Description: Driven by its purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, DNV GL enables organisations to advance the safety and sustainability of their business. DNV GL provides classification and technical assurance along with software and independent expert advisory services to the maritime, oil & gas and energy industries. We also provide certification services to customers across a wide range of industries. Combining leading technical and operational expertise, risk methodology and in-depth industry knowledge, DNV GL empowers its customers’ decisions and actions with trust and confidence. The company continuously invests in research and collaborative innovation to provide customers and society with operational and technological foresight. DNV GL, whose origins go back to 1864, operates globally in more than 100 countries with its 16,000 professionals dedicated to helping their customers make the world safer, smarter and greener.
In the Energy industry: DNV GL delivers world-renowned testing and advisory services to the energy value chain including renewables and energy efficiency. Our expertise spans onshore and offshore wind power, solar, conventional generation, transmission and distribution, smart grids, and sustainable energy use, as well as energy markets and regulations. Our 3,000 energy experts support clients around the globe in delivering a safe, reliable, efficient, and sustainable energy supply.
DNV GL Strategic Research & Innovation: The objective of strategic research is through new knowledge and services to enable long term innovation and business growth in support of the overall strategy of DNV GL. Such research is carried out in selected areas that are believed to be of particular significance for DNV GL in the future.
Flex Power Grid Laboratory (FPGLab)
The laboratory is in operation since 2008 and focuses on Distributed Energy Resources (DER) and Renewable Energy Systems (RES) integration for SmartGrids and power electronics development and testing for industrial high voltage (24kV) and power up to 1MVA, by offering a predefined “bad” grid or load.
- Power Factory
Standards compliance: Several IEC/IEEE/UL standards
Quality Management: FPGLab is certified according to the ISO/IEC 17025:2005 standard and the DERri protocol.
SCADA Technologies and security/privacy regulations:
- Many different vendor solutions are vailable in the lab
- Most important communication standard in Netherlands: IEC61850
- Most important communication protocols in Netherlands: IEC61850
- Important equipment vendor for SCADA components in Netherlands: SIEMENS
- Most important standardisation organisation in Netherlands: NEN/NEC
last updated: 03.02.2017