Vestas 8MW first into Lorc testing

Lorc will boast two test docks

Lorc will boast two test docks

A Vestas nacelle will be first onto the giant 10MW test rig being built at the Lindø Offshore Renewables Centre (Lorc) in Munkebo, Denmark, following the signing of a long-term deal with its compatriot turbine maker.

The two-and-a-half-year agreement covers testing of a range of "large-scale" nacelles at Lorc, under construction at the Lindø Industrial Park's former shipyard, with Vestas' new V164-8.0MW offshore machine expected to start trials next summer.

"We are extremely pleased to announce the agreement with Vestas for testing various types of nacelles. It gives us great reassurance to have our first customer in the house," says Lorc manager Ove Poulsen.

Lorc will have two test docks. One – the Function tester, which is slated to be up and running by July 2014 – will Log in to read complete article.

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