etc.)
  • serve as a standard for operators, manufacturers and experts for lifetime extension
  • specify requirements for lifetime extension of wind turbines subject to DNV certification
  • serve as a contractual reference document related to all questions concerning lifetime extension of wind turbines.
This standard is applicable to all types of wind turbines.

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