Taiwan News


TSMC to Offtake Full Output from Ørsted's Taiwan Wind Farm

Jul 08, 2020

World's largest offshore wind farm developer Ørsted has signed what it says is the world’s largest renewables corporate power purchase agreement with Taiwan-based TSMC.Under the agreement, TSMC, the world’s largest semiconductor foundry, will…

MHI Vestas to Source More Offshore Wind Turbine Parts in Taiwan

Jun 30, 2020

Offshore wind turbine maker MHI Vestas has signed a purchase agreement with local Taiwanese company, YGG, to source additional components for the upcoming production of V174 turbines to be installed offshore in Taiwan. The agreement covers rotor hubs…

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind to Source Switchgear in Taiwan

Jun 23, 2020

Offshore wind turbine maker MHI Vestas Offshore Wind will source high voltage switchgear from within Taiwan, in support of offshore wind projects the company will be supplying wind turbines for.MHI Vestas Offshore Wind said Tuesday it had finalized…

Construction Starts for Asia's Largest Offshore Wind Blade Manufacturing Facility

Jun 19, 2020

Taiwanese company Tien Li Offshore Wind Technology has started construction on 210,000 square meter facility in Taichung Harbour to supply offshore wind blades to Taiwan's growing offshore wind industry.Tien Li is one of key local supply chain partners of wind turbine builder MHI Vestas…

LOC to Provide MWS Services for Ørsted Taiwan Offshore Wind Farms

May 20, 2020

Danish offshore wind developer Ørsted has contracted LOC for the provision of Marine Warranty Survey services (MWS) for the Greater Changhua 1 & 2a offshore wind farms in Taiwan.Under the agreement, LOC will provide MWS services for the transportation & installation of the export and array cables…

Longitude Designs Cable Layer for Taiwan Wind Farm Ops

May 19, 2020

Longitude Engineering, an LOC Group company, has said it has provided concept and basic design services, as well as construction specification for yard engagement and procurement activities, for a new DP2 cable lay ship for Woen Jinn Harbor Engineering (Woen Jinn)…

Siemens Gamesa to Build Offshore Wind Nacelle Hub in Taiwan

May 15, 2020

Offshore wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy plans to expand its offshore wind turbine nacelle assembly facility in Taichung, Taiwan to form a regional offshore wind nacelle industrial hub together with Taiwan-based suppliers…

Early Works Start for First Taiwan-built Offshore Installation Vessel

Apr 30, 2020

CDWE, a joint venture company between Taiwanese company CSBC and Belgian offshore contractor DEME, has initiated the early works contract for the very first floating heavy lift and installation vessel to be built in Taiwan.To be named ‘Green Jade’…

MHI Vestas Sourcing Blade Components from Local Taiwan Suppliers

Apr 28, 2020

Offshore wind turbine specialist MHI Vestas which has recently awarded contracts to supply wind turbines for offshore wind projects in Taiwan, has signed a deal with Swancor to source wind turbine blade materials locally in Taiwan.'In another…

Fugro Expands In Taiwan Offshore Wind Space with IOVTEC JV

Apr 28, 2020

Dutch offshore survey company Fugro is expanding in Taiwan's emerging offshore wind space with the formation of Fugro IOVTEC, a joint venture company with local player IOVTEC.'Fugro has been actively supporting the renewables market in Taiwan…

Ørsted to Charter First Ever Taiwan-Flagged SOV on 15-Year Deal

Apr 16, 2020

Danish offshore wind farm developer Ørsted has signed a 15-year contract with Ta San Shang Marine, chartering the shipping company to build the world's first-ever Taiwan-flagged service operation vessel (SOV) for the operation and maintenance (O&M) of Ørsted's Greater Changhua offshore wind farms…

Kim Heng in Taiwan Offshore Wind JV

Mar 27, 2020

Singaporean offshore services provider Kim Heng Marine & Oilfield Pte has entered into a joint venture with a Taiwanese company to create Bridgewater Marine (Taiwan) Limited.Kim Heng Offshore & Marine, a parent company of Kim Heng Marine & Oilfield…

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier to Install CFXD Wind Turbines

Mar 23, 2020

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up vessel Brave Tern has been awarded a contract to transport and install wind turbines selected for the Changfang and Xidao offshore wind farms (CFXD) in Taiwan.The contract for the transportation and installation of MHI Vestas Offshore V174-9…

JERA Joins Formosa 3

Mar 09, 2020

Japanese utility JERA Co Inc confirmed today that it is taking a 43.75% stake in the up to 2-GW Formosa 3 offshore wind project in Taiwan, leaving 31.25% and 25% to developers Green Investment Group (GIG) and the German energy company EnBW, respectively…

SMC Wins Formosa 2 Contract

Mar 05, 2020

The offshore services provider Specialist Marine Consultants (SMC) has secured a contract to provide marine coordination services for the Formosa 2 offshore wind farm in Taiwan.The Formosa 2 project represents SMC’s 5th Marine Coordination contract award in Taiwan and the company’s 40th globally…

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