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  • 9 February 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    Construction of the first of the four projects could potentially start as early as 2019, Ørsted said.

  • 19 March 2012
    Environment

      Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) said that the proposed wind farm offshore Changhua County coast will affect white dolphin and migratory birds, reports Taiwan News. Fuhai Wind Power Co. plans to install 52 wind turbines around 10 km off the coast of Fangyuan, in water depths of up to 45 meters. The wind farm is […]

  • 12 February 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment

    The Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) in Taiwan has approved the Environmental Impact Assessments (EIAs) of three offshore wind projects proposed to be built off Changhua County by Macquarie Capital and Swancor Renewable, according to local media.

  • 2 April 2018
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted’s Greater Changhua offshore wind projects in Taiwan are in the contracting process of TWD 3 billion (approximately EUR 83.6 million) onshore substation EPC (engineering, procurement, and construction) contract, the Danish company said.

  • 19 April 2018
    Training & Education

    Offshore wind developer Ørsted has signed Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) respectively with Show Chwan Memorial Hospital and Changhua Christian Hospital in Taiwan to collaborate and build up a medical network for offshore wind farms.

  • 27 April 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    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.

  • 19 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    International law firm, Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has advised Macquarie Capital on the introduction of EnBW Energie Baden-Württenberg AG (EnBW) to its partnership with Swancor Renewable to jointly develop three offshore wind projects in Taiwan.

  • 15 December 2017

    Wpd’s offshore wind farm proposed to be built off the coast of Taiwan’s Yunlin county received an initial approval from Taiwanese Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) in November, according to Taipei Times.

  • 28 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Environment, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    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.

  • 29 December 2016
    Authorities, Environment, R&D

    Taiwan’s Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) has issued a set of regulations to minimise the impact of offshore wind projects on local fauna, according to local media. The new regulations, set out in a document titled “Offshore Wind Power Development”, stipulate that the wind farms off the west coast of Taiwan must be located at least 1,000 meters […]

  • 1 January 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    GeoSea Installs First Foundation at Galloper Offshore marine engineering specialist GeoSea installed the first of fifty-six turbine foundations at the 336MW Galloper offshore wind farm on Wednesday, 28th December. Block Island Turbine Out of Action Until Second Half of February One of the General Elecetric’s (GE) Haliade turbines installed at America’s first offshore wind farm […]

  • 29 December 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Taiwan’s Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) has returned an Environmental Assesment Report (EIA) of a floating wind project developed by Eolfi back to the Bureau of Energy, citing navigation safety concerns.

  • 12 February 2018
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Taiwan’s Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) has not approved the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for Taiwan Generations Corporation’s (TGC) 28-turbine Fuhai Offshore Windfarm off the coast of Changhua County.

  • 7 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    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.

  • 14 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Swancor aims to have 520MW of offshore wind installed in Taiwanese waters by 2020 and reach 2.6GW by 2025, according to its latest press release. 

  • 1 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    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.

  • 12 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Germany’s EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG has agreed to acquire 37.5 percent stakes in three offshore wind projects in Taiwan with a combined capacity of around 2GW.

  • 3 January 2018
    Contracts & Tenders

    Vattenfall Gives Reasons for Choosing Siemens Gamesa 8MW Turbine Vattenfall has chosen the new 8MW Siemens Gamesa wind turbine for its Danish offshore wind farms because it “was simply the cheapest choice in the market measured by cost per generated megawatt-hour electricity,” Michael Simmelsgaard, Head of Offshore Wind and Country Manager for Vattenfall in Denmark, said. Spain: […]

  • 15 August 2019
    Authorities

    Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren is urging the U.S. administration to allow the Vineyard Wind project to move forward without delay after it had faced a set back regarding the approval of its Federal Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS). Senator Warren has called on the U.S. administration to work towards a solution that will protect the environment, address the […]

  • 30 March 2018
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Council of State, a high administrative court in France, has rejected the appeal of several associations opposing the construction of the offshore wind farm off Fécamp, according to the national media. With the appeal filed to the Council of State, the association challenged a decision of the Administrative Court of Appeal of Nantes, which voted in favour of the project in June 2017. 

  • 16 May 2017
    Authorities, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    The Nantes Administrative Court of Appeals has dismissed the appeal filed by three environmental organisations which contested the environmental permit granted to the 480MW Parc du Banc de Guérande wind project located some 12 kilometres off the coast of Saint-Nazaire.

  • 5 October 2012
    R&D

    As reported a few days ago, the Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) and the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to partner on environmental surveys to spur the offshore wind development. Using funds acquired from the 2011 merger settlement of Exelon and Constellation Energy, this partnership will allow DNR […]

  • 14 November 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    The Regional Administrative Tribunal of Sicily (Il Tribunale Amministrativo Regionale per la Sicilia – TAR) has revoked a construction permit granted by the Italian Ministry for the Environment, Land and Sea (IMELS) for the 137MW offshore wind project in the Gulf of Gela off Sicily’s southern coast.

  • 1 November 2012
    Authorities

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced it is requesting public comment on an environmental assessment (EA) for the Wind Energy Area on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) offshore Massachusetts. The EA considers potential environmental impacts and socioeconomic effects from issuing renewable energy leases and related site characterization activities within the Wind Energy Area. […]

  • 28 April 2014
    Authorities, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    Naturschutzbund Deutschland e.V. (NABU) filed a complaint against the construction of the Butendiek offshore wind farm to the Administrative Court in Köln on April 17, with reference to the Environmental Damage Act. The environmental association is concerned about the possible effects on protected marine birds and porpoises. The Butendiek offshore wind farm will be located […]

  • 24 July 2012
    Authorities

    Today, 217 environmentalists, conservationists, clean energy advocates, businesses, and local and state officials from up and down the Atlantic Coast are united in calling for bold action to accelerate the development of offshore wind. The coalition released a letter to the Obama Administration to show strong support for progress made to date and to urge continued […]