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Asia-Pacific's offshore wind capacity will rise 20-fold to 43GW in 2027 according to new research from global natural resources consultancy Wood Mackenzie.
Siemens Gamesa has modified its new SG 8.0-167 DD offshore wind turbine to address conditions across the Asia-Pacific region.
Several industry executives from the wind energy sector in Asia have formed Asia Wind Energy Association (AsiaWEA), which was launched today. AsiaWEA has been established as the leading organisation for the onshore and offshore wind industry in Asia-Pacific. “Our mission is to establish and promote wind power as the solution to the region’s rapidly growing […]
DONG Energy is setting up an office in Taiwan to explore offshore wind opportunities in the Asia-Pacific region. The company is turning its attention to Asia-Pacific as the area has large potential for the development of offshore wind, Martin Neubert, the Chief Strategy Officer at DONG Energy Wind Power, told Offshore WIND. “Taiwan has an ambitious renewable strategy and […]
Business Intelligence and Strategy Research (BIS Research) has recently published a report titled “Asia-Pacific Wind Energy Market Outlook, Focus on Equipment, Deployment and Geography: Estimation and Forecast 2015-2020”. Owing to the increasing energy demands and a dire need for safeguarding measures for the environment, the wind energy market has gained significant traction in the recent past […]
Powered by policy support from the government, India and Australia will increase their share of renewable energy projects in the near future, while China will remain the largest market in the Asia-Pacific region, says research and consultancy firm GlobalData. According to the company’s latest report, Australia’s cumulative installed capacity for renewable power surged from 849 […]
Reportlinker announced new report titled: The report on Asia-Pacific Renewable Electricity Sector: A Country Comparison of Risks and Opportunities This report provides a detailed analysis of the renewable electricity sector in 11 countries in the Asia-Pacific region: Australia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, the Philippines, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam. These are key […]
The first half of 2019 saw a 14% decrease in global renewable energy investment compared to H1 2018, according to the latest report from BloombergNEF (BNEF). The H1 2019 global investment in renewables amounted to USD 117.6 billion, said to be mainly caused by the plunge in activity in China as it shifts away from government-set tariffs to […]
Siemens Gamesa has received the firm order from Ørsted for their 900MW Greater Changhua 1 & 2a offshore wind power project in Taiwan. The project includes the Asia-Pacific variant of the SG 8.0-167 DD offshore wind turbine and a service agreement. As part of this firm order, Siemens Gamesa will establish a nacelle assembly facility […]
Siemens Gamesa has received a conditional order for the supply of turbines for the 376MW Formosa 2 offshore wind project in Taiwan. Siemens Gamesa will provide 47 of its SG8.0-167 DD turbines and is in charge of the full servicing for a period of 20 years, including the provision of spare parts and tools. The firm order is subject to […]
EnBW North America has opened an office in Boston, Massachusetts, to pursue offshore wind opportunities in the Northeast US. In New England, EnBW North America participated in last December’s auction for offshore lease areas off the Massachusetts coast, competing through the last round of bidding on the three sites. The company also became the first […]
EnBW North America has officially opened its first US office in Jersey City, New Jersey. The office will serve as the base for EnBW’s participation in offshore wind opportunities in New Jersey and New York. Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop cut the ribbon, alongside NJ Economic Development Authority Senior VP for Economic Transformation Brian Sabina, EnBW […]
Ørsted has taken the final investment decision (FID) on the Changhua 1 and 2a offshore wind farm in Taiwan. Prior to the FID, Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs approved Ørsted’s local supply chain plan, and subsequently Ørsted has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Taipower at the feed-in-tariff level announced on 30 January 2019. […]
Germany's EnBW has launched a subsidiary in Taiwan, which is said to represent its official entry into the Asia-Pacific energy market. Based in Taipei, EnBW Asia-Pacific Ltd. is expected to allow EnBW to find a bigger arena for renewable energy in order to expand its development. EnBW said it plans to share its experience by participating […]
German energy company RWE plans to add between 2GW and 3GW of capacity annually to its renewable energy portfolio in three core markets: Europe, North America, and the Asia-Pacific. The portfolio will be managed by RWE Renewables and the technologies in focus will be onshore and offshore wind, as well as photovoltaics and storage. The capacity […]
Atlas Professionals has extended permanent recruitment and executive search services for the offshore wind industry to the Asia Pacific region. According to Atlas, the decision came as a response to the demand of professionals for permanent roles, which is growing due to the development of offshore wind at a remarkable rate. The initiative, which began in March, […]
Hung Hua Construction (HHC), a Taiwanese dredging and nearshore construction company, has placed an order with Damen for two fast crew supply vessels of the latest FCS 2710 class. The two vessels, for which a contract was signed at the end of January, will be built at Damen Shipyards Singapore and are scheduled for delivery […]
Siemens Gamesa has secured a Provisional Type Certificate for the SG 8.0-167 DD offshore wind turbine. The new direct-drive offshore wind turbine has a rotor diameter of 167 metres, with its B82 blades allowing for an 18% greater swept area compared to the SWT-7.0-154 unit, Siemens Gamesa said. The first prototype was installed in Østerild, Denmark in September […]
The Renewables Consulting Group (RCG) is establishing a Japanese business and is opening a new office in Tokyo to further support the emerging offshore wind market in the country and in the Asia-Pacific region. Last year, as part of its strategic energy plan, the Japanese government committed to making renewable energy the main power source, […]
RWE, the renewables businesses of E.ON and innogy, is planning to set aside approximately EUR 1.5 billion net in annual funds for investment mainly in the offshore wind, onshore wind and solar PV sectors. According to RWE, the renewables business will focus on the Americas, key markets in Europe and new markets in the Asia-Pacific region. The […]
Japan's largest power company Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings, Inc. (TEPCO) and Ørsted have signed a memorandum of understanding to work jointly on offshore wind projects. TEPCO and Ørsted will work jointly on the Choshi offshore wind project near Tokyo, for which TEPCO has been carrying out a seabed survey to examine its feasibility, and […]
Ørsted will pause and revisit its project activities, the project timelines, and local commitments in Taiwan after not receiving an establishment permit in time to sign a 2018 power purchase agreement (PPA) with Taipower for the Changhua 1 and 2a projects.
Alpha Offshore Service's revenue has increased by 46% in the past 12 months, according to its parent company Sparrows Group, which said that its position in the renewables market strengthened one year on from the acquisition of the Danish company.
German energy company EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG has recorded an operating result (adjusted EBITDA) of EUR 215.6 million in the Renewable Energies segment in the first nine months of 2018, a 4.1% decrease compared to the previous year.
German wind turbine manufacturer Senvion and Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions Corporation (Toshiba ESS) have joined forces under a new agreement that will see the two companies cooperating to market, sell, install and operate Senvion wind turbines in Japan.
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.