LORC - November 2011
New Chief Executive Officer at LORC
LORC has appointed a new CEO to head the Knowledge and Testing Center. The new CEO will join the LORC team on 1 February 2012. In the meantime, Head of Communications, Tea Tramontana, who has been with of LORC since the very beginning, will serve as CEO. Claus Hviid Christensen, former CEO of LORC, is moving on to the post of Senior Manager at DONG Energy, where he will work with research and development in the renewable energy field.
Education in the green energy sector
Attend the info meeting at LORC on 8 December to learn about the course’s contents, start-up dates, prices, and partners. Læs om infodagen på dansk.
LORC represented at EWEA 2012 in Copenhagen
"Wind Farm Performance Validation by Full-Scale Nacelle Testing and Real-Time Simulation" is the title of the abstract that LORC engineer Peter Nielsen, Senior Specialist, has submitted for the April 2012 EWEA Wind Conference. The paper concerns research and development performed during the design of the Lindoe Nacelle Testing facility. LORC will also be represented in the EWEA exhibition.
New issue of OceanWise with focus on testing
The new issue of OceanWise, the LORC magazine on challenges and opportunities in the green offshore sector, has now been published. Among other things, you can read about the test methods at Vestas and Siemens and gain inspiration from testing in the automotive industry. You can explore the promising SeaGen tidal energy extractor, which provides power for around 1500 households, and you can delve into the potential for wind turbine blade recycling. This issue also provides insight into LORC's holistic testing philosophy.
Go directly to the online version of OceanWise.
Offshore Renewables map
At LORC Knowledge, two data sheets have been added to the Offshore Renewables Map: Walney 2 Offshore Wind Farm and Rudong 1 Intertidal Wind Farm in the East China Sea. The Walney 2 Offshore Wind Farm has delivered its first power but is not fully commissioned yet; the expected completion is in 2012.
Access the Offshore Renewables Map.