Component Certificate

Ingeteam frequency converter for on- and offshore wind turbines

The DFM 3000 Ingecon® wind converter is a mature technology used by many of the main turbine manufacturers for wind turbines up to 6 MW suitable for on and offshore applications.

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Component Certification of Ingeteam's new frequency converter. The DFM 3000 Ingecon® wind converter offers operational flexibility, energy management benefits and compliance with technical regulations. The Ingeteam converter can be integrated in on- and offshore wind turbines up to 3.5 MW. The certification confirms that wind turbine component is designed, documented and manufactured in accordance with design assumptions, applicable standards and technical requirements for safety, function and quality.

This is the first component certificate awarded by DNV according to its own globally applicable standard for electrical installations in wind turbines. It combines all the requirements of the previous GL and IEC guidelines in a compact, clear and concisely worded way. With this certification, Ingeteam has confirmation that its frequency converter meets all applicable guidelines for on- and offshore use. DNV examined the converter in all aspects of development, documentation and manufacture to ensure safety, functioning and quality. This Component Certificate makes it easier for Ingeteam to sell the converter to wind turbine manufacturers gloablly. Certification of the DFM 3000 Ingecon® wind converter underlines Ingeteam’s technical expertise as a manufacturer of efficient and reliable frequency converters, and positions it as a trustworthy supplier of components for wind turbines.

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Alberto Barcia González, Platform Manager: “This is our first component certification for a frequency converter. Early on, we looked into suitable certification bodies. We are very happy with our choice of DNV, due to their solid technical expertise and the consolidated guidelines. Certification to the globally recognized DNV standard gives our customers proof of the high quality of our DFM 3000 Ingecon® wind converter. It makes the process of new turbine development easier and speeds up the integration of our components.”

Mike Wöbbeking, Renewables Certification: “Certification of the Ingeteam converter was a pleasure for us in two respects. The Ingeteam people were extremely professional to work with, and the very fast certification process confirmed the precision and clarity of our own DNV standard.”

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