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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…

Ørsted to Build Two Offshore Wind Farms in Taiwan

Mar 31, 2023

Ørsted has made a final investment decision to go ahead with its planned 920 megawatt (MW) Greater Changhua 2b and 4 offshore wind farms in Taiwan with expected completion by the end of 2025, the Danish energy group said on Friday. Ørsted was…

MMA Offshore's Vessel Trio Nets Offshore Wind Contracts in Taiwan

Mar 03, 2023

Australian offshore support vessel owner MMA Offshore said Friday it had secured three contracts supporting offshore wind farm developments in Taiwan during 2023.The three contracts, with firm periods totaling 370 days, will increase the company’s…

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…

JERA to Offload Taiwan Offshore Wind Project Stake Due to Cost and Profitability Issues

Feb 13, 2023

Japan's biggest power generator JERA plans to sell its stake in a yet-to-be-built offshore wind project in Taiwan, Nikkei reported late on Friday, on concerns about high construction costs and low profitability.JERA plans to sell its 44% stake…

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…

Northland Power Sells Stake in Taiwan Offshore Wind Farm

Dec 15, 2022

Canada-based energy company Northland Power Inc. has signed a deal to sell 49% of its interest in the Hai Long offshore wind project in Taiwan to Gentari.Upon closing, the transaction will result in Gentari holding a 29.4% indirect equity interest in the project…

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…

BlueFloat Energy Selects K2M as Owner's Engineer for Taiwan Floating Wind Project

Nov 07, 2022

Floating wind developer BlueFloat Energy has selected K2 Management as owner's engineer for the development of its first offshore floating wind project in Taiwan ahead of the upcoming round three market auction.With a planned capacity of 1 GW…

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…

Taiya Renewable Energy, BW Ideol in Floating Wind Pact

Sep 27, 2022

Taiya Renewable Energy on Tuesday announced a joint development of a floating offshore wind pipeline including a 50 MW floating wind pilot-project and commercial-scale projects offshore Taiwan with floating wind specialist BW Ideol.'This cooperation…

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…

Taiwan: Formosa 2 Offshore Wind Farm Delivers First Power to the Grid as 12 Turbines Installed

Jul 22, 2022

The Formosa 2 offshore wind project in Taiwan has reached two important construction milestones: the installation of 12 turbines and the successful transmission of power to the national grid.Once fully completed, the project will have 47 8 MW…

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