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Siemens Gamesa reinforces offshore wind energy foothold in Taiwan

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy today held a launch ceremony with local government authorities and wind industry partners in Taiwan for what will be the company’s first offshore nacelle assembly facility outside of Europe. Construction is due to begin in 2020 at the site located in the port of Taichung. This represents an important milestone for … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa reinforces offshore wind energy foothold in Taiwan

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Taiwan offshore wind farm produces first power

The second phase of Formosa 1 will comprise 20 Siemens Gamesa 6MW offshore wind turbines. 10 of these have now been installed, and six of them have started gradually generating power.  When the first of the new wind turbines started generating clean renewable energy, it set a new milestone for Taiwan’s offshore wind industry and … Continue reading Taiwan offshore wind farm produces first power

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MHI Vestas Signs Contract in Taiwan for Local Supply of wind turbines

Local production contract signed for assembly of high voltage switchgear to be delivered in 2022. Confirming the first electrical component for local supply in the budding offshore wind energy industry in Taiwan, MHI Vestas has signed a conditional agreement with Mitsubishi Electric Europe B.V., with Taiwanese manufacturer, Shihlin Electric Co., included as an integral part … Continue reading MHI Vestas Signs Contract in Taiwan for Local Supply of wind turbines

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ALE and Giant Taiwan Team Up on Formosa offshore wind farm

ALE and Giant Taiwan have undertaken a joint venture to provide the onshore handling, transportation, and storage of wind turbine foundations for phase 2 of Taiwan’s Formosa 1 wind farm project. This phase is seeing 20 Siemens Gamesa 6 MW wind turbines installed 6 kilometres off Miaoli County in the Taiwan Strait, raising its power … Continue reading ALE and Giant Taiwan Team Up on Formosa offshore wind farm

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MHI Vestas Offshore Wind Inks Contract for Blade Materials in Taiwan

MHI Vestas confirmed a key localisation component today in Taiwan as it signed a contract with Swancor for the supply of materials used in blade manufacturing. The conditional agreement, signed today at a press event in Taipei, is the second for MHI Vestas in Taiwan following the contract for local tower production signed in October … Continue reading MHI Vestas Offshore Wind Inks Contract for Blade Materials in Taiwan

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Siemens Gamesa receives order for Ørsted’s 900 MW offshore wind power project in Taiwan

The company will install SG 8.0-167 DD offshore wind turbines at the Greater Changhua 1 & 2a wind energy project; Siemens Gamesa will establish a nacelle assembly facility at Taichung Harbor for start of production in 2021, exceeding localization requirements. Local tower supply set-up through CS Wind and Chin Fong partnership to be used. Offshore … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa receives order for Ørsted’s 900 MW offshore wind power project in Taiwan

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Siemens Gamesa conditionally awarded order for 376 MW Formosa 2 offshore wind energy project in Taiwan

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has conditionally received an order for the supply of offshore wind turbines including a 20-year full Service agreement for the 376 megawatt (MW) Formosa 2 Offshore Wind Farm Project in Taiwan. The awarding consortium partners are Macquarie Capital and Swancor Renewable Energy Co. A firm order is subject to the … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa conditionally awarded order for 376 MW Formosa 2 offshore wind energy project in Taiwan

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Siemens Gamesa receives order for wpd’s 640 MW Yunlin offshore wind power project in Taiwan

Following its selection as preferred supplier in May 2018, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has received the firm order by wpd offshore to supply the 640 megawatt (MW) Yunlin offshore wind power plant in Taiwan. Located approximately six kilometers from shore in the Taiwan Strait, the plant will feature 80 SG 8.0-167 DD offshore wind … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa receives order for wpd’s 640 MW Yunlin offshore wind power project in Taiwan

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Keppel snags S$150m offshore wind power contract

Keppel Corp has snagged a contract to build two offshore wind farm substations worth more than $150 million for Danish renewable energy company Orsted, the conglomerate said yesterday. Keppel FELS, a subsidiary of Keppel Offshore and Marine (Keppel O&M), will provide detailed engineering, procurement, construction, testing and commissioning for the substations, while certain electrical components … Continue reading Keppel snags S$150m offshore wind power contract

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Ørsted makes FID on Taiwan’s Changhua 1 and 2a wind farm

Ørsted’s Board of Directors has taken the final investment decision (FID) on the Changhua 1 and 2a offshore wind farm in Taiwan. Prior to the FID, Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs approved Ørsted’s local supply chain plan, and subsequently Ørsted has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Taipower at the feed-in-tariff level announced on … Continue reading Ørsted makes FID on Taiwan’s Changhua 1 and 2a wind farm

