ICC-SWCC DIRECTORY OF TESTING ORGANIZATIONS

ICC-SWCC maintains this list of organizations that provide testing services for small and/or medium wind turbines seeking certification in North America. The list may not be all-inclusive, nor is it an endorsement of any test organization or individual. It is provided solely for informational purposes.

TEST LAB CONTACT ACCREDITATION SCOPE
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
National Wind Technology Center (NWTC)
1617 Cole Boulevard, Golden, CO 80401, USA
nrel.gov/wind

Arlinda Huskey
Phone: (303) 384-6987
Test site location: Boulder, CO, USA
Arlinda.Huskey@nrel.gov

Yes

NREL provides testing to the following standards:

  • AWEA 9.1 Small Wind Turbine Performance and Safety Standard
  • IEC 61400-2 Safety and function and duration
  • IEC 61400-11 Acoustic noise
  • IEC 61400-12 Power performance
  • IEC 61400-13 Mechanical loads
  • IEC 61400-21 Power quality
  • IEC 61400-22 Safety and function
  • IEC 61400-23 Blade

Accredited by A2LA to ISO/IEC 17025 (certificate number 1239.01).

RE Innovations
RE Innovations, LLC.
1775 Russells Pond Lane, Lawrenceville, GA 30043 USA
www.reinnovationsllc.com

Joseph Spossey
Phone: 678-733-5131
Test site location: Customer's Site
joseph.spossey@reinnovationsllc.com

No

RE Innovations provides guidance, setup and preparation, and on-site test execution for the following:

  • AWEA 9.1 Small Wind Turbine Performance and Safety Standard
  • IEC 61400-1 Safety and function
  • IEC 61400-2 Safety and function and duration
  • IEC 61400-11 Acoustic noise
  • IEC 61400-12 Power performance
  • IEC 61400-13 Mechanical loads
  • IEC 61400-22 Safety and function
  • IEC 61400-23 Blade
  • UL 6142 Small Wind Turbine Systems
  • UL 6141 Wind Turbines Permitting Entry of Personnel
  • RUK, EN and other similar international standars

 

RenewTest LLC
Renewable Energy Device Test Center
1237 Christine St, Pampa, TX 79065, USA
renewtest.com

David J. Carr
Phone: (806) 236-2645
Test site location: Pampa, TX, USA
david@renewtest.com

No

RenewTest provides testing to the following standards:

  • AWEA 9.1 Small Wind Turbine Performance and Safety Standard
  • AWEA SWT-1 Small Wind Turbine Standard
  • IEC 61400-2 Safety and function and duration
  • IEC 61400-11 Acoustic noise
  • IEC 61400-12 Power performance
  • IEC 61400-22 Safety and function
UL/WTAMU Advanced Wind Turbine Test Facility
A partnership of UL and West Texas A&M University
UL LLC, 333 Pfingsten Road, Northbrook, IL 60062, USA
ul.com/wind

Byron Neal
Phone: (806) 488-2135
Test site location: Canyon, TX, USA
wind@ul.com

No

UL/WTAMU provides testing to the following standards:

  • AWEA 9.1 Small Wind Turbine Performance and Safety Standard
  • UL 6142 Small Wind Turbine Systems
Wind Energy Institute of Canada (WEICan)

21741 Route 12 Tignish, Prince Edward Island, C0B 2B0 Canada
weican.ca

Marianne Rodgers
Phone: (902) 882-2746
Test site location: North Cape, Prince Edward Island, Canada
info@weican.ca

No

WEICan provides testing to the following standards:

  • AWEA 9.1 Small Wind Turbine Performance and Safety Standard
  • CSA C61400-2 Safety and function and duration
  • CSA C61400-11 Acoustic noise
  • CSA C61400-12-1 Power performance
  • CSA C61400-21 Power quality
Windward Engineering, LLC.
NREL Regional Test Center
3815 East US Hwy-6, Spanish Fork, UT 84660, USA
windwardengineering.com

Dean Davis
Phone: (801) 372-9251
Test site location: Spanish Fork, UT, USA
info@windwardengineering.com

No

Windward Engineering provides testing to the following standards:

  • AWEA 9.1 Small Wind Turbine Performance and Safety Standard
  • IEC 61400-2 Safety and function
  • IEC 61400-2 Duration
  • IEC 61400-11 Acoustic noise

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