Does ICC-SWCC develop the standards used for its wind turbine certifications?

No, ICC-SWCC is not a Standard Development Organization (SDO).  The AWEA 9.1 standard used for small wind turbines is developed by the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) under their ANSI-approved standard development procedures.  The IEC 61400 standards used for medium wind turbines are developed by the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) under Technical Committee TC 88.

Through active ongoing participation in technical committees for the AWEA Standard,  and the IEC Standards, ICC-SWCC is playing a key role in helping to update and achieve international harmonization of standards, testing and certification. ICC-SWCC is working diligently with other wind certification programs in Europe, Asia and North America to minimize the differences between country-specific requirements in order to address a well-recognized market barrier.

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