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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 […]
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.
Offshore WIND’s most read news from 12 to 18 November 2018.
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.
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.
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.
Siemens Gamesa: 8MW Offshore Wind Turbine to Be Market-Ready in 2020 Siemens Gamesa has launched a new offshore wind turbine – SG 8.0-167 DD – said to increase the annual energy production (AEP) compared to the 7MW model by 20%. Seawind’s Two-Bladed Turbines to Power Greek Islands Seawind has signed an agreement with wind farm […]
Ørsted has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Woen Jinn Harbour Engineering to make the Taiwanese company the preferred offshore cable installation partner for the Greater Changhua offshore wind projects.
Taiwan’s Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) review panel has given a recommended approval of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for Ørsted’s four offshore wind sites off Changhua.
Danish fund management company Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has acquired three offshore wind sites under development in Taiwan with a combined capacity of 1,500MW.
DONG Energy yesterday revealed its ambition to increase the installed offshore wind capacity to 11-12GW at the end of 2025.
The editorial team at Offshore WIND have compiled a list of what we thought were the most important developments within the offshore wind industry in 2016. Vattenfall Wins Kriegers Flak Tender with EUR 49.9 per MWh Bid Swedish energy company Vattenfall has won the tender to build the 600MW Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm in the Danish part […]