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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 […]
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.
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.
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.
Swancor and TIPC Marine Corporation, part of Taiwan International Ports Corp. (TIPC), have entered a joint venture to develop, construct, operate and maintain offshore wind farms.
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.
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 […]
Jan De Nul has secured the engineering, procurement, construction and installation contract (EPCI) for foundations and subsea cables at the Formosa 2 offshore wind project in Taiwan. Jan De Nul Group is responsible for the design, fabrication and installation of the jacket foundations, as well as for the design, supply and installation of subsea cables […]
Siemens Gamesa has received a conditional order for the supply of turbines for the 376MW Formosa 2 offshore wind project in Taiwan. Siemens Gamesa will provide 47 of its SG8.0-167 DD turbines and is in charge of the full servicing for a period of 20 years, including the provision of spare parts and tools. The firm order is subject to […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Germany's EnBW has launched a subsidiary in Taiwan, which is said to represent its official entry into the Asia-Pacific energy market. Based in Taipei, EnBW Asia-Pacific Ltd. is expected to allow EnBW to find a bigger arena for renewable energy in order to expand its development. EnBW said it plans to share its experience by participating […]
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 […]
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 […]
Offshore WIND's ten most read news in December 2018.
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.
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.
Swancor has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Taipower for the Formosa 2 offshore wind farm.
Jan De Nul has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Taiwan International Ports Corporation (TIPC) to establish a logistics hub at the Taichung Port for the Formosa 1 Phase 2 project.
Societe Generale has secured approval by the Financial Supervisory Commission, Republic of China (Taiwan), to issue green bonds in Taiwan.