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LORC tests and demonstrates technology for harvesting renewable energy offshore

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Meeting industry’s needs for environmental testing of large components for offshore use is now one step closer with the ordering of a climatic chamber for a new LORC test centre.

Read more about the environmental testing of structures here





Our magazine OceanWise

OceanWise is targeted to all players in the green offshore energy sector. It contains a high standard of journalistic features and news stories about technology and technical issues, presented in a way that ensures easy reading, comprehension and benefit for everyone involved in the sector. You do not have to be an expert in green offshore energy to benefit from OceanWise - but you do have to be interested!

OceanWise covers the entire value chain of the green offshore energy sector. Focusing on technology, technical challenges and opportunities, OceanWise concentrates on the main areas of interest as well as the core businesses of LORC; testing, innovation, and production methods.



November 2012

  • Theme: Renewables movetowards laser welding
  • 2011 was a great year for offshore wind:
    LORC Knowledge now presents data on actual energy generation from offshore wind farms worldwide
  • Hammering of monopiles:
    Underwater noise mitigation system now successfully demonstrated

Read it here 


   April 2012


  • Theme: Reducing loss of energy
  • Mountain lakes as batteries
  • Biomass: Algae energy from the oceans
  • The next generations of operation and maintenance vessels


    Read it here.



   November 2011


  • Theme: Testing is a serious business
  • Technologies to reuse or recycle wind turbines blades
  • The teacher's pet of marine renewables: tidal energy
  • The next generations of wind turbines


    Read it here.



March 2011


  • Foundations: Moving on from monopiles
  • CEO at Dong Energy: Better testing is crucial
  • The myth killer: No lack of installation vessels
  • Wave Energy is struggling


Read it here.


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