Search results for: Changhua 1 and 2a

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  • 11 June 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Danish offshore wind developer Ørsted has signed contracts with South Korea’s Samkang M&T and Hyundai Steel Industries for the supply of jacket foundations for the 900MW Changhua 1 and 2a offshore wind project in Taiwan. Samkang M&T will manufacture and deliver 28 jacket foundations, and Hyundai Engineering & Steel Industries 27 units, according to Korean media. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    The mass production is expected to start in the third quarter of 2020. The factory will have an expected annual output of up to 50 jackets.

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 August 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Swire Pacific Offshore’s platform supply vessel (PSV) Pacific Hornbill has been deployed on the Greater Changhua 1 & 2a offshore wind project in Taiwan to support the ongoing construction activities. The vessel, which departed from the Port of Taichung to the project site on 16 August (according to the available AIS data), has been hired for […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 August 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The commissioning of the 900 MW Greater Changhua 1 & 2a has been delayed to 2023, according to Ørsted’s interim report for the first half of 2022. The project was initially scheduled to be fully operational by the end of the year, but due to COVID-19-related delays, the commissioning of the wind farm is being […]

  • 29 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted has revised its offshore wind production forecasts after concluding that the company’s current production forecasts underestimate the negative impact of the blockage effect and the wake effect. The blockage effect arises from the wind slowing down as it approaches the wind turbines. There is an individual blockage effect for every turbine position and a […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted has issued green senior bonds in Taiwan for the purpose of raising green financing for its investments in the local offshore wind sector. Ørsted has completed the pricing of new unsecured green senior bonds of nominal TWD 12 billion (circa EUR 342.6 million) in total comprising a 7-year TWD 4 billion fixed-rate tranche and […]

  • 30 November 2021
    Business & Finance

    Keppel FELS, a wholly owned subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine, has signed a global framework agreement with Ørsted to potentially undertake future offshore substation (OSS) projects. The agreement follows Keppel Offshore & Marine’s completion of its first project for Ørsted in Singapore in September, when the company finished construction of two offshore substations for […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 September 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted has signed crew transfer vessels (CTV) contracts to charter five ships and form a Taiwan-flagged CTV fleet for the construction work on the Greater Changhua 1 & 2a offshore wind farms. These CTVs will be owned and operated by Dong Fang Offshore, a 100 per cent subsidiary of Taiwan’s Hung Hua Construction, and Ventus […]

  • 3 November 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    71 out of the 111 Siemens Gamesa SG 8.0-167 DD wind turbines have been installed at the 900 MW Greater Changhua 1 & 2a wind farm project offshore Taiwan. In April, 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, […]

  • 4 November 2020
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted has issued its second TWD denominated green bond in Taiwan to raise financing for its continuing investments in the Greater Changhua 1 & 2a offshore wind project. The new unsecured green senior bonds comprise a 7-year TWD 4 billion fixed-rate tranche, a 10-year TWD 3 billion fixed-rate tranche, and a 20-year TWD 8 billion […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 November 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    South Korean cable manufacturer LS Cable & System has entered into a five-year framework agreement with Ørsted for the opportunity to supply high voltage export cables for offshore wind farms. Roe-hyun Myung, President & CEO of LS C&S, said: “The trend of investing in renewable energy will continue, even under the current COVID_19-situation. We are […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 June 2020
    Business & Finance

    DNV GL has signed a contract with Sing Da Marine Structure (SDMS), a wholly-owned subsidiary of China Steel Corporation (CSC), to provide support for jacket foundation manufacturing for offshore wind projects in Taiwan. DNV GL will provide SDMS with risk mitigation advice around technical, logistical, and quality during its jacket fabrication process. The deal also […]