Search results for: Greater Changhua

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  • 14 February 2022
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Dong Fang Offshore (DFO), a subsidiary of Hung Hua Construction, has completed harsh weather demonstrations at the offshore substations of the Greater Changhua 1 & 2a with the first Taiwan-flagged commissioning service operation vessel (CSOV) Orient Constructor. The trials, conducted in early January 2022, displayed the ability of the vessel to manage transfers during the […]

  • 1 April 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Vestas has received orders to supply wind turbines for three offshore wind projects, two fixed-bottom wind farms in Taiwan, and one floating wind project in France. The turbine maker has secured a 295 MW order for the Zhong Neng offshore wind project, located off the coast of Changhua County, Taiwan. The project is being jointly […]

  • 9 February 2022
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The first service operation vessel (SOV) built for the Asian offshore wind market completed six days of sea trials offshore Vietnam back in January. The SOV, to be named TSS Pioneer, is being built by Vard at the Vung Tau shipyard in Vietnam. The vessel will soon be delivered to Ta San Shang Marine, a […]

  • 28 January 2022
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The jack-up vessel Seajacks Scylla has arrived in the Port of Taichung in Taiwan in preparation for the turbine installation work on the 900 MW Changhua 1 and 2a offshore wind farms. The installation work is expected to start as soon as a favourable window opens. Seajacks Scylla will transport and install 111 Siemens Gamesa 8MW turbines at […]

  • 24 January 2022

    Two Opus Marine’s crew transfer vessels (CTVs) chartered by Ørsted for its Greater Changhua offshore wind farms are now on their way to Taiwan after being sent of the Penguin shipyard in Singapore. The two vessels, named Valkyrie and Wotan, are currently being transported on a heavy lift carrier from to the Taiwanese port of Kaohsiung. […]

  • 5 January 2022
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The commissioning team working at Ørsted’s 900 MW Greater Changhua 1 and 2a wind farms off Taiwan has completed power-on tests on the project’s second offshore substation (OSS). According to the developer’s social media update, the testing was completed on 1 January, following the same work done on the first offshore substation in mid-December 2021. During […]

  • 19 January 2022
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted has announced that Matthias Bausenwein will step down from his position as President of the Region Asia-Pacific and Chairman of Ørsted Taiwan on 20 January. Bausenwein will return to Europe for family reasons and take on a new role outside of Ørsted, the company said. The search for a successor has been activated. In […]

  • 16 December 2021
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The commissioning team of Ørsted and Keppel Offshore & Marine has ”black started” one of the two offshore substations at the Greater Changhua 1 and 2a wind farms off Taiwan. This allowed for all the low voltage and utility systems onboard the platform to be powered up and to check that the power equipment remained […]

  • 13 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted has appointed the Bank of Taiwan, Cathay United Bank and BNP Paribas as lead arrangers for financing the Greater Changhua offshore wind projects in Taiwan.

  • 1 November 2021
    Grid Connection, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    The topsides for the Greater Changhua 1 & 2a offshore substations have set sail from Singapore to the installation site in the Taiwan Strait, Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd said. Keppel O&M is in charge of the engineering, procurement, and construction of the two 600 MW unmanned offshore wind farm substations, which comprise the topside […]

  • 22 August 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Seajacks International has won a contract by Ørsted for the transport and installation of turbines at the Greater Changhua 1 and 2a offshore wind projects in Taiwan. Seajacks is planning to use its jack-up vessel Seajacks Scylla for the transport and installation of 111 Siemens Gamesa 8MW turbines at the project site located 35-50km off the coast of […]

  • 8 July 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Taiwan-based TSMC signed a corporate power purchase agreement (CPPA) with Ørsted for the Greater Changhua 2b & 4 offshore wind farm on 8 July. TSMC will offtake the full production from the 920 MW wind farm, making this the largest-ever contract of its kind within renewable energy, according to Ørsted. The contract has been signed […]

