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Law firm White & Case LLP has advised the export credit agencies (ECAs) and the syndicate of commercial banks on the financing of the Yunlin offshore wind project in Taiwan. A financing group comprising 19 banks and three ECAs from Denmark (EKF), Germany (Euler Hermes) and the Netherlands (Atradius) closed the EUR 2.7 billion (NTD […]
German offshore foundations manufacturer Steelwind Nordenham has received an order to provide monopiles and monopile sections for the 640MW Yunlin offshore wind farm in Taiwan. Following its selection as the preferred supplier in December 2018, Steelwind Nordenham received the firm order from YunNeng/wpd-Taiwan at the end of May 2019. The order includes the supply of […]
Jumbo has secured a contract for the transportation and installation of turbine foundations at the Yunlin offshore wind project in Taiwan. Preparation and planning works have already begun, with the first transportation commencing in the fourth quarter of the year and installation in mid-2020. Jumbo is responsible for transