WSP Joins Changhua 1 and 2a Team

Ørsted has awarded WSP with a contract to provide engineering services for the Changhua 1 and 2a offshore wind project in Taiwan.

Located 35 to 50 kilometers off the coast of Changhua County, the Changhua 1 and 2a offshore wind farms will have a total capacity of approximately 900MW.

The projects will be led by WSP’s local team in Taiwan, with support from the firm’s US-based offshore wind team.

“We are excited to pilot this Changhua offshore wind farm projects and this is a significant milestone for WSP in the offshore wind farm market in Taiwan,” said Ivy Kong, Managing Director for WSP in Asia.

“Leveraging on our trusted relationship with the client, our local team of highly-skilled engineers, planners, designers and project delivery specialists will collaborate with our global offshore wind experts and our client, Ørsted, to successfully deliver this remarkable project.”

The Changhua 1 & 2a wind farms will feature 112 Siemens Gamesa 8MW wind turbines installed on jacket foundations. The offshore construction of the projects will commence in 2021.

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