  • 26 November 2019
    Grid Connection

    Ørsted has contracted Trelleborg to provide the NjordGuard cable protection system (CPS) for the Greater Changhua 1 & 2a offshore wind project in Taiwan. Trelleborg will provide 235 NjordGuard cable protection systems and bellmouths, which will protect all inter-array and export cables on the wind farms. Production will be carried out at Trelleborg’s manufacturing facility […]

  • 29 December 2020
    Business & Finance

    A consortium comprising Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) and Taiwanese private equity fund Cathay PE is acquiring a 50 per cent ownership share in Ørsted’s 605 MW Greater Changhua 1 offshore wind farm in Taiwan for approximately TWD 75 billion (around EUR 2.2 billion). Under the agreements Ørsted signed with the consortium […]

  • 9 November 2021
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Heerema Marine Contractors’ heavy-lift vessel Aegir has installed the two substation topsides at Ørsted’s 900 MW Greater Changhua 1 and 2a wind farms offshore Taiwan. Manufactured in Singapore by Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd, the two topsides are the first-ever to be installed in Taiwan’s waters. ”Installation for our Greater Changhua 1&2a project goes on. […]

  • 18 February 2021
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    UK Export Finance (UKEF) is providing a GBP 200 million buyer credit guarantee to help finance the Greater Changhua 1 offshore wind farm in Taiwan. UK companies Seajacks and Trelleborg have already capitalized on UKEF’s support by winning export contracts with project developer Ørsted. Seajacks will ship the material needed to install the turbines and Trelleborg’s […]

  • 24 October 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted has signed a contract with CSBC Corporation for the manufacture of ”a significant number” of wind turbine foundation pin-piles for the first 900MW Greater Changhua projects in Taiwan.

  • 27 November 2017
    Business & Finance, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted has signed two Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) with two Taiwanese companies as part of the Greater Changhua offshore wind projects in Taiwan.

  • 5 May 2021
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Heerema Marine Contractors’ (HMC) vessel Aegir has started installing jacket foundations at Ørsted’s Greater Changhua offshore wind project site in Taiwan. The vessel is currently installing the jacket for one of the two offshore substations of the Greater Changhua 1 and 2a offshore wind farms. Aegir, which had been undergoing an upgrade at Sembcorp in Singapore […]

  • 7 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted plans to finance the Greater Changhua offshore wind projects by capital contributions from the Ørsted Group combined with debt capital sourced from local Taiwanese financial institutions.

  • 24 April 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted has signed a contract with Taiwan-based EGST to conduct three geophysical surveys at the offshore site of the Greater Changhua wind project in Taiwan.

  • 27 April 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Ørsted has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Taiwan Navigation and Eastern Navigation for the development of a local service operations vessel (SOV) solution for the Greater Changhua offshore wind project in Taiwan.

  • 13 May 2019
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Singapore-based Keppel FELS Ltd has secured a contract from Ørsted to provide two offshore substations for the Greater Changhua wind sites in Taiwan. Valued at more than SGD 150 million (around EUR 98 million), the contract comprises detailed engineering, procurement, construction, testing and commissioning for two 600MW substations. It excludes certain electrical components to be […]

  • 20 May 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    LOC Group has secured a contract with Ørsted to provide 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 and installation of the inter-array and export cables. Technical document review and operational approvals will be undertaken […]

  • 3 August 2021
    Ports & Logistics

    Siemens Gamesa’s offshore wind nacelle assembly facility in Taichung, Taiwan has assembled its first nacelle. This marks the first time a Siemens Gamesa offshore turbine nacelle has been assembled outside Europe. The construction work on Siemens Gamesa’s assembly facility in Taichung Harbor started in March 2020. The parcel of land being developed in Taiwan measures […]

  • 2 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted has assigned CR Classification Society to perform a structural review of the offshore substation design for the Greater Changhua offshore wind projects in Taiwan.