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Samsung wind turbine gets GL certification

Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) has received a Type Certificate from GL Renewables Certification (GL) for their wind turbine SHI 2.5 MW, load class IEC 2A.

SHI is the first Korean wind turbine manufacturer to receive a full GL Type Certification for its wind turbine.

The Type Certificate was issued according to the International Standard IEC 61400-1 Wind turbine generator systems - Part 1: Safety requirements, 2nd edition, and the Guideline for the Certification of Wind Turbines, Edition 2003 with Supplement 2004, GL.

Investing to expand its renewable energy business, SHI has just completed a new turbine manufacturing complex in Geoje, South Korea, and aims for diversifying its product scale by developing a large offshore wind turbine.

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