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  • 10 February 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Dutch subsea survey specialist Deep BV is carrying out unexploded ordnance (UXO) geophysical survey at the Formosa 2 wind farm offshore Taiwan. The survey is being carried out at the potential locations of the wind turbines, the company said. Deep BV did similar work on the 128MW Formosa 1, Taiwan’s first commercial-scale offshore wind farm. […]

  • 8 November 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    The onshore construction of the Formosa 2 offshore wind project commenced today, 8 November, with a groundbreaking ceremony held in Taiwan. Formosa 2 will comprise 47 Siemens Gamesa 8.0 – 167 turbines mounted on jacket foundations which will be installed by Seaway 7 some 4km offshore Miaoli County in the Taiwan Strait. The 376MW project is expected […]

  • 11 October 2012

    The UK could borrow some of its know-how in renewables to Taiwan since both countries have limited resources as they are looking for energy security, writes Focus Taiwan. An engineer from Industrial Technology Research Institute Hu Ssu-yuan thinks that Taiwan should develop offshore wind farms due to the fact that the Taiwan Strait holds one […]

  • 4 April 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Bladt Industries and Century Wind Power will provide up to 150 jacket foundations for Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners’ (CIP) three offshore wind projects in Taiwan.

  • 23 October 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Malaysia started to actively eye offshore renewable power, according to the country’s media reports saying that Green Power Solutions, based in Malaysian state of Sabah, recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Current2Current International.  The two partners plan to develop a 10MW tidal energy project, however, the first thing on their list is to thoroughly examine the […]

  • 11 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Aqualis Offshore has opened an office in Taiwan to support local offshore wind and oil and gas markets, as well as the development of its sister company Offshore Wind Consultants’ offshore wind energy projects in Taiwan.

  • 28 May 2013
    R&D, Technology

    National Cheng Kung University (NCKU), southern Taiwan, launched its floating LiDAR, an offshore wind resource assessment buoy, May 24, at Tainan Hydraulics Laboratory. “It is the Asia No. 1 and World No.4 of Floating LiDAR applications in wind profiler measurement at sea,” said NCKU President Hwung-Hweng Hwung at the launching ceremony. He added, “This will […]

  • 3 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The European Commission has approved the acquisition of joint control by JERA, Macquarie and Swancor over the Formosa 2 offshore wind project in Taiwan. The 376MW Formosa 2 offshore wind project is currently owned by Macquarie and Swancor. The Commission concluded that the proposed acquisition would raise no competition concerns as Formosa 2 has no activity within the European Economic […]

  • 22 March 2019
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    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 […]

  • 9 June 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Environment

    Wpd Taiwan and WeatherRisk Explore Inc. have signed a turnkey bird survey contract for the Yunlin offshore wind farm in Taiwan. This March, wpd appointed WeatherRisk Explore to be responsible for the long-term and continuous bird surveys to understand the relationship between the wind farm’s operations and the surrounding bird ecology. According to the companies, […]

  • 21 October 2014
    R&D, Technology

    In the last months, SCHOTTEL successfully tested its hydrokinetic turbines in Strangford Lough, Northern Ireland. The full-scale tests included 260 operating hours under realistic conditions.  One turbine with a rotor diameter of four meters generates 50 kW per second at a rated water velocity of 2.75 meters per second. Ten hours of operation provide enough electricity […]

  • 16 December 2019

    Star of the South Wind Farm Pty Ltd. has shared a video showing the deployment of wind and wave monitoring equipment at the project site offshore Gippsland in Australia. Akrocean deployed two floating LiDARs and a wave buoy at the end of November to collect data on the wind profile and conditions in the Bass […]

  • 14 September 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The Changhua County government and Denmak’s Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) have signed a memorandum of cooperation to jointly promote and develop offshore wind industry in Taiwan’s most populous county.

  • 7 December 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Danish renewable energy specialist European Energy Group has ordered a crew transfer vessel (CTV) which once delivered will service the 21MW Sprogø offshore wind farm.

  • 8 August 2019
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul’s cable-laying vessel Willem de Vlamingh has completed the installation of the export cables on the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind farm in Taiwan. Under the EPCI contract, Jan De Nul installed 17 inter-array and three export cables at the 120MW offshore wind farm. According to the company, at the beach landing, the […]

  • 5 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    NorSea Wind has secured a contract for the operation and maintenance (O&M) of the Sprogø offshore wind farm in Denmark. The Norway-based company said it commenced the work on 1 January 2019, after winning the contract through a tender procedure. According to NorSea, the contract sets a milestone for offshore wind supply as it represents one […]

  • 5 August 2010

    Is there sufficient wind off the Georgetown County coast to produce enough electricity to reduce the strain being put on power plants?   (gtowntimes) [mappress] Source: gtowntimes, August 5, 2010;

  • 8 July 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Boskalis and Hwa Chi Construction Co have established a joint venture to transport and install offshore foundations at two wind farms in Taiwan developed by Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP). The Changfang and the Xidao offshore wind farms have a combined capacity of 600MW and are expected to be completed by 2023. Marcel van Bergen, Director Offshore […]

  • 6 January 2016

    Sure Diamond, a 26m wind farm crew transfer vessel, has been delivered to its owner Sure Wind. The StratCAT 26 vessel, built by Strategic Marine in Vietnam, completed sea trails in September 2015 and will be operating in Heligoland, Germany. Sure Wind’s second StratCAT 26 vessel, Sure Dynamic, has also completed sea trials in Vietnam and is […]

  • 20 May 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Subsea 7 has completed a cable pull-in at Camp Pendelton in Virginia, US, for the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project. The 12 MW CVOW demonstration project is being jointly developed by Dominion Energy and Ørsted. Subsea 7 won the contract for the supply and installation of inter-array cables at the wind farm in 2018 through Seaway […]

  • 9 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    JERA is set to acquire a 49% equity interest in the Formosa 2 offshore wind farm in Taiwan, the Japanese utility revealed shortly after it had secured joint control over the project with Macquarie and Swancor. Macquarie will hold a 26% stake and Swancor will hold 25% of the 376MW wind project located offshore Miaoli County in the Taiwan Strait. The […]

  • 23 April 2015

    FMGC, the European company specialised in cast iron counterweights and ballast solutions, cooperated with Sabella in production of its tidal turbine. In June, the first Sabella D10 will be immersed in the waters of the Fromveur strait near Ushant (French: Ouessant) in Brittany. The foundry manufactured a new type of tidal turbine ballast for the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 August 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Jumbo has completed the transport of all transition pieces for the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind farm from Thailand to the Taichung Port in Taiwan. Jumbo Kinetic transported the 20 transition pieces in three shipments from CUEL Limited’s yard in Laem Chabang in Thailand to the Taichung Port. Additionally, Jumbo coordinated the fabrication of 12 grillages which act […]

  • 9 August 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC) has secured a contract for the transport and installation of turbine foundations and the installation of offshore substations at the Greater Changhua 1 and 2a offshore wind projects in Taiwan. HMC will utilize its vessel Aegir for the transportation and installation of 111 turbine foundations and the installation of two offshore substations at […]

  • 19 February 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    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 […]