TÜV SÜD and IX Wind form one stop shop for quality and safety in Taiwan and Japan

Taipei, Taiwan – On January 14 2020 TÜV SÜD and IX Wind signed a memorandum of understanding for the cooperation in various services for the wind power industry in Taiwan and Japan. The collaboration between IX Wind and TÜV SÜD is focussed on the performance improvement and inspections of WTG’s as well as full scope of supply quality management and control. Due diligence is also amongst the services this new collaboration offers to developers, investors, banks and insurance companies.

Both organizations have the highest standards when it comes to thoroughly securing quality and HSE for their customers. Combining forces in the Taiwanese and Japanese wind power industry, makes it clear for insurance companies, banks and investors whom they can rely on. The two organizations effectively form a one stop shop for quality and safety.

From the start of a wind project, IX Wind will be focussing mainly on project support, tender preparations and contractual matters, defining the specifications and quality aspects in cooperation with TÜV SÜD.

TÜV SÜD’s priorities lie in WTG type certification, onshore/offshore wind project, certification and wind quality surveillance service. This includes testing, inspection, certification and knowledge training during all wind energy developing lifecycle.

IX Wind subsequently supervises and inspects on-site delivery and verifies contract compliances, as well as performing on-site inspections and verifying the power plant production performance.

Founded in 1866 as a steam boiler inspection association, the TÜV SÜD Group has evolved into a global enterprise. More than 24,500 employees work at over 1,000 locations in about 50 countries to continually improve technology, systems and expertise. They contribute significantly to making technical innovations such as Industry 4.0, autonomous driving and renewable energy safe and reliable.

About IX Wind
As part of IX Renewables, IX Wind supports clients with expertise in all wind power plant life stages: Development, Construction and Operation, on and offshore. IX Wind has over 18 years of expertise on wind energy investments and technology. Their goal is to work closely with their clients worldwide, providing holistic technical and commercial expertise to reduce risks and to improve the return on wind power plant investments. IX Wind bridges the gap between technical, commercial and legal matters. This emphasizes their role as ‘translators’ between the different ‘worlds’.
IX Renewables also includes Dutch solar project development company IX Zon and IX Solar for international solar development and consultancy.

For more information, please contact:

Ms. Paris Tzou, IX Wind – p.tzou@ixwind.com – +886 2 8729 2123

Mr. Gary Wang – Gary.Wang@tuv-sud.tw – +886 2 2898 6818 ext.324

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