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Swancor has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Taipower for the Formosa 2 offshore wind farm.
Seajacks’ self-propelled jack-up vessel Zaratan has departed for Taiwan ready to begin installation of the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind project. Zaratan will install all 20 Siemens Gamesa SWT-6.0-154 turbines on the 120MW wind farm in the Taiwan Strait in what is the first renewables contract for Seajacks outside Europe. The project is located around six kilometers off […]
SeaRoc has secured a contract to supply its marine management system SeaPlanner to support the construction of the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind project in Taiwan. The deal comes as part of SeaRoc’s strategic partnership with Specialist Marine Consultants (SMC), which is delivering marine coordination services for the 120MW project. SMC will be responsible for […]
Siemens Gamesa has started producing the blades for the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind project in Taiwan. The company said the blades were cast at its Aalborg factory in Denmark using Swancor resin and hardener. Siemens Gamesa won the contract to supply 20 SWT-6.0-154 turbines, which will produce a capacity of 120MW, for the project in April last […]
FairWind has signed a Letter of Intent with Siemens Gamesa to collaborate on turbine pre-assembly for the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind project in Taiwan. Under the agreement, FairWind will hire and train Taiwanese technicians to prepare them for the pre-assembly operations, which are scheduled to begin in the spring this year. The training […]
The Thailand-based oil & gas company CUEL Limited has secured a contract with Jan De Nul for the fabrication and supply of 20 transition pieces for the Formosa 1 Phase 2 project in Taiwan, marking its first offshore wind contract.
EEW SPC and Jan de Nul have signed a contract for the production of 20 monopile foundations for the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind farm in Taiwan.
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has been contracted to supply an additional 120MW of capacity for the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind farm in Taiwan, with the installation of the 20 SWT-6.0-154 wind turbines scheduled to start in 2019.
IHC IQIP today informed its S-2000 Hydrohammer was used to install two monopiles for the first two Formosa 1 offshore wind turbines in Taiwan. The company delivered the S-2000 Hydroammer with a 5.5m pile sleeve to Jiangsu Longyuan Zhenhua Marine Engineering Co. Ltd, which carried out the installation of foundations for the project, developed by Swancor/Formosa Wind Power […]
A2SEA is currently planning the installation of two foundations and two Siemens 4MW turbines on the Taiwanese project Formosa 1, scheduled to start in June 2016. The foundations and turbines will be installed by M/V Torben, formerly known as Friedrich Ernestine. A2SEA is operating the vessel under a bareboat charter with a team of A2SEA crew. […]
Ørsted has posted a photo showing the first wind turbine components destined for the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind farm lined up at the Taichung Port in Taiwan. The first 75m long blades, 378t nacelles and 37m long tower sections began their journey to Taiwan from Aalborg, Denmark, and Cuxhaven, Germany, on board three vessels. Formosa 1 Phase 2 will […]
DHL Industrial Projects has delivered first wind turbine components for the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind farm to the Taichung Port in Taiwan. The first three vessels have been loaded in Aalborg, Denmark, Cuxhaven, Germany, and Phu My, Vietnam. The vessels are carrying 75-metre blades, 378-tonne nacelles, and tower sections up to 37 metres long. The two vessels carrying blades […]
All 20 foundation monopiles built for the Formosa 1 Phase 2 have left the EEW SPC yard in Germany onboard two heavy load transport vessels and are en route to Taichung port in Taiwan, Jan De Nul said. Now that these components for the offshore construction are mobilized, the actual installation operations on site can be kicked […]
UK-based Correll Services Ltd has secured a contract to provide subsea and land cable termination and testing works on the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind farm in Taiwan. The contract has been awarded by Formosa 1 project turnkey contractor Jan De Nul Group. Correll Services – a specialist in high voltage, low voltage and fibre […]
The European Commission has approved, under the EU Merger Regulation, the proposed acquisition of joint control over Formosa I offshore wind project in Taiwan by Macquarie, Ørsted, Swancor, and Japan’s utility JERA. Formosa 1 is currently a joint venture between Ørsted (35% ownership), Taiwanese developer Swancor Renewable (15%), and Macquarie Capital (50%). As reported, JERA agreed […]
FairWind is sending the first group of prospective Taiwanese wind turbine technicians to Europe this month to train at European Wind Academy ahead of their deployment on the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind power project. Under the terms of a Letter of Intent signed between FairWind and Siemens Gamesa to collaborate on pre-assembly work for the […]
Offshore WIND’s ten most read news in December 2018.
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.
Japanese utility JERA has entered into an agreement with Macquarie Capital and Swancor to acquire a combined 32.5% equity interest in the Formosa 1 offshore wind power project located off the north-western coast of Taiwan.
Palfinger Marine has signed a contract with Siemens Gamesa for the delivery of 20 PF9000-2.9 fixed boom cranes to the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind farm in Taiwan.
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) reported an offshore wind turbine order intake totalling 2,272MW in its fiscal year 2018 – 31% more than in FY 2017 – with a total value of approx. EUR 2.78 billion.
Njord Offshore Ltd has secured a contract to manage a new purpose-built service accommodation and transfer vessel (SATV) for Siemens Gamesa at the Formosa 1 offshore wind project in Taiwan.
Management, engineering and development consultancy Mott MacDonald is reviewing the design of the anchor bolt system on the second phase of the 128MW Formosa I offshore wind farm in north-west Taiwan.
Siemens Gamesa’s offshore wind order intake reached a peak in the third quarter of the fiscal year 2018 with 1,368MW in firm orders, due to agreements to supply 165 turbines for Hornsea Project Two and 120MW for the Formosa I Phase II offshore wind project.
UK-based JDR Cable Systems has been selected by Jan De Nul Group to manufacture and supply inter-array, export and land cables for Taiwan’s Formosa 1 development.