Ørsted Installs All Offshore Wind Turbines for 900MW Projects in Taiwan

(Credit: Ørsted / Photo by Lester Hsu)
(Credit: Ørsted / Photo by Lester Hsu)

All 111 offshore wind turbines, forming Greater Changhua 1 and 2a offshore wind farms, have been installed offshore Taiwan.

The developer behind the projects, Danish energy giant Ørsted, informed about the milestone in a social media post shared on February 29, 2024.

The Greater Changhua 1 and 2a are the first large-scale offshore wind farms in Taiwan, and are comprised of 111 Siemens Gamesa 8.0-167 DD wind turbines, with a combined capacity of 900 MW.

Currently, these are the offshore wind projects with the largest capacity and the highest number of installed wind turbines in the entire Asia-Pacific region.


Located 35-60 kilometers off the coast of Changhua County, the projects are also the region’s farthest installed offshore wind farms.

The 605 MW Greater Changhua 1 is co-owned by Ørsted (50%) and Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) and Cathay PE, who hold a combined ownership stake of 50%.

The 295 MW Greater Changhua 2a development is fully-owned by Ørsted.

The Danish company is also developing the 920 MW Greater Changhua 2b and 4 offshore wind projects. The delivery is scheduled for early 2025.


Current News

SBM Offshore Hooks ExxonMobil’s Jaguar FPSO Contract

SBM Offshore Hooks ExxonMobil’

BW Offshore Sets Out Plans to Recycle FPSO Petróleo Nautipa

BW Offshore Sets Out Plans to

Japan and US Team Up to Cut Floating Wind Costs

Japan and US Team Up to Cut Fl

Brazil Judge Suspends Petrobras Chair Over Conflict of Interest

Brazil Judge Suspends Petrobra

Subscribe for OE Digital E‑News

Offshore Engineer Magazine