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Global Offshore Wind Energy Summit – Taiwan

Today the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and the European Chamber of Commerce Taiwan (ECCT) are hosting the Global Offshore Wind Summit – Taiwan with the ECCT’s Low Carbon Initiative. This is the official event for the offshore wind industry in Taiwan, gathering both local and global investment groups, energy companies, project developers and regulators … Continue reading Global Offshore Wind Energy Summit – Taiwan

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Taiwan plans to increase offshore wind energy capacity

Taiwan is aiming to increase its offshore wind energy generation capacity by 5 gigawatts over a five year period, starting in 2026, the Bureau of Energy (BOE) under the Ministry of Economic Affairs said Thursday. Speaking at a trade conference in Taipei, deputy head of the BOE Lee Chun-li (???) said the plans for the … Continue reading Taiwan plans to increase offshore wind energy capacity

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Natural Power advises on one of Taiwan’s largest offshore wind power projects

Leading renewable energy consultancy and service provider, Natural Power, is delighted to have acted as technical advisor to a consortium of Japanese investors led by Sojitz Corporation (“Sojitz”) for the agreement of a significant equity position with international wind farm developer WPD on the Yunlin Offshore Wind Farm. The transaction will see Sojitz and its … Continue reading Natural Power advises on one of Taiwan’s largest offshore wind power projects

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Vestas win 43 MW wind power order in Taiwan

Vestas has received an order from Foxwell Energy, a subsidiary of Foxlink Group, and TCC Green Energy, a subsidiary of TCC Group, for the 43 MW Changhua wind farm in Taiwan. Working closely with the project owners to understand their requirements and the site constraints of the project, Vestas was able to customise a solution … Continue reading Vestas win 43 MW wind power order in Taiwan

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Taiwan’s Hung Hua Construction signs MOU with Dutch shipbuilder to expand offshore wind support vessels

The company is expanding its fleet of CTVs as its strong support of the government’s policy of developing indigenous offshore wind farms. aiwanese marine construction company Hung Hua Construction (HHC) signed a purchase agreement, followed by another MOU with Dutch shipbuilding company Damen for further joint cooperation, at one of the region’s largest wind energy … Continue reading Taiwan’s Hung Hua Construction signs MOU with Dutch shipbuilder to expand offshore wind support vessels

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Fred Olsen secures contract for Taiwanese offshore wind farm

Fred Olsen Windcarrier has secured a contract from Siemens Gamesa to transport and install wind turbines at the Yunlin offshore wind farm in Taiwanese waters. For the contract, Fred Olsen will use one of its purpose-built jack-up installation vessels in Europe. The vehicle will start heading to Asia during the spring of 2020 to work … Continue reading Fred Olsen secures contract for Taiwanese offshore wind farm

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Why is Taiwan the next big offshore wind energy market?

Taiwan has done an unparalleled job of establishing the world’s most exciting new offshore wind power market in a very short period of time. By putting in place a clear target of 5.5 GW of installed offshore wind farm capacity by 2025, offering an attractive initial Feed-in-Tariff, and creating a clear zone process for offshore … Continue reading Why is Taiwan the next big offshore wind energy market?

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Taiwan announces 2019 feed-in-tariff for offshore wind power projects

Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs has announced the feed-in-tariff for offshore wind projects, which sign a power purchase agreement with Taipower in 2019. Developers have the option to choose between a 20-year flat tariff of TWD5,516 (approx. EUR157) per MWh or a tiered tariff of TWD6,279.5 (approx. EUR178) per MWh for the first 10 years … Continue reading Taiwan announces 2019 feed-in-tariff for offshore wind power projects

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Global Wind Energy Council statement on revision to proposed changes to Feed in Tariff in Taiwan

Ben Backwell, CEO of GWEC, said: “We welcome the Taiwan Government’s decision to modify its proposed changes to the Feed in Tariff. We are pleased that that the government has listened to the views and evidence presented by GWEC and the industry since the changes were announced late last year. We note that the changes … Continue reading Global Wind Energy Council statement on revision to proposed changes to Feed in Tariff in Taiwan

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Taiwan has a unique opportunity to be a leader in offshore wind energy and benefit from the investment boom in competitive wind power technology

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has called on the government of Taiwan to rethink proposed changes to the Feed-in-Tariff (FiT) for offshore wind projects to avoid the costly lessons made by other markets that pursued a similar approach. However, it must avoid the proposed move to alter Feed-in-Tariffs (FiT) in order to protect planned … Continue reading Taiwan has a unique opportunity to be a leader in offshore wind energy and benefit from the investment boom in competitive wind power technology

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