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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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LS to supply cables to Taiwan offshore wind power

According to the company, it has signed a deal providing the 66 kilovolt cables with a German wind power firm wpd, which is participating in the wind farm project in waters off western Taiwan. Taiwan plans to build a 5.5-gigawatt offshore wind power facility by 2030 by pouring $23 billion, in a bid to increase … Continue reading LS to supply cables to Taiwan offshore wind power

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Vestas makes comeback in Taiwan with 18 MW wind energy order from Star Energy Corporation

Vestas has secured a 18 MW wind farm order in Taiwan with local Engineering Procurement and Construction provider Star Energy Corporation for two of their latest wind energy projects. The order includes the supply and supervision of installation of 5 V105-3.45 MW wind turbines delivered in 3.6 MW Power Optimised Mode. The wind farm will … Continue reading Vestas makes comeback in Taiwan with 18 MW wind energy order from Star Energy Corporation

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Wind Energy Industry to hold 1st Global Offshore Wind Summit in Taipei

The Summit on 25 April will be organized by the Global Wind Energy Council and the European Chamber of Commerce Taiwan (ECCT) and supported by the Taiwan International Ports Corporation and The Chinese International Economic Cooperation Association, and is endorsed by Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs and Ministry of Transportation and Communications. The event will … Continue reading Wind Energy Industry to hold 1st Global Offshore Wind Summit in Taipei

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Siemens Gamesa named preferred supplier for Ørsted’s 900 MW Greater Changhua offshore wind power projects in Taiwan

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) was named preferred supplier today by customer Ørsted for their 900 MW Greater Changhua offshore wind power projects in Taiwan. The project includes approx. 112 units of the Asia-Pacific variant of the SG 8.0-167 DD offshore wind turbine and a Service agreement. Subject to the agreement becoming a final contract, … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa named preferred supplier for Ørsted’s 900 MW Greater Changhua offshore wind power projects in Taiwan

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Siemens Gamesa awards first two contracts for localized offshore wind turbine components in Taiwan

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) awarded the first two local supply agreements for offshore wind energy projects in Taiwan in ceremonies today in Taipei. Firstly, Swancor will supply resin used in the blades slated for the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind power plant. Secondly, the newly-formed partnership between CS Wind and Chin Fong will … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa awards first two contracts for localized offshore wind turbine components in Taiwan

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Siemens Gamesa tailors SG 8.0-167 DD for Asia-Pacific markets

The new SG 8.0-167 DD offshore wind turbine variant for Asia-Pacific markets addresses local conditions across the region. Based on the proven Siemens Gamesa Offshore Direct Drive wind turbine platform, the variant is strongly suited for the growing Taiwanese offshore wind market. It ensures that the SG 8.0-167 DD is tailored to meet local codes … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa tailors SG 8.0-167 DD for Asia-Pacific markets

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Taiwan university partners with UK advisory firm for specialist renewable energy training

Taiwan’s National Yunlin University of Science and Technology (Yun Tech) will team up with U.K. specialist advisory firm Renewables Consulting Group (RCG) to provide offshore wind training in Taiwan, after a memorandum of understanding was signed in Douliu City last week. The new agreement will cover training on all aspects of offshore wind development and … Continue reading Taiwan university partners with UK advisory firm for specialist renewable energy training

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Mitsui & Co. invests in Taiwanese offshore wind energy developer Yushan Energy Taiwan

Mitsui & Co., Ltd. completed all necessary procedures to enter into a definitive agreement to acquire a 50% share of Yushan Energy Taiwan Co., from Singapore’s Yushan Energy Co., a subsidiary of Enterprize Energy Group. Yushan Energy Taiwan Co. is currently developing an off-shore wind power plant in Taiwan, the company said in its press … Continue reading Mitsui & Co. invests in Taiwanese offshore wind energy developer Yushan Energy Taiwan

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