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  • 12 June 2012

    Danish based Fyns Kran Udstyr has developed a hydraulic yoke that makes lifting, maneuvering and mounting wind turbine nacelles quicker and safer. Wind turbines present a viable source of energy, but lifting and handling the large wind turbine nacelles requires finesse. Assembling the wind turbines can be a difficult venture without the proper equipment which […]

  • 6 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Anders Eldrup, former DONG Energy CEO, is appointed new chairman of the Danish wind turbine test centre LORC, where the construction of LORC Nacelle Testing is progressing according to plan. Anders Eldrup will hold a key position in the development of the offshore wind turbine industry as chairman of the very strong board of LORC […]

  • 11 September 2014
    R&D, Technology

    Ane Mærsk Mc-Kinney Uggla and Henrik Sass Larsen are speaking at an inauguration of the world’s most realistic indoor testing facility for offshore wind turbines. LORC Nacelle testing centre was inaugurated with a two-day celebration on 10 and 11 September. On 10 September, nacelle testing specialists gathered at the LORC conference “Advanced Nacelle Testing”. LORC Nacelle testing center […]

  • 31 March 2014

    The high voltage supply for LORC Nacelle Testing is being prepared with the construction of a new local substation ensuring a 33 kV supply for the offshore wind turbine test centre. Also, the high voltage supply cables have been installed at both ends and the remaining installation in the utility area of the test hall […]

  • 5 March 2018
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The Seafox 5 jack-up rig has installed the tower and the nacelle of the first GE Haliade 6MW wind turbine on the 396MW Merkur offshore wind farm in the German North Sea.

  • 27 June 2014
    R&D, Technology

    LORC is going to hold a two-day celebration in honour of opening a facility for the world’s most advanced and realistic testing of nacelles.   The event will be held on 10th and 11th of September. The first day of this event comprises VIP Conference Advanced Testing of Nacelles. Independent Reliability and Testing Expert, Larry […]

  • 6 November 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    BigLift’s heavy load carrier Big Sky has arrived in the Port of Eemshaven in the Netherlands loaded with the first six of the sixty-six GE Haliade nacelles to be installed on the 396MW Merkur offshore wind farm in the German North Sea.

  • 8 April 2014

    Since MARKOS (Polish GRP manufacturer) opened their fourth production hall at the end of 2013, the total order volume for nacelles (including hub covers) jumped up to 14 sets per week and employment increased to almost 400 people. Nacelles are being produced separately from their other products such as lifeboats, rescue boats, RIBs or fishing farms. Manufactured wind […]

  • 7 January 2014

    LORC took advantage of the unique infrastructure at Lindø Industrial Park. The main components have started arriving at the site for the Nacelle Testing facility which will be able to test wind turbines with total capacity of up to 10MW. Check out this video of what LORC Nacelle Testing facility will look like. [mappress] Offshore […]

  • 23 March 2018
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    First nacelles for the offshore wind turbines that will spin at the Rentel wind farm have arrived at the REBO site in Ostend, Belgium, after being shipped from the Siemens Gamesa factory in Cuxhaven.

  • 9 January 2018
    R&D, Technology

    Aluminium nacelle covers are lightweight, they provide more space for the nacelle components, and are faster to produce at a lower overall cost, according to Sapa Extrusion, part of the Hydro Group.

  • 2 September 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Internationally recognized experts with lifelong experience in the wind industry will be among the speakers at the 10 September conference ‘Advanced Testing of Nacelles’. The conference marks the opening of the LORC Nacelle Testing facility, which provides the world’s most advanced and realistic tests of offshore wind turbines. The conference will focus on realistic validation […]

  • 2 May 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    The wind turbine nacelles for the 40MW Tahkoluoto offshore wind farm in Finland have arrived to the Port of Pori.

  • 12 December 2017
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    GE Renewable Energy has sent off the last set of GE Haliade 6MW nacelles for this year to Merkur offshore wind farm’s logistical operations hub in Eemshaven, the Netherlands.

