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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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Taiwan Offshore Wind Energy Summit 2018

For 2nd TOWES 2018, we are dedicated to building a networking and match-making platform for all concerned industrial players to share knowledge and to exchange business contacts in this emerging market. What TOWES 2018 can provide is not only the topical sessions to deeply understand the market intelligence, but also to get connected with key … Continue reading Taiwan Offshore Wind Energy Summit 2018

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India, Taiwan among markets to bolster Asia wind energy

In a new report Asia Pacific (excluding China) Wind Power Outlook 2018, research firm Make Consulting estimated that not only would annual wind capacity additions in the region reach a peak of 12GW, but that over 96GW would be added over the next 10 years. Wind capacity in the region is likely to hit 141GW … Continue reading India, Taiwan among markets to bolster Asia wind energy

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Taiwan accelerates offshore wind farm development

The Ministry of Economic Affairs has selected 9 companies to build 14 wind farms with a total capacity of 5.5 gigawatts off Taiwan’s western coast within 7 years. The government is sparing no effort in advancing offshore wind farm development through such measures as streamlining approval processes, strengthening oversight of support infrastructure construction, and providing … Continue reading Taiwan accelerates offshore wind farm development

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Ørsted wins 920MW offshore wind energy projects in Taiwan

Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs has announced the outcome of its first offshore wind auction. Ørsted was awarded 920MW capacity for its offshore wind sites in the Changhua region. Subject to Ørsted obtaining relevant permits and taking final investment decision, the projects are to be built in 2025. Ørsted’s winning bid price was TWD2,548 (approx. … Continue reading Ørsted wins 920MW offshore wind energy projects in Taiwan

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Ørsted wins 920MW offshore wind energy projects in Taiwan

aiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs has announced the outcome of its first offshore wind auction. Ørsted was awarded 920MW capacity for its offshore wind sites in the Changhua region. Subject to Ørsted obtaining relevant permits and taking final investment decision, the projects are to be built in 2025. Ørsted’s winning bid price was TWD2,548 (approx. … Continue reading Ørsted wins 920MW offshore wind energy projects in Taiwan

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Offshore wind energy in Taiwan: Siemens Gamesa backs Global Wind Organization training center project

Taiwan International Windpower Training Corporation (TIWTC) and Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) have signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) to collaborate in establishing Global Wind Organization (GWO) training center in Taichung. With this further step Siemens Gamesa expands its support to the offshore wind industry in Taiwan and the APAC region. The company is preparing … Continue reading Offshore wind energy in Taiwan: Siemens Gamesa backs Global Wind Organization training center project

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Pioneering Taiwan offshore wind project Formosa 1 Phase 2 reaches financial close with Siemens Gamesa turbines

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has reached financial close with its customers to supply additional 120 megawatts (MW) of capacity to the pioneering offshore wind power plant Formosa 1 Phase 2 in Taiwan. The contracts signed earlier this year include the supply and installation of the turbines and a 15-year full service agreement. Siemens Gamesa … Continue reading Pioneering Taiwan offshore wind project Formosa 1 Phase 2 reaches financial close with Siemens Gamesa turbines

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Siemens Gamesa named preferred supplier for wpd’s Yunlin offshore wind power project in Taiwan

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) intensifies its cooperation with wpd offshore in the preparation of the Yunlin offshore wind power project in Taiwan. The project, to be located approximately six kilometers from shore in the Taiwan Strait, will reach a total capacity of 640 megawatts. The LoI, which is still subject to final contract, will … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa named preferred supplier for wpd’s Yunlin offshore wind power project in Taiwan

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Van Oord wins contract for 640MW offshore wind energy project in Taiwan

Van Oord has been designated as preferred contractor for a large 640 MW offshore wind project in Taiwan. By obtaining this contract, Van Oord has taken a firm first step on the Asian offshore wind market. This Yunlin project has a contract value of approximately EUR 500 million. The Yunlin offshore wind project is being … Continue reading Van Oord wins contract for 640MW offshore wind energy project in Taiwan

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Offshore wind energy marks new chapter in Taiwan

Offshore wind power projects along Taiwan’s western coast will mark a new chapter in energy transformation and underscore the country’s commitment to the development of renewable energy, President Tsai Ing-wen said Saturday. Not only will the projects provide a new source of power, but also help create 20,000 new jobs, Tsai said at a ceremony held … Continue reading Offshore wind energy marks new chapter in Taiwan

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Taiwan set forth plans to expand its offshore wind energy

Taiwan set forth plans to expand its offshore wind capacity through the implementation of measures in three phases: setting examples, identifying areas with potentials, and zoning for massive development, reports said Monday. Taiwan has selected seven companies to build 10 offshore wind farms along the country’s western coast that will have installed capacity of 3,836 … Continue reading Taiwan set forth plans to expand its offshore wind energy

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Taiwan awards Ørsted 900MW grid capacity for offshore wind energy

Taiwan is becoming the next battleground for the world’s top offshore wind developers as they seek a foothold in Asia for a technology that has been expanding fast in Europe. Taiwan announced results on Monday of its first major offshore wind farm auction that aims to add 3.8 gigawatts (GW) of capacity to its existing … Continue reading Taiwan awards Ørsted 900MW grid capacity for offshore wind energy

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Siemens Gamesa awarded 120 MW expansion of Taiwan’s pioneering Formosa 1 offshore wind power plant

Only one year after the successful commissioning of Taiwan’s pioneering Formosa 1 Phase 1 offshore wind power plant, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has been contracted to supply an additional 120 MW of capacity for Formosa 1 Phase 2. The contracts signed today are subject to the joint venture’s final investment decision and financial close, … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa awarded 120 MW expansion of Taiwan’s pioneering Formosa 1 offshore wind power plant

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MHI Vestas teams up with Taiwan offshore wind energy

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has signed MOUs with four Taiwan companies in a bid to form an ecosystem supporting Taiwan’s transition to clean energy. The four local firms are: China Steel Machinery, Tien Li, Swancor, and and Formosa Plastics, according to MHI Vestas, a joint venture established by Japan-based Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) and Denmark-based … Continue reading MHI Vestas teams up with Taiwan offshore wind energy

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Wind power is practical in Taiwan

The Bureau of Energy has dismissed skepticism about the practicality of wind power in Taiwan where capacity factor in the summer is estimated at very low levels by some critics. While some critics estimate the summer capacity factor (actual utilization of capacity divided by installation capacity) for wind power generation in Taiwan at as low … Continue reading Wind power is practical in Taiwan

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Taiwan offshore wind energy projects

Developers have issued updates on several planned wind projects offshore Taiwan, with these schemes gaining environmental approval and new partners. Taiwan’s Environmental Protection Administration has approved a total of eight environmental impact assessments (EIAs), for projects planned off Changhua County. Four of these sites are being developed by Denmark’s Ørsted. The developer said in a … Continue reading Taiwan offshore wind energy projects

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