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  • 30 June 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Japanese utility JERA and Corio Generation, the new specialist offshore wind business of Macquarie’s Green Investment Group (GIG), announced on 30 June that they were ready to bid for the third phase of Taiwan’s offshore wind zonal development with their Formosa 3 project. JERA and Corio (GIG at the time) have already partnered in Taiwan […]

  • 4 March 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Japan’s Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL), Toho Gas, and Hokuriku Electric Power Company have agreed to acquire a 25 per cent stake in Formosa I International Investment from Macquarie’s Green Investment Group in order to participate in Taiwan’s offshore wind power business. This will mark the first investment made into the offshore wind power generation space […]

  • 17 March 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Semco Maritime has received an order for a conceptual design study for a 500 MW offshore substation, including a jacket foundation, for Swancor Renewable Energy’s Formosa 4 offshore wind project in Miaoli County, Taiwan. The Danish company will carry out the scope of work with assistance from partners PTSC M&C in Vietnam, ISC Consulting Engineers […]

  • 1 July 2022
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Wind farm installation vessel Seajacks Zaratan has left Akita Port in Japan loaded with the first sets of wind turbine components to be installed on the 140 MW Akita Noshiro offshore wind farm. Akita Noshiro comprises two sites off Akita Port and Noshiro Port. In total, the two wind farms will feature 33 MHI Vesta V117-4.2 MW wind […]

  • 10 June 2022
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Formosa 4, an offshore wind project being developed by Swancor Renewable Energy (SRE) in Taiwan, has received the preliminary approval of its Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA). The project, also known as Miaoli 3, was the first of the nine projects for which Taiwan’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) started the review process in March this year. […]

  • 8 July 2022
    Business & Finance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Saipem has reported that the company reached two important milestones in offshore wind this month following the installation of the offshore substation at the Saint-Brieuc wind farm site in France and the delivery of the final of its batch of jacket foundations for the Formosa 2 offshore wind farm in Taiwan. The transport and installation […]

  • 14 June 2022
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Subsea 7 has updated its Adjusted EBITDA guidance for the full year 2022 following reduced progress on two offshore wind projects and vessel reshuffle at its subsidiary Seaway 7. Seaway 7 announced provisions against the results of project execution of offshore windfarm installations due to increased costs relating to weather delays and mechanical breakdowns. This, […]

  • 18 August 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC) has completed the final pin pile load-out for Ørsted’s Greater Changhua 1 & 2a offshore wind project in Taiwan. In July 2021, all of the 333 pin-piles that will support the wind farm’s three-legged jacket foundations were manufactured, according to Ørsted. The first units were made by Taiwanese suppliers Century Wind […]

  • 8 December 2021
    Business & Finance

    Shizen Energy and Swancor Renewable Energy have entered into an agreement to jointly develop offshore wind farms in Japan’s Kyushu region. According to Swancor, the developer of Taiwan’s first offshore wind farm, Formosa 1, Japan’s waters are similar to Taiwan’s in terms of geological and weather conditions. “Unlike the waters of Europe, where offshore wind […]

  • 23 December 2021
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    German wind and solar specialist wpd has signed a corporate power purchase agreement (CPPA) with a company from Taiwan’s semiconductor industry for over 1 GW of wind capacity, with around half of it coming from offshore wind. This is the largest green CPPA in Asia, according to wpd, which has not revealed the name of […]

  • 1 December 2021
    R&D, Technology

    The TetraSpar Demonstrator floating wind turbine has been commissioned and is now operating some 10 miles off Norway’s coast in water depths of 200 metres. The fully-assembled floating wind turbine, comprising the TetraSpar floating foundation and a 3.6 MW Siemens Gamesa direct-drive wind turbine, was towed from Denmark and installed at the METCentre test site […]

  • 7 January 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The Formosa 1 offshore wind project in Taiwan started commercial operation on 27 December, according to JERA. The 128MW wind farm consists of the 8MW Formosa 1 Phase 1, inaugurated in May 2017, and the 120MW Formosa 1 Phase 2 which was officially commissioned in November. Formosa 1 comprises two Siemens Gamesa 4MW turbines from the first phase […]

