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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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Siemens Gamesa signs MoU with Yeong Guan Energy Technology Group to support offshore wind industry in Taiwan

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy intensifies its activities in the preparation for the offshore business in Taiwan. After a first agreement with Taiwan International Ports Corporation (TIPC) in December, the wind turbine manufacturer has now signed a further Memorandum of Understanding with Yeong Guan Energy Technology Group to collaborate on the development of an offshore wind … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa signs MoU with Yeong Guan Energy Technology Group to support offshore wind industry in Taiwan

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CWind and IOVTEC form joint venture CWind Taiwan

CWind, a leading provider of power cable and asset management services to the offshore renewables and utilities market, and part of the Global Marine Group, announced today the formation of a joint venture with International Ocean Vessel Technical Consultant (IOVTEC), a survey and crew transfer vessel (CTV) service provider based in Taiwan. The new joint … Continue reading CWind and IOVTEC form joint venture CWind Taiwan

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Siemens Gamesa signs MoU with Taiwan International Ports Corporation for offshore wind power development

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy and the Taiwan International Ports Corporation signed a Memorandum of Understanding to begin a collaborative investigation into the development of areas of the Taichung harbor in Taiwan for the Offshore wind business. The non-binding MoU covers investigations of a potential manufacturing site for offshore wind components, office facilities, and staging areas … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa signs MoU with Taiwan International Ports Corporation for offshore wind power development

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Enercon opens Asia-Pacific wind energy hub in Taipei

Enercon GmbH, the largest wind turbine supplier in Germany, last week opened its Asia-Pacific operational hub in Taiwan, eyeing the nation’s booming renewable energy market. The regional hub began operations on Friday and aims to invest about NT$8 billion (US$264.2 million) over the next 10 years to transform its Taipei office into a marketing center. … Continue reading Enercon opens Asia-Pacific wind energy hub in Taipei

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Huge Wind Energy Potential in Taiwan

Chuan-Neng Lin, the director general of Ministry of Economic Affairs stated at the PV Taiwan Forum Last Friday (10/22) that Taiwan has great potentiality in developing wind Energy with being surrounded by the sea. According to the statics of the international institute 4C Offshore, all of the top 20 best offshore wind farm spots are … Continue reading Huge Wind Energy Potential in Taiwan

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Fugro boosts offshore wind energy projects in Taiwan

Global experience at over 100 offshore wind farms has led to involvement for Fugro in the emerging offshore wind farm market in Taiwan. Complementing its 30 years of experience offshore Taiwan, Fugro has completed geotechnical and geophysical surveys for feasibility studies, installation, commissioning and cost-effective operation of offshore wind farms in UK, European and North … Continue reading Fugro boosts offshore wind energy projects in Taiwan

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Taiwan CSBC company eyes offshore wind energy business

Taiwan’s largest ship builder, CSBC Corp., Taiwan, has announced that it plans to establish three companies specializing in maritime engineering, underwater infrastructure construction and wind turbine working vessels by early next year, with an eye on the growing business opportunities available in the emerging local offshore wind energy industry. CSBC executive vice president Lin Foung-tang … Continue reading Taiwan CSBC company eyes offshore wind energy business

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ODE, Northland Power and Yushan Energy jointly host Taiwan Offshore Wind Delegation

ODE, Northland Power and Yushan Energy jointly hosted, at Barrow, a delegation of Civic Leaders and industrialists from Taiwan during their recent offshore wind fact finding mission to the UK. The mission was led by the Chinese International Economic Cooperation Association and was supported by the UK’s Department for International Trade. The Group, which consisted … Continue reading ODE, Northland Power and Yushan Energy jointly host Taiwan Offshore Wind Delegation

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Taiwan’s first offshore wind farm to boost capacity 1,500% by 2019

Taiwan’s first offshore wind farm off the coast of Miaoli County has generated 6.5MW as of late July since the launch of commercial operations in April, with capacity expected to grow to 120MW by 2019, according to local company Swancor Renewable, the lead developer for the project. The wind farm project — Formosa I — … Continue reading Taiwan’s first offshore wind farm to boost capacity 1,500% by 2019

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Taiwan and the US to benefit from European offshore wind energy expertise

Europe remains the undisputed leader in offshore wind, and is ready to offer its expertise and know-how to emerging high-potential markets like the USA and Taiwan. This was the key message stressed at a conference session discussing global market developments at Offshore Wind Energy 2017 in London this morning. During the session, chaired by Ben … Continue reading Taiwan and the US to benefit from European offshore wind energy expertise

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Taiwan to invest NT$684 billion to bolster wind energy to 4,200 MW by 2025

Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) unveiled further details and progress of the nation’s 8-year green energy development plan, one of the ambitious projects under the Forward-looking Infrastructure Development Plan to phase out nuclear plants by 2025, Tuesday.   To meet the Tsai Administration goal of achieving a nuclear-free homeland by 2025, the country will … Continue reading Taiwan to invest NT$684 billion to bolster wind energy to 4,200 MW by 2025

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Siemens vows to turn Taiwan into offshore wind power hub

Siemens Taiwan President and CEO Erdal Elver vowed Wednesday to establish Taiwan as a regional offshore wind power hub. At a press event, the company reiterated its mission to use its technologies in offshore wind power, gas-fired power generation and energy efficiency via digitalization to help establish a sustainable energy future for Taiwan. President Tsai … Continue reading Siemens vows to turn Taiwan into offshore wind power hub

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