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BlueFloat Energy Deploys LiDAR for 1GW Floating Offshore Wind Project in Taiwan

Mar 16, 2023

Floating offshore wind developer BlueFloat Energy said Thursday that its 1GW  ‘Winds of September’ floating wind project had taken a step further by deploying a floating LiDAR in the waters off Hsinchu, Taiwan. The project was named after the…

TotalEnergies, Corio Generation in JV to Develop Formosa 3 Offshore Wind Farms in Taiwan

Feb 16, 2023

TotalEnergies and Corio Generation have signed a joint venture partnership to develop the Formosa 3 offshore wind farms in Taiwan. Corio will remain the majority shareholder and lead developer with 50% plus 10 shares overall in project.The announcement…

Taiwan: Taiya Renewable Energy to Join Floating Wind Demonstration and 3-2 Zonal Development in 2023

Jan 19, 2023

Taiya Renewable Energy (TRE), an offshore wind power developer in Taiwan, said Thursday it would bid for the second phase of wind power zonal development and floating demonstration project in 2023.Taiya has invited local and foreign investors…

CIP Wins Rights to Build 500-600MW Offshore Wind Farm in Taiwan

Dec 14, 2022

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) said Wednesday it had been allocated 500–600 MW of capacity in the first round of Taiwan’s Round 3 Zonal Development offshore wind auction.'On December 14, 2022, it was announced that CI IV’s [a CIP subsidiary] Fengmiao offshore wind project…

GAC Opens Another Office in Taiwan

Nov 15, 2022

Global shipping and logistics provider GAC Group is expanding its presence in East Asia and the Asia-Pacific region by establishing a new office in Taiwan’s second-largest port, Taichung.The port has constructed several tailor-made wharves to…

DEME Wins Large Offshore Wind Installation Contract in Taiwan

Nov 09, 2022

Belgium-based offshore installation company DEME said Wednesday it had secured contracts representing 1 GW for the Hai Long wind farms in Taiwan. DEME said that the deal between its Taiwan JV CSBC-DEME Wind Engineering (CDWE) and Hai Long Offshore…

Ørsted Won't Take Part in Taiwan's Offshore Wind Round

Oct 04, 2022

Danish offshore wind developer Ørsted has decided not to submit a bid in the first auction of the Round 3 Zonal Development Phase in Taiwan, citing limitations of regulations, high inflation, and growing interest rates.Per Mejnert Kristensen…

Ørsted Opens Offshore Wind Operations and Maintenance Hub in Taiwan

Aug 03, 2022

Global offshore wind developer Ørsted inaugurated the Ørsted Taiwan Offshore Wind Farms Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Hub. Located at the Port of Taichung, the O&M hub is the first operations facility with green design and the largest in…

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier Jack-up Sets Off to Install Turbines at CFXD Wind Farms Offshore Taiwan

Jul 07, 2022

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier's Bold Tern offshore wind installation vessel has left Taichung in Taiwan with the first wind turbine loadout for Changfang and Xidao offshore wind farms, the company said via social media.Back in March 2020, Fred. Olsen…

Vestas, Tien Li Build First Blade for 9.5MW Offshore Wind Turbine in Taiwan

Apr 25, 2022

Danish wind turbine maker Vestas has together with its partner Tien Li Offshore Wind Technology (Tien Li) produced the first V174-9.5MW blade at its facilities in Taiwan.The blades, part of Vestas' V174-9.5MW offshore turbine, will be installed…

Japan's Mitsui OSK, Others to Buy Stake in Taiwan's Formosa-1 Offshore Wind Farm

Mar 04, 2022

Japan's Mitsui OSK Lines, Toho Gas, and Hokuriku Electric Power will buy a stake of 25% in Formosa International Investment from Australia's Macquarie Group to enter Taiwan's offshore wind power business.The Japanese firms said the deal takes them into the overseas offshore wind power market…

HeliService to Provide Offshore Helicopter Services for Vestas in Taiwan

Jan 21, 2022

Danish offshore wind turbine maker Vestas has recently signed a long-term deal with German offshore helicopter service firm HeliService to support Vestas' offshore wind projects in Taiwan.Starting from the summer of 2023, HeliService will provide…

Offshore Wind: High Tien Offshore to Acquire Taiwan's First Cable Laying Vessel

Sep 20, 2021

Taiwan-based offshore engineering company High Tien Offshore Engineering has said it will invest into and own the first Taiwanese large Cable Laying Vessel (CLV) to support Taiwan's growing offshore wind ambitions.The company said that the vessel…

Ørsted Hires Global Maritime for Offshore Wind Services in Taiwan

May 13, 2021

Offshore services provider Global Maritime has won a contract with offshore wind developer Ørsted in Taiwan.Global Maritime Singapore will provide of Marine Warranty Services from Orsted Taiwan Limited, in support of the Greater Changhua 1 & 2a Offshore Wind Farms WTG installation scope of work…

DNV to Support Construction of Taipower's Largest Offshore Wind Farm

Mar 23, 2021

DNV, the independent energy expert and assurance provider, has signed a USD 17.7 million (NOK 150 million) contract to be the 'Owner’s Engineer' for Taipower Offshore Wind Project Phase II (Changhua Phase II) in Taiwan. It is the largest offshore…

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