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Steelwind Bags Yunlin OWF Gig

Jun 17, 2019

German offshore foundations manufacturer Steelwind Nordenham has received an order from YunNeng/wpd for its 640MW Yunlin Offshore Wind Farm (OWF) in Taiwan.The order is for 40 monopiles, as well as 120 segments for Formosa Heavy Industries (FHI)…

ERSG Ties-up with Taiwan Offshore

Jun 11, 2019

Taiwan Offshore Windfarm Service Corp (TOWSC) has entered into collaboration agreement with the UK energy industry recruitment outfit ERSG for future business in Taiwan's offshore wind sector.  Both parties target the manning services from construction…

Swire Blue Ocean Strengthens Presence in Taiwan

May 02, 2019

Denmark-based Swire Blue Ocean (SBO) has appointed Matt Bowden as the new Area Manager in Taiwan with the aim to strengthen its local business presence.SBO, which designs and develops vessels used for the installation of offshore wind turbines and foundations…

Ørsted to Build Two Wind Farms Off Taiwan

Apr 30, 2019

The world’s largest developer of offshore wind farms Ørsted announced Tuesday it will proceed with building two wind farms offshore Taiwan as the country continues its push to attract investment in renewables.Changhua 1 and 2a will be constructed in 2021 and 2022…

Taiwan Offshore Wind Market to Reach 5.5 GW by 2025

Apr 29, 2019

With significant growth in recent years, Taiwan’s offshore wind market is expected to continue to continually grow, with a goal of achieving 5.5 GW of installed capacity by 2025, said Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC).Wind energy growth in Taiwan…

Japan Group Buys Stake in Taiwan Offshore Wind

Apr 08, 2019

A group of Japanese investors - JXTG Nippon Oil & Energy, Sojitz Corp and other Japanese firms - have joined German wind farm developer Wpd in the 640MW Yunlin offshore wind project off Taiwan.The Japanese group will take a 27% stake in in Taiwan's Yunneng Wind Power for an undisclosed sum…

Northland Signs Taiwan Offshore Power Deal

Feb 27, 2019

The Canadian developer Northland Power has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with state utility Taiwan Power Company (Taipower) for the 300MW Hai Long 2a wind farm off Taiwan.Northland and its partner Yushan Energy own 60% and 40% of Hai Long 2A…

HHC Takes Two from Damen

Feb 25, 2019

Hung Hua Construction (HHC) of Taiwan placed an order for two of Damen’s latest fast crew supply vessel; the FCS 2710. The contract was signed at the end of January and the vessels will be built at Damen Shipyards Singapore for delivery in early 2020…

Ørsted Shelves Taiwan Projects

Jan 02, 2019

Danish energy group Orsted will put new major projects in Taiwan on hold after it failed to sign a power purchase agreement (PPA) for two offshore wind farm projects, the company said on Wednesday.Taiwan, which has made a big push to attract investments into renewable technology…

JERA Joins Taiwan, UK Offshore Wind Projects

Jan 02, 2019

Japanese energy group JERA joined  in the Formosa 1 offshore wind power project in Taiwan and Gunfleet Sands offshore wind power project in the U.K.JERA has entered into an agreement with Macquarie Capital and Swancor to acquire a combined 32…

Deutsche Windtechnik Goes to Taiwan with Yunlin Deal

Nov 06, 2018

German wind turbine servicing company Deutsche Windtechnik AG said  it is creating a subsidiary in Taiwan where the company will service Wpd’s 640-MW Yunlin offshore wind farm upon completion.At the offshore wind farm Yunlin, Deutsche Windtechnik Co…

MHI Vestas Signs Tower Contract, Expands in Taiwan

Nov 01, 2018

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind, a  joint venture of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Vestas Wind Systems, signed a conditional contract  with CS Wind/Chin Fong the local manufacture of towers, as wind industry veteran takes the reins at newly formed entity in Taipei…

Global Maritime inks Taiwan wind MoU

Sep 08, 2017

Global Maritime signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with a number of leading Taiwanese organizations to develop closer cooperation on offshore wind technologies including marine warranty surveys, inspections and testing services.  From…

Aqualis Offshore opens Taiwan office

Apr 11, 2017

Marine and offshore engineering consultancy Aqualis Offshore, part of Oslo-listed Aqualis, has opened up an office in Taiwan to support local offshore wind and oil and gas developments.  The purpose of the office is to promote Aqualis Offshore’s marine and engineering services locally…

OWC consults on Taiwanese wind sector

Dec 05, 2016

Offshore Wind Consultants Ltd. (OWC) has been appointed by a Taiwanese renewables company to provide consultancy services related to wind turbine installation vessels and their suitability for different wind turbines and site locations offshore Taiwan…

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