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Order No. 73 on technical certification for wind turbines.

Type of law

The purpose of this Order is to ensure that wind turbines are installed on land, sea and in the exclusive economic zone. They must be utilized for energy production, which meets the standard requirement set by energy production, safety for the environment regulations. These wind turbines shall be certified with a rotor area of 40 m2 must include at least the equivalent to those required modules for prototype certification laid down in the European standard DS/EN 61400-22, including specified DS/EN-, IEC and ISO standards. Those standards include requirements for safety and health and are not subject to certification requirement under this Order's article 3. Companies certifying wind turbines and wind turbine projects, including quality systems for manufacturing, installation, maintenance and service shall be accredited by the Danish Accreditation and Metrology Fund, DANAK, or by an equivalent recognized international accreditation body that is there is co-signatory of the European Cooperation for cooperation bodies EA multilateral agreement on mutual recognition, or approved by Danish Energy Authority's Secretariat for Wind Turbines.
Appendix 1 - Certification of wind turbines with a rotor of 40 m.
Appendix 2 - Certification and approval of service, approval of maintenance and service of own wind turbine and execution thereof.
Appendix 3 - Adoption of companies operating certification of wind turbines.
Date of text
Entry into force notes
1 February 2013.
Source language


Legislation Amendment
Original title
Bekendtg relse om teknisk certificeringsordning for vindm .