DNV-ST-0438 Control and protection systems for wind turbines

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Edition 2016-04 - Amended 2021-11

This standard (ST) provides principles and technical requirements for the control and protection systems for wind turbines onshore and offshore. 

The objectives of this ST are to:

  • provide an acceptable level of safety and quality by defining minimum requirements for the control and protection system of wind turbines
  • serve as design basis for designers, suppliers, purchasers and regulators
  • specify requirements for wind turbines subject to DNV certification.
DNV-ST-0438 Control and protection systems for wind turbines