Search results for: Greater Changhua 1 and 2a

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  • 18 September 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord has been awarded the contract by Ørsted for the cable installation works at the Greater Changhua 1 & 2a offshore wind farms in Taiwan. The wind farms have a capacity of 900MW and are located between 35 and 60 kilometres off the west coast of Changhua County. Van Oord is responsible for the […]

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

    The first of the 111 Siemens Gamesa SG 8.0-167DD wind turbines has been installed at the 900 MW Greater Changhua 1 & 2a wind farm project offshore Taiwan. The first batch of turbine components was transported from the Port of Taichung, and the first turbine was installed at the site by Seajack Scylla, a wind […]

  • 22 February 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    CWind Taiwan has secured a contract by Van Oord to charter a survey vessel for the nearshore cable route survey at the Greater Changhua 1 & 2a offshore wind project in Taiwan. Starting this March, CWind Taiwan will use Ocean Surveyor 3 to support Van Oord in conducting multibeam surveys of the wind farm. According […]

  • 27 August 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    The first wind turbine jacket foundation has been installed at the construction site of the Greater Changhua 1 and 2a offshore wind project, being built by Ørsted in the Taiwan Strait, some 35 to 50 kilometres off the coast of Changhua County. According to earlier information, Heerema Marine Contractors’ (HMC) vessel Aegir, which recently installed the two jackets […]

  • 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. […]

  • 17 June 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Construction of the onshore substations and transmission system for the Greater Changhua 1 & 2a offshore wind project in Taiwan is moving full speed ahead, according to Ørsted. Ørsted stated it is working with Star Energy Corporation (SEC), a subsidiary of EPC contractor Taiwan Cogeneration Corporation, to implement the highest Quality, Health, Safety and Environment […]

  • 26 May 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Heerema Marine Contractors’ heavy lift vessel Aegir has completed the installation of jacket foundations at the Greater Changhua 2a wind farm site offshore Taiwan and will now move on to do the same work on Greater Changhua 1, the company said via social media. This brought the entire 900 MW Greater Changhua 1 & 2a […]

  • 2 November 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Gamesa has awarded Global Wind Service Taiwan (GWS) with the pre-assembly scope for the Greater Changhua 1 & 2a offshore wind farms in Taiwan. The 900 MW project is developed by Ørsted and is the first large-scale, far-offshore wind farm in Taiwan. The project’s 111 SG 8.0-167 DD offshore wind turbines will be assembled […]

  • 22 August 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Heerema Marine Contractors’ (HMC) heavy lift vessel Aegir has installed the first three 100 per cent made-in-Taiwan wind turbine jacket foundations at the 900 MW Greater Changhua 1 & 2a offshore wind farms. The first batch of jacket foundations fully manufactured in Taiwan by Sing Da Marine Structure (SDMS) were loaded out of the Port of […]

  • 26 November 2020
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Ericsson and Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) will build a 5G-ready network for Ørsted’s Greater Changhua 1 & 2a offshore wind farms in Taiwan. The private network will enable Ørsted’s engineers to communicate through high-quality connectivity and to have optimised workplace communications for daily operations, according to the two telecommunication companies. “The Greater Changhua 1 & 2a […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 November 2021

    Sing Da Marine Structure (SDMS) has completed the first 100 per cent made-in-Taiwan wind turbine jacket foundation for the 900 MW Greater Changhua 1 & 2a offshore wind farms, Ørsted said. The jacket foundation, which has passed all inspections, signified a landmark milestone for Ørsted in Asia Pacific in building local capabilities from zero experience […]

  • 11 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted is preparing for a potential Taiwan New Dollar (TWD) denominated green bond issuance in Taiwan towards the end of this year to finance the Greater Changhua offshore wind projects. The company has selected BNP Paribas, Bank of Taiwan, CTBC Bank, and Deutsche Bank as arrangers. In April 2019, Ørsted made the final investment decision […]

  • 6 September 2019
    Ports & Logistics

    Ørsted has marked the completion of the first made-in-Taiwan transition piece mock-up with Sing Da Marine Structure (SDMS), a wholly-owned subsidiary of China Steel Corporation. The mock-up, fabricated by SDMS in Kaohsiung, has demonstrated that local suppliers are on track to prepare for delivery of jacket foundations for Ørsted’s Greater Changhua 1&2a projects, the world’s […]

  • 5 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Siemens Gamesa has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Formosa Plastics Corporation for offshore wind in Taiwan. According to the company, the agreement adds up to a series of earlier agreements with local and international parties to promote a competitive supply chain. To remind, Siemens Gamesa inked the first local supply agreements in Taiwan last year by […]

  • 7 September 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Solstad Offshore has signed an agreement with Ørsted to deploy construction support vessel (CSV) Normand Jarl on the Greater Changhua 1 & 2a offshore wind project in Taiwan. Normand Jarl is scheduled to begin working offshore Taiwan in the second quarter of 2021. The firm period on the contract is 15 months with options to […]

  • 12 March 2021
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Subsea construction vessel Topaz Tangaroa has left the Netherlands and is on her way to Taiwan to join Van Oord’s cable laying vessel Nexus on the Greater Changhua 1 and 2a offshore wind project. Prior to leaving the Netherlands, Topaz Tangaroa was equipped with Van Oord’s trencher Dig-It, and a walk-to-work system. AIS data shows […]

  • 7 June 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    The first batch of wind turbine foundation pin piles has been installed at the 900 MW Greater Changhua 1 & 2a wind farm offshore Taiwan, Ørsted said. In total, 333 turbine foundation pin piles will be installed at the site located in Taiwan Strait, some 35 to 50 kilometres off Changhua County. The pin-piles will […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 July 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    A joint venture of Mammoet and Giant Heavy Machinery Services has started working with Sing Da Marine Structure Corporation (SDMS) on the locally-produced jacket foundations for the Greater Changhua offshore wind project in Taiwan. The joint venture will be performing the assembly, transportation and load-out of the jackets, each weighing approximately 1,200t. The PTC200-DS Ring […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 March 2022
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The commissioning team of Ørsted has energized the offshore substation and export cable of the Greater Changhua 2a offshore wind farm. According to the developer’s social media update, this represents a “big step” for the upcoming wind turbine installation and power transmission preparations. During the testing of the Greater Changhua offshore substations, which happened last […]

  • 12 August 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted could face delays on two offshore wind projects due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. The construction of offshore substation topsides for the two projects, the 1.4 GW Hornsea Project Two in the UK and the 900 MW Greater Changhua 1 & 2a in Taiwan, was paused after the Singaporean shipyards where they […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 July 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    South Korea’s LS Cable & System has won a contract to deliver submarine cables for Ørsted’s Changhua 1 and 2a offshore wind farm in Taiwan. The cables are to be delivered by 2021, the company said. The Greater Changhua 1 & 2a wind farm will feature 112 Siemens Gamesa 8MW wind turbines installed on jacket foundations 35-50 kilometers off the […]