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26 July 2017 Ports & Logistics

On 21 July, Taipower and Taiwan International Ports Corporation (TIPC) officially signed an agreement on the development of three sites at the Port of Taichung for offshore wind farm construction. Works already started on 11 June and are now well under way.

21 December 2016 Authorities, Business & Finance

Taiwan Power Co. (Taipower) and Changhua County Government yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the development of a series of renewable energy projects in the county, including offshore wind. The state-owned utility plans to invest around USD 6.25 billion in the construction of solar and wind energy plants in the county: 1,010MW of offshore wind, 16MW of […]

13 January 2016 Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

Taiwanese state-owned utility Taiwan Power Co. (Taipower) plans to install 1,800 megawatts of offshore wind power capacity in the next 15 years, according to local media. Taipower has identified Fangyuan, Changhua County, as the hub where works on the first offshore wind farm are planned to start in 2018. The wind farm is planned to be situated 8 km […]

5 April 2019 Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

German offshore wind developer wpd has signed a share purchase agreement with Starwind Offshore GmbH to sell a 27% stake in the 640MW Yunlin offshore wind project in Taiwan. Starwind Offshore GmbH is a German holding company established jointly between the Japanese companies Sojitz; JXTG Nippon Oil & Energy Corporation; The Chugoku Electric Power Co., Inc. and Chudenko […]

13 March 2019 Authorities, Ports & Logistics

The British Office in Taipei and Taiwan International Ports Corporation (TIPC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on joint co-operation in respect of the development of Taiwan’s offshore wind industry. Under this MoU, further exchange in the areas of policy, strategy, technology, operations and maintenance to promote offshore wind port and marine sector will be […]

4 March 2019

We are bringing you a list of ten of our most read articles for the month of February. 15 Injured After CTV Collides with Cargo Ship Off Rügen All 15 people aboard the crew transfer vessel (CTV) World Bora were injured after the CTV collided with a cargo ship several nautical miles northeast of the […]

26 February 2019 Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

Canada’s Northland Power has, through its subsidiary, executed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Taipower for the 300MW Hai Long 2A offshore wind project in Taiwan. Northland and its partner Yushan Energy own 60% and 40% of Hai Long 2A, respectively. Hai Long 2A is the first of the three Hai Long projects with a […]

22 February 2019 Wind Farm Update

The 300MW Hai Long offshore wind farm has secured all approvals and permits and the next step will be executing the power purchase agreement with Taipower, Mike Crawley, President and Chief Executive Officer of Northland Power, said. The wind farm is one of three Hai Long projects with a combined capacity of 1,044MW that Northland Power […]

21 February 2019 Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

Taipower has signed power purchase agreements (PPAs) with China Steel Corp (CSC) and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) for three offshore wind projects, the local media reported. The PPAs were signed for the 300MW Chong Neng project, developed jointly by CIP and CSC, as well as for CIP’s 552MW ChangFang and 48MW Xidao, all located offshore the Changhua County. Under […]

31 January 2019 Authorities, Wind Farm Update

Taiwan’s Bureau of Energy has granted Ørsted the establishment permit for the 900MW Changhua 1 and 2a offshore wind project. In the coming weeks, Ørsted will work with the Taiwanese authorities and local stakeholders to reach other outstanding key project milestones, such as completing the supply chain plan and signing the power purchase agreement (PPA), […]

30 January 2019 Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

The 900MW Changhua 1 and 2a offshore wind projects will move forward, Ørsted said in response to the announced 6% Feed-in-Tariff reduction, but the final investment decision depends on the outcome of supply contract renegotiations and relevant project milestones being achieved in time to keep the projects on track for commissioning in 2021. Developers who sign their […]

30 January 2019 Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs has set out the new feed-in-tariff (FiT) at TWD 5.5160/kWh (EUR 0.156731/kWh) for the 20-year offshore wind Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) signed in 2019. The wind projects that sign their PPAs in 2019 will receive TWD 6.2795/kWh during the first ten years of operation, and TWD 4.1422 for the remaining ten years. The […]

29 January 2019 Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

JDR Cable Systems (JDR) has been selected by Jan De Nul to supply subsea power cables and accessories for the Taiwan Power Company Offshore Wind Farm Phase One. The project is located off the coast of Fangyuan in Changhua County in Central Western Taiwan. It is being developed by Taipower with a consortium of Jan […]

21 January 2019 Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

Ørsted has suspended the execution of contracts with Taiwan Cogeneration Corporation, China Steel Corporation (CSC) and Century Iron and Steel Industrial (CISI) for the developer’s offshore wind projects in Taiwan, Taiwanese media reports. OffshoreWIND.biz has contacted Ørsted to confirm this, with the company yet to respond. The suspended contracts were already ongoing, while for those that […]

4 January 2019

Offshore WIND’s ten most read news in December 2018.

3 January 2019 Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

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.

12 December 2018 Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

Swancor has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Taipower for the Formosa 2 offshore wind farm.

11 December 2018 Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has called on the government of Taiwan to rethink proposed changes to the Feed-in-Tariff (FiT) for offshore wind projects.

11 December 2018 Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics

Taiwanese government watchdog, Control Yuan, has issued a report which is said to point to a number of shortcomings in the country’s offshore wind development plan, according to local media.

3 December 2018 Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Jobs & Recruitment, Wind Farm Update

The proposed reduction in 2019 Feed-in-Tariffs (FiTs) for offshore wind in Taiwan could potentially have a negative impact on Ørsted’s localisation plans and the final investment decision for the company’s first offshore projects in the country, a spokesperson for Ørsted told Offshore WIND.

30 November 2018 Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs has proposed a 12.71% reduction in Feed-in-Tariffs (FiTs) for offshore wind projects that sign their Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) in 2019 as compared to the current rate.

1 August 2018 Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Training & Education

Taiwan International Ports Corp. (TIPC) and the Changhua County Government have signed an agreement to jointly construct and develop an offshore wind operations&maintenance hub at the Taichung Port.

22 June 2018 Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

Ørsted has secured further 920MW capacity for its wind sites offshore Changhua County and now has a 1,820MW offshore wind pipeline in the region.

20 June 2018 Business & Finance, Technology

Spain-based floating LiDAR supplier EOLOS and Smartec Scientific Corp., Taiwanese provider of resource monitoring systems, have signed a partnership agreement that will see the two companies delivering floating LiDARs to the offshore wind sector in Taiwan. 

30 April 2018 Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs has awarded Ørsted the right to connect 900MW offshore wind capacity to Taiwan’s power grid.

30 April 2018 Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs has awarded grid capacity to eleven offshore wind projects under the first process of its kind in Taiwan.