  • 15 October 2020
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

    CWind Taiwan has been awarded a balance of plant (BOP) contract for the Formosa 1 offshore wind farm. The company is providing inspection and maintenance services to the 22 turbines at Formosa 1 Phase 1 and Formosa 1 Phase 2 sites, including internal and external inspections and painting. Under the contract, signed with Formosa 1 […]

  • 12 November 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted and project partners have held an inauguration ceremony for the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind project in Taiwan. Formosa 1 Phase 2 is an extension of the existing two-turbine Formosa 1 Phase 1 project, which was officially commissioned in April 2017. The 120MW project comprises 20 Siemens Gamesa 6MW turbines installed approximately 2 […]

  • 29 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    SeaPlanner, SeaRoc Group’s marine management system, has been selected to support the operations and maintenance phase of the Formosa 1 offshore wind farm in Taiwan. Under the 10-year contract, SeaPlanner will be deployed by the O&M team to coordinate all personnel and marine logistics for the 128MW wind farm. SeaPlanner also supported the construction of […]

  • 30 January 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Renewable Strategy Limited (RSL) has deployed computerized maintenance management software on the Formosa 1 offshore wind project in Taiwan.

  • 20 May 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    The construction of a Service Accommodation Transfer Vessel (SATV) and a Crew Transfer Vessel (CTV) which will service the Formosa 1 wind farm in Taiwan is well underway, BMT, the designer of the vessels, said. BMT has partnered with the Singapore-based Penguin Shipyard International (PSI) for the 36m SATV and the 26m CTV. The keel […]

  • 23 April 2020
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Siemens Gamesa has inaugurated the world’s first Service Accommodation Transfer Vessel (SATV) in Taiwan. The 35-metre Ventus Formosa will operate from Taichung. The vessel will support Siemens Gamesa’s full service agreement for the Formosa 1 offshore wind project. Penguin International built the SATV at its shipyard in Singapore and delivered it at the beginning of […]

  • 17 May 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul has won a contract for the design, procurement and installation of the wind turbine foundations for the 120MW Formosa 1 Phase 2 wind farm offshore Taiwan.

  • 26 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted has taken final investment decision (FID) for the second phase of the Formosa 1 offshore wind farm in Chunan Town, Miaoli County, on Taiwan’s North-Western coast.

  • 15 October 2019
    Grid Connection

    Correll Services has completed the subsea and land cable termination and testing works at the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind farm in Taiwan. Correll Services was in charge of project documentation, export cable (HV & FO) jointing at the TJB and OSS, array cable terminations (HV & FO) on 22 assets, and post-installation testing from […]

  • 3 March 2020

    Penguin International Ltd. has delivered the service accommodation and transfer vessel (SATV) for the Formosa 1 offshore wind project to a Taiwanese operator. The 35m SATV Ventus Formosa was built by the Penguin Shipyard in Singapore and designed by the UK BMT. According to Penguin, the prototype vessel is purpose-built for 12 technicians to live […]

  • 9 September 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    The Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind project in Taiwan has generated its first power. According to Ørsted, 10 out of 20 Siemens Gamesa 6MW turbines have been installed at the project site, while six units began generating power. Prior to commercial operation, each turbine goes through a power generation test which takes 10 to 14 days […]

  • 12 March 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

    CWind Taiwan is set to return to Formosa 1 offshore wind farm this spring to deliver Inspection, Maintenance and Repair services. The company will deploy its technician team and a crew transfer vessel (CTV) to carry out the work on 22 of the Taiwanese wind farm’s turbines. Formosa 1 started commercial operation on 27 December […]

  • 15 April 2019
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    DHL Industrial Projects has delivered first wind turbine components for the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind farm to the Taichung Port in Taiwan. The first three vessels have been loaded in Aalborg, Denmark, Cuxhaven, Germany, and Phu My, Vietnam. The vessels are carrying 75-metre blades, 378-tonne nacelles, and tower sections up to 37 metres long. The two vessels carrying blades […]

  • 20 December 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    Two Siemens 4MW turbines were installed off Taiwanese coast in October, representing the completion of the first phase of the Formosa 1 offshore wind farm, which is set to comprise 32 turbines by 2019.  Both the foundations and turbines were installed by using the vessel M/V TORBEN, formerly known as Friedrich Ernestine, owned by RWE Offshore […]