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Siemens Gamesa named preferred supplier for 300 MW Hai Long 2 offshore wind power project in Taiwan

Siemens Gamesa appointed as preferred supplier for providing wind turbines and service to the wind farm; firm order subject to conditions including final investment decision by consortium partners. Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) and Hai Long Offshore Wind (Hai Long) today signed a preferred supplier agreement for the delivery and servicing of turbines on the … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa named preferred supplier for 300 MW Hai Long 2 offshore wind power project in Taiwan

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Ørsted inaugurates its first offshore wind farm in Taiwan

Today marks an important milestone for Ørsted as the company celebrates the inauguration of the Formosa 1 offshore wind farm in Taiwan, the first offshore wind farm built by Ørsted in Asia-Pacific. In the past three years, Ørsted has worked closely with joint venture partners, secured NTD 18.7 billion in wind energy project finance and … Continue reading Ørsted inaugurates its first offshore wind farm in Taiwan

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Wind energy in Taiwan, Vestas’ wind turbines for wind farm

Vestas has secured a 61 MW order with customer wpd for the two wind power projects Chuangwei and Leadway in Taiwan. Vestas will supply, transport, install and commission a total of 17 V117-3.45 MW wind turbines delivered in 3.6 MW Power Optimised Mode that will feature Taiwan’s largest onshore rotors to optimise wind energy production … Continue reading Wind energy in Taiwan, Vestas’ wind turbines for wind farm

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Taiwanese 376 MW Formosa 2 offshore wind energy project set for launch

Siemens Gamesa will install 47 SG 8.0-167 DD offshore wind turbines. The launch of the 376 MW Formosa 2 offshore wind farm project in Taiwan took a step closer to construction following the firm order from partners Macquarie’s Green Investment Group and Swancor Renewable Energy. The project, located in Miaoli county, will consist of 47 … Continue reading Taiwanese 376 MW Formosa 2 offshore wind energy project set for launch

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Wind energy in Taiwan: Swancor says that Formosa 1 wind farm plan on track

A company official said that 20 phase 2 wind turbines off the Miaoli County coast have been completed and operations would start before 2020. Formosa 1, Taiwan’s first offshore wind farm, is to begin commercial operations by the end of this year, according to Swancor Holding Co, one of the shareholders of the project. Swancor … Continue reading Wind energy in Taiwan: Swancor says that Formosa 1 wind farm plan on track

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Taiwan president promotes wind energy

Three years ago, Taiwan started to transform its energy policies from its lowest point to reach a situation where there are no energy shortages, President Tsai Ing-wen said Saturday (October 12). She was speaking at the launch of the first Taiwanese-made foundation pin piles for offshore wind energy at the Port of Taipei in Bali, … Continue reading Taiwan president promotes wind energy

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Final wind turbine installed at Taiwan’s first offshore wind farm

Formosa 1 announced today that the installation of all 20 wind turbines for phase 2 of the project has now been completed. Formosa 1 is the first commercial-scale offshore wind farm in Taiwan and will be able to supply 128,000 households with wind power.  The offshore construction of Formosa 1 Phase 2 started in May … Continue reading Final wind turbine installed at Taiwan’s first offshore wind farm

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Wind energy in Taiwan: Ørsted hires Van Oord

Ørsted has contracted Van Oord to carry out cable installation works for the 900-MW Greater Changhua 1 & 2a cluster of offshore wind power projects in Taiwan. Van Oord will be in charge of the transportation, installation and burial of the 111 inter array cables and three export cables for the wind energy projects. For … Continue reading Wind energy in Taiwan: Ørsted hires Van Oord

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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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