  • 18 September 2012
    Technology

    Danish based Fyns Kran Udstyr has developed a hydraulic yoke that makes lifting, maneuvring and mounting wind turbine nacelles quicker and safer. Wind turbines present a viable source of energy, but lifting and handling the large wind turbine nacelles requires finesse. Assembling the wind turbines can be a difficult venture without the proper equipment which […]

  • 4 August 2016
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Brave Tern has installed the first of five Haliade nacelles on the 30MW Block Island offshore wind farm, the first wind farm of its kind in US waters, located some three miles south-east of Block Island, Rhode Island. The installation of the blades, delivered to the site by lift boats L/B Caitlin, and L/B Paul, […]

  • 6 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Ports & Logistics

    Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has officially inaugurated its offshore nacelle plant in Cuxhaven, Germany.

  • 20 February 2013
    Technology

    The AREVA Wind M5000 is  lightweight despite its output of 5MW. The nacelle and rotor together weigh approximately 349 tons. This relatively low weight facilitates the transport and erection of the turbines; a crucial factor when working on the open sea. The nacelle is assembled onshore by qualified technicians from AREVA Wind, so that it […]

  • 4 December 2013
    R&D, Technology

    The prototype nacelle for the world’s most powerful wind turbine, Vestas’ V164-8.0 MW, has been completed at Lindø Industrial Park, Denmark. The nacelle is now en route to installation at the Danish national test centre at Østerild. “The complete nacelle and all of its components have now successfully passed the extensive testing regime according to […]

  • 16 March 2016

    The engineering company BIIR has developed and supplied new equipment for the assembly of nacelles of MHI Vestas Offshore Wind’s 8MW turbine.  In connection with MHI Vestas’ sale of offshore wind turbines, BIIR has developed various mounting wagons, which ensure that cases of the turbine nacelles can be placed correctly. The assembly takes place in Lindø Industrial Park, which […]

  • 27 March 2013
    Training & Education

    LORC (Lindoe Offshore Renewables Center) is building of one of the world’s most advanced facilities for wind turbine nacelle testing, LORC Test Center. Therefore they are looking for new colleagues. LORC Test Center is moving from design to actual construction of the test facility LNT, Lindoe Nacelle Testing. It will separately test nacelle functions and […]

  • 4 March 2019
    R&D, Technology

    The Deutsche WindGuard Consulting GmbH testing laboratory has been accredited for the calibration of nacelle mounted lidars. Accredited according to DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025, the laboratory can now calibrate all kinds of wind remote sensing devices. According to Deutsche WindGuard Consulting, nacelle lidars have gained in importance in the last years – especially with regards to […]

  • 7 March 2013
    R&D, Technology

    The construction of LNT – one of the world’s most advanced wind turbine nacelle testing facilities for “the wind turbines of tomorrow” – is about to commence. This is a great opportunity for an exciting job for engineers with an appetite for innovation and large machinery, as Lindoe Offshore Renewables Center (LORC) is now hiring […]

  • 11 July 2016

    GE reported today that the manufacturing of the first commercial series of Haliade™ nacelles is soon to be completed at its offshore wind turbine plant in Saint-Nazaire, France, with the nacelles scheduled to begin their voyage to the U.S. in mid-July. The five 370-tonne nacelles will equip the Block Island offshore wind farm, the first of its kind in […]

  • 29 March 2017
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The first complete nacelle built by Siemens for the 336MW Galloper offshore wind farm underwent its ‘first-click’ test in Esbjerg on Tuesday, 28 March, innogy SE said.

  • 10 January 2014
    R&D, Technology

    Vestas has installed the nacelle of its V164-8MW offshore wind turbine at the Danish national test centre in Østerild, the company announced on its official social media page. Vestas is now following the footsteps of Siemens, which had put its SWT-6.0-154 offshore wind turbine to test in 2012 in Østerild. Vestas’ nacelle was lifted into […]