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  • 15 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Japanese utility JERA and the engineering firm Shimizu Corporation have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate within the offshore wind power generation business. JERA and Shimizu will explore ways to utilize their respective know-how and resources in the offshore wind power generation business to collaborate on related projects in Japan and overseas. Based […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 9 March 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    JERA has reached an agreement with Macquarie’s Green Investment Group (GIG) and EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG (EnBW) to join the development of the Formosa 3 offshore wind farm in Taiwan. JERA now holds 43.75% of the project, with GIG holding 31.25% and EnBW 25%, retaining material stakes and remaining committed to the ongoing development. The […]

  • 18 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    RWE Innogy has issued a new tender for the supply of 54 turbines for the Nordsee One offshore wind farm in German part of the North Sea. The tender follows a recent discovery of a technical issue on Senvion’s 5M and 6XM offshore turbines. In an email statement, Jagna Jera, RWE Innogy spokeswoman, said that […]

  • 9 September 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    The Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind project in Taiwan has generated its first power. According to Ørsted, 10 out of 20 Siemens Gamesa 6MW turbines have been installed at the project site, while six units began generating power. Prior to commercial operation, each turbine goes through a power generation test which takes 10 to 14 days […]

  • 24 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Waves Group is currently providing marine warranty surveyor services at the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind farm in Taiwan. The UK-based company is in charge of providing the marine warranty surveyor services for the installation of turbines, foundations, and infield and export cables. According to Waves Group, the contract began in October last year and 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 […]

  • 1 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    US investment firm Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners has acquired a 95% stake in Swancor Renewable Energy Co. Ltd, a subsidiary of Swancor Holding. The transaction is valued between USD 25 million and USD 101 million, Swancor said in a stock exchange filing. Swancor Renewable Energy holds a 15% stake in the 128MW Formosa 1 offshore wind project which is […]

  • 24 June 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    The installation of foundations has kicked off at the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind project in Taiwan. The installation began in early June, a spokesperson from COWI, who designed all the steelwork for the 20 monopiles and transition pieces, told Offshore WIND. Seaway Yudin is installing the foundations, which comprise monopiles produced by Germany’s EEW SPC and transition pieces manufactured by […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Taiwan’s Swancor is selling 100% of its shares in Swancor Renewable Energy Co. Ltd and its subsidiary Haineng Wind Power to ”European and American energy companies’‘. Swancor is selling 20 million shares at a price range of between USD 1.3 and USD 5.07 per share. The transaction could fetch between USD 26 million and USD […]

  • 13 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Eight offshore wind majors have officially launched the Taiwan Offshore Wind Industry Association. The founding members include Ørsted, Northland Power, Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), wpd offshore solutions, Macquarie Group, Swancor, Yushan Energy and the Japanese utility JERA. The association aims to bring together offshore wind companies in Taiwan to promote the long-term development of the industry, stable […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 June 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Specialist Marine Consultants (SMC) has won a client representative contract for the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind project in Taiwan. SMC will provide client representative services across a range of installation scopes, including cable, foundation and turbine installation. “We have been working with FOWI for a number of weeks now, delivering full-scope Marine Coordination services, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 June 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Dropsafe has secured a contract to provide its Net dropped object prevention system for the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind farm in Taiwan. The system has already been installed on six out of the 20 Siemens Gamesa 6MW turbines at the 128MW offshore wind project. The design, made of SUS 316 Japanese stainless-steel, has been installed between the […]

  • 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 […]