WEICan - DEWI agree exclusive framework agreement for the provision of Type Testing services in North America.

01-June-2007.
WEICan and DEWI have agreed a framework agreement in accordance with which both parties will work together on an exclusive basis in order to provide the North American wind industry with Type Testing services. The formal signing will take place later this month.

Commenting on the agreement WEICan's Executive Director, Anne Forbes, said "WEICan has been involved with DEWI since the late 1980's before DEWI was even formally constituted. I am therefore thrilled that we have finally formalized the excellent working relationship which we have developed over that time."

She added "This agreement is wonderful news for DEWI as it extends their global reach to one of the largest wind energy markets in the world. And it is excellent news for WEICan as this agreement further enhances our ability to deliver on our core mission which is to provide testing and research services to the North American wind energy industry."

The Managing Director of DEWI, Jens Peter Molly said "Since DEWI was established 17 years ago, we have gained enormous experience in testing and certification services for the wind energy industry. We are delighted to be working with WEICan in order to be expanding our presence in North America. This agreement will complement our activities in every major wind energy market around the world ."

About DEWI
DEWI, the German Wind Energy Institute, was founded in 1990 by the State of Lower Saxony, Germany with the purpose of supporting the wind energy industry. Today DEWI is a world leader in the testing, certification and assessment of wind turbines. It also undertakes a variety of other wind-related consultancy services for industry, the banking sector, government agencies and others. DEWI is accredited to EN ISO/IEC 17025 and MEASNET. [www.dewi.de]

About Type Testing
Type Testing is undertaken in order to demonstrate a turbine's power performance and is typically comprised of safety tests, load and power performance measurements as well as static and fatigue blade tests.


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