Our Accreditations

The Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult recognises that the successful control of business risk, specifically in the areas of Safety, Health, Environment and Quality, is essential in order to underpin its position as a leading research and development platform for new renewable energy technologies. The company has committed to develop and introduce effective management systems in the areas demanded by all of its stakeholders and has engaged on a programme of independent verification in order to demonstrate the capability of these systems. To date we have accomplished the following:

Business Activity/Scope Standard Certification/Accreditation Body
Research, Development, Engineering,
Testing, Calibration and Consultancy
Services to the Renewable Energy Sector.
ISO 9001: 2008 Det Norske Veritas
Structural Testing of Wind Turbine
Blades in Narec 50m and 100m
Blade Test Facilities
ISO/IEC 17025: 2005 United Kingdom Accreditation Service Laboratory number 2769
Testing of Power Cables ISO/IEC17025:2005 United Kingdom Accreditation Service Laboratory number 2769
Testing of Small Wind Turbines ISO/IEC17025:2005 United Kingdom Accreditation Service Laboratory number 2769
Company-wide Health & Safety Management OHSAS 18001: 2007 Det Norske Veritas
Company-wide Environmental Management ISO 14001: 2004 Det Norske Veritas

Please see our Management System Certificate here.

More is planned in order to complete the programme, specifically in the following areas:

Business Activity/Scope Standard Certification/Accreditation Body
Testing of drivetrains. ISO/IEC17025:2005 United Kingdom Accreditation Service

 

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