Importance of Wind Turbine Certification

Wind turbine certification provides assurance that turbine models have been evaluated for safety, performance, and functionality.[1] The following are helpful resources.

DWEA members that provide certification testing:

Additional Resources

DWEA Certification Memo
DOE Guidance on Certification
SWCC Certified Turbine Listing
Intertek Certified Turbine Listing
Interstate Renewable Energy Council Certification List


  1. U.S. Department of Energy. Memorandum Re. Quality Assurance through Wind Turbine Certification Requirements. April 11, 2014.
  2. U.S. Department of Energy. 2012 Market Report on Wind Technologies in Distributed Applications