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  • 2 March 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The European Commission has approved, under the EU Merger Regulation, the proposed acquisition of joint control over Formosa 1 International Investment of Taiwan by DONG Energy, Australia’s Macquarie and Swancor Holding of Taiwan.

  • 12 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Taiwan-based offshore wind developer Swancor Holding plans to secure the funds necessary for the full development of the Formosa I offshore wind projects through financing deals with banks in the second quarter of 2018, according to local media.

  • 20 August 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    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.

  • 5 May 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Taiwan has issued its first ever commercial operating licence for an offshore wind farm – the 8MW Formosa I Phase I wind farm off the Miaoli County.

  • 28 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    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.

  • 6 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    London-headquartered law firm Linklaters has advised Denmark’s DONG Energy on its acquisition of a 35 per cent interest in the Taiwanese offshore wind project Formosa I from local developer Swancor Renewable.

  • 25 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy and Macquarie Capital have signed agreements to acquire a combined 85% ownership interest in the Taiwanese offshore wind project Formosa I from local developer Swancor Renewable. Completion of the transactions is subject to a number of conditions precedent including approval from the EU and from the Investment Commission under Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs, […]

  • 27 March 2018
    Contracts & Tenders

    Siemens Gamesa’s Offshore CEO Andreas Nauen and Swancor’s Chairman Robert Tsai have signed two agreements in Taiwan: the first one focused on bringing additional local content to Taiwan’s offshore wind industry, followed by a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on the Formosa II offshore wind project. 

  • 20 June 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    The engineering consulting group COWI has won a contract to design the foundations for the Formosa I project, Taiwan’s first offshore wind farm. COWI has been tasked with preparing the detailed design of the wind turbine foundations for the Taiwan project which will involve designing the foundations for an offshore wind farm in an earthquake zone. […]

  • 4 February 2019
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    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 […]

  • 7 January 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The Formosa 1 offshore wind project in Taiwan started commercial operation on 27 December, according to JERA. The 128MW wind farm consists of the 8MW Formosa 1 Phase 1, inaugurated in May 2017, and the 120MW Formosa 1 Phase 2 which was officially commissioned in November. Formosa 1 comprises two Siemens Gamesa 4MW turbines from the first phase […]

  • 25 July 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Jack-up vessel Seajacks Zaratan has installed the first of the 20 Siemens Gamesa 6MW wind turbines on the 120MW Formosa 1 Phase 2 wind farm in Taiwan. The project is located around six kilometers off the west coast of the Miaoli district in the Taiwan Strait, with water depths ranging between 15 and 30m. Seajacks […]

  • 17 April 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    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 […]

  • 20 May 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    The Formosa 1 Phase 2 project has entered the construction phase following a groundbreaking ceremony held in Taiwan’s Miaoli County over the past weekend. Formosa 1 Phase 2 will comprise 20 Siemens Gamesa 6MW turbines installed on monopile foundations some 6km off the west coast of the Miaoli district in the Taiwan Strait. The project is owned by Formosa I Wind […]

  • 6 October 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The government of Taiwan is looking for suppliers of seismometer monitoring equipment as part of an unnamed offshore wind project.  The local company is looking for three to four seismometers to be used on an unidentified offshore wind farm, according to the UK’s Exporting Is Great programme. Seismometers are to monitor the natural frequency (fn) of offshore […]

  • 13 May 2019
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Transition pieces and monopiles for the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind farm have started arriving at the Taichung Port in Taiwan. And so have the vessels that will install the 20 monopile foundations and the wind turbines at the site in the Taiwan Strait, Ørsted, one of the owners of the 120MW wind farm, said. Seaway […]

  • 9 October 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    All 20 Siemens Gamesa 6MW turbines have been installed at the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind project in Taiwan. To remind, jack-up vessel Seajacks Zaratan installed the first turbine at the project site 6km off the west coast of the Miaoli district in the Taiwan Strait in July. Prior to commercial operation, each turbine goes through […]

  • 12 November 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted and project partners have held an inauguration ceremony for the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind project in Taiwan. Formosa 1 Phase 2 is an extension of the existing two-turbine Formosa 1 Phase 1 project, which was officially commissioned in April 2017. The 120MW project comprises 20 Siemens Gamesa 6MW turbines installed approximately 2 […]

  • 15 April 2019
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    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 […]

  • 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. 

  • 27 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    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.

  • 29 May 2019
    Grid Connection

    The installation of inter-array cables at the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind farm in Taiwan is scheduled to begin in June. Jan De Nul’s cable laying vessel Willem de Vlamingh will carry out the installation of 20 cables at the project site from 1 June to 30 September. The Luxembourg-based company is in charge of the design, procurement and […]

  • 16 June 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    EEW Group is producing the steel pipe components for the 47 jacket foundations to be installed on the Formosa 2 wind farm offshore Taiwan. The production of the steel pipes for the jackets started in January at EEW Korea, EEW KHPC, and EEW Malaysia and is expected to be completed in October 2020. With a […]

  • 9 April 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    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 […]

  • 24 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Danish engineering consulting group COWI has opened a branch office in Taipei to accommodate ongoing and recently won offshore wind projects in Taiwan, and to grow its wind business in the region. “The appetite for wind energy and more specifically offshore wind farms has been increasing exponentially especially in East and South East Asia,” Jan Rønberg, COWI’s Senior […]

  • 28 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Japanese utility JERA has agreed to acquire a 24.95% equity interest in the Gunfleet Sands offshore wind farm in the UK from Marubeni Corporation.