TÜV SÜD Helps to Speed Up Taiwan’s OW Development

In the field of energy politics, Taiwan pursues a long-term strategy in order to reduce CO2 emissions. One part of this strategy is the development and expansion of power generation in offshore wind farms.

It is planned to have 600 offshore wind turbines with an output of 3.000 MW to go into operation by 2030 in Taiwan. The necessary measurements at the turbines and in the wind farms shall be carried out by experts of the MIRDC in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. The measurements include parameters like performance charac­teristics, load limits and acoustic emissions and are usually carried out in accordance with international norms and standards.

In order to speed up the expansion of offshore wind energy in Taiwan, TÜV SÜD is carrying out an extensive training program on behalf of the MIRDC, which is aimed to be a source of information for representatives of authorities, manufacturers, wind farm operators and other market participants on content and application of international norms and standards.

The program is aimed to be running for two years and among other contents comprises the development and implementation of testing and certification processes as well as training programs for participants in Taiwan and Germany.

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