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Formosa I Offshore deploys Renewable Strategy software for its wind farm

Formosa 1 offshore (FOWI) wind farm is the first commercial-scale offshore wind farm in Taiwan.  The total power generation capacity for Formosa 1 is 128MW, which can supply 128,000 households in Taiwan. Renewable Strategy has deployed a computerised maintenance management software (CMMS) system that is being used on FOWI.  The RSL Manager will monitor, analyse … Continue reading Formosa I Offshore deploys Renewable Strategy software for its wind farm

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Taiwan wind farm gives Japan foothold in Asia’s wind power game

Japan’s leading power provider took its first major step in developing Asia’s promising wind energy market with the completion of Taiwan’s first commercial offshore wind farm. JERA, a joint venture between utilities Tokyo Electric Power Co. Holdings and Chubu Electric Power, owns 32.5% of the Formosa 1 wind farm off northwestern Taiwan, slated to begin … Continue reading Taiwan wind farm gives Japan foothold in Asia’s wind power game

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Taiwan Offshore Wind energy

Within a short period of time, Taiwan has emerged as a leading offshore wind power market in East Asia due to its ideal conditions for wind energy and the government’s commitment to developing the industry. In January 2018, the offshore wind energy target was increased to 5.5GW by 2025, and Taiwan continues to ride the … Continue reading Taiwan Offshore Wind energy

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From 0 to 15 GW by 2030: Four Reasons Why Taiwan is the Offshore Wind energy Market in Asia

After Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen’s re-election on Saturday 11 January, we are more confident than ever that Taiwan will continue to be a leader in the energy transition, both in Asia and globally. Three years ago, Taiwan started to transform its energy policies under a clear vision for a clean energy future from the DPP … Continue reading From 0 to 15 GW by 2030: Four Reasons Why Taiwan is the Offshore Wind energy Market in Asia

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Taiwan emerges as an offshore wind energy leader

Since October 2018, GWEC has been actively following and engaging with the industry and government, specifically in regards to the Taiwan offshore wind power Feed in Tariff (FiT). The Taiwanese government has been extraordinary in planning and supporting the success of Taiwan’s offshore sector in merely two years. Taiwan is by far the most open … Continue reading Taiwan emerges as an offshore wind energy leader

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Making a Hub in Wind Power and Technology R&D

The best opportunities for Taiwan to play a strong regional role may lie with its fast-developing capability in offshore wind power and its already well-established foundation as a high-tech R&D center.  Taiwan has big expectations for wind power, especially offshore installations – and not only as a means of generating enough electricity to enable renewables … Continue reading Making a Hub in Wind Power and Technology R&D

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Asia-Pacific: Potential to become the leader in offshore wind power

Following in the path of solar and onshore wind energy, offshore wind power is now gaining momentum in the race for the energy transition in Asia. In the past year, there has been a wave of studies and reports that confirm that the growth of the global offshore market has exceeded all our expectations – … Continue reading Asia-Pacific: Potential to become the leader in offshore wind power

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ECCT and GWEC to hold second annual Global Offshore Wind power Summit – Taiwan in April 2020

GWEC Market Intelligence forecasts that Taiwan is set to become the second largest offshore wind energy market in Asia, with over 15GW of offshore wind power capacity expected to be added over the next ten years. With a current target in place for 5.7GW of offshore wind farm capacity by 2025, Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen … Continue reading ECCT and GWEC to hold second annual Global Offshore Wind power Summit – Taiwan in April 2020

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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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