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Ørsted Inaugurates Largest Offshore Wind Farms in Asia-Pacific

Apr 25, 2024

Ørsted has inaugurated the Greater Changhua 1 and 2a offshore wind farms in Taiwan, with a total installed capacity of 900 MW.The two offshore wind farms are in operation and fully connected to the grid, making them the largest of their kind in Taiwan and in the Asia-Pacific region.The Greater Changhua 1 and 2a offshore wind farms have not only doubled Taiwan’s offshore wind capacity, they have also successfully catalyzed Taiwan’s offshore wind ecosystem…

CIP Inaugurates 595MW Changfang-Xidao Offshore Wind Farms in Taiwan

May 22, 2024

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has completed construction and officially inaugurated the Changfang-Xidao offshore wind project in Taiwan, with a total capacity of 595 MW.The Changfang-Xidao offshore wind farms increase Taiwan’s combined…

MoU Signed for Offshore Wind Solutions in Taiwan

Mar 22, 2024

Swire Renewable Energy A/S (SRE) and Tien Li Offshore Wind Technology Co., signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to deliver operations and maintenance services in the Taiwanese offshore wind turbine industry and other parts of the Asia Pacific region…

Strategic Marine Delivers Support Vessel for Yunlin Offshore Wind Farm

Mar 11, 2024

Singapore’s Strategic Marine and Taiwan’s Prosperous Wind Shipping have delivered the hybrid-ready support vessel for the Yunlin offshore wind farm in Taiwan.The StratCat 27 hybrid-ready vessel is designed for the transfer of technicians and cargo…

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

Feb 29, 2024

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…

Seaway7 and Dong Fang Partner Up for Taiwan’s Offshore Wind

Feb 08, 2024

Seaway 7 and Dong Fang Offshore have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) outlining their intention to collaborate in offshore wind market in Taiwan, with a focus on cable installation.The collaboration will focus on developing a robust…

Damen Wins Order to Build Vessel for Taiwan Offshore Wind Market

Nov 24, 2023

Japan-based Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, (MOL)  and Taiwan-based Ta Tong Marine Co. have through their joint venture Ta San Shang Marine Co. Ltd. (TSSM), signed a deal with the Dutch shipbuilder Damen Shipyards for the construction of a new service operation vessel (SOV)…

DEME Group Secures New Taiwan Offshore Wind Contract

Oct 20, 2023

Belgium-based offshore installation company DEME Group said Friday it had won a new offshore wind contract in Taiwan, through its Taiwan-based affiliate CDWE.Offshore wind developer Ørsted has awarded CDWE a contract to carry out seabed levelling…

Apex Aviation and NHV to Offer Helicopter Services to Taiwan's Offshore Wind Industry

Oct 19, 2023

Offshore helicopter services company NHV Group has announced a collaboration in Taiwan with Apex Aviation, a local Taiwanese company, with the aim of providing helicopter transportation services to Taiwan's growing offshore wind industry.'Given…

Fugro Boosts Offshore Wind Service Capabilities in Taiwan with New Geotechnical Lab

Oct 17, 2023

Offshore survey services and geo-data specialist Fugro on Tuesday announced the opening of its new geotechnical testing laboratory in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Fugro said the new lab would bolster the company's capability to deliver advanced geotechnical testing for the offshore wind market…

Taiwan Aims to Shed Dirty Power Reputation with Big Wind Push

Sep 28, 2023

One of the dirtiest and most import-dependent power sectors in Asia is on a clean-up drive. Taiwan currently imports roughly 98% of its energy sources and gets more than 80% of its electricity from fossil fuels, including around 43% from coal and 39% from natural gas…

Siem Topaz Vessel's Contract in Taiwan Extended to Q4 2024

Sep 11, 2023

The Norwegian offshore vessel Siem Offshore said Monday it had secured a contract extension for the AHTS Siem Topaz with a local client in Taiwan. The contract will start in direct continuation of the current contract, for a firm period reaching into Q4 2024…

Taiwan: Formosa 2 Offshore Wind Farm Reaches Commercial Operation Date

Sep 08, 2023

Formosa 2 offshore wind project in Taiwan has achieved commercial operation date (COD), becoming the first Round 2 offshore wind project in Taiwan to reach this milestone.The Formosa 2 offshore wind project is a joint development project by JERA (49%)…

Taiwan's Offshore Wind Industry Braves Cross-strait Risks in Clean Energy Boom

May 11, 2023

In the port city of Taichung on Taiwan's west coast, a crane hoists into place the end section of a white wind turbine tower that stands almost a hundred meters tall.The turbine will be one of 111 spinning at a multi-billion dollar offshore wind…

Siemens Gamesa Orders Konecranes Cranes for Offshore Nacelle Plant in Taiwan

Apr 05, 2023

Wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa has ordered four electrical overhead cranes from Konecranes for its offshore nacelle plant in Taichung, Taiwan. The cranes will support the entire material handling of the site’s broadened production scope, with lifting capacities of up to 400 tons…

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