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Ørsted has awarded WSP with a contract to provide engineering services for the Changhua 1 and 2a offshore wind project in Taiwan. Located 35 to 50 kilometers off the coast of Changhua County, the Changhua 1 and 2a offshore wind farms will have a total capacity of approximately 900MW. The projects will be led by […]
Taiwan's Bureau of Energy has granted Ørsted the establishment permit for the 900MW Changhua 1 and 2a offshore wind project. In the coming weeks, Ørsted will work with the Taiwanese authorities and local stakeholders to reach other outstanding key project milestones, such as completing the supply chain plan and signing the power purchase agreement (PPA), […]
Taiwan Power Co. (Taipower) and Changhua County Government yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the development of a series of renewable energy projects in the county, including offshore wind. The state-owned utility plans to invest around USD 6.25 billion in the construction of solar and wind energy plants in the county: 1,010MW of offshore wind, 16MW of […]
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 […]
OffshoreWIND.biz brings you the ten most read offshore wind news in the month of June. BREAKING: France Reveals Dunkirk Tender Winner France has selected the consortium of EDF Renouvelables, innogy and Enbridge to construct and develop the Dunkirk offshore wind project. Dunkirk Strike Price Is EUR 44/MWh The Dunkirk offshore wind farm will deliver electricity […]
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 […]
Ørsted has signed a guaranteed five-year syndicated green revolving loan facility for its Greater Changhua offshore wind projects in Taiwan. The NTD 25 billion (circa EUR 714.3 million) green facility attracted 15 banks to join in less than two months, which represents the first time local state-owned banks are involved in financing offshore wind projects, Ørsted said. Ørsted will now […]
Ørsted has awarded Atos with a contract to supply critical communication solutions for two wind farms offshore Changhua County in Taiwan. Atos will provide solutions based on TETRA (Terrestrial Trunked radio) technology and will be responsible for the complete work, including engineering, design, installation, testing, commissioning and five-year maintenance. The solution will include a mobile radio […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
Record-breaking turbines, new offshore wind tenders... read the ten most read news on offshoreWIND.biz in the first month of 2019. Siemens Gamesa Launches 10+ MW Offshore Wind Turbine Siemens Gamesa has launched the SG 10.0-193 DD, the company’s first 10+ MW offshore wind turbine. The prototype is expected to be installed this year, with commercial market […]
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.
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.
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Japanese wind turbine maker Hitachi and Taiwan's Changhua County Government have entered into a memorandum of understanding to use the Changhua Port and its facilities and land as an operations and maintenance base for the Changhua offshore wind farm.
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.
Ørsted has signed a contract with Taiwan-based Formosa Heavy Industries for the manufacture of jacket foundation pin piles for the two Changhua offshore wind farms with a combined capacity of 900MW.
Ørsted has awarded its Taiwanese partner Woen Jinn Harbour Engineering (WJ) with a contract for the inter-array cable installation at the Greater Changhua offshore wind projects.
Taiwan International Ports Corp. (TIPC) and the Changhua County Government have signed an agreement to jointly construct and develop an offshore wind operations&maintenance hub at the Taichung Port.
Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs has awarded further 1,664MW of offshore wind capacity to four wind farms which are part of two larger projects.
Jan De Nul Group and Hitachi Ltd. have signed the contract with overall work for the manufacturing and installation of 21 5.2MW wind turbines for the Changhua offshore wind farm project in Taiwan.
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.
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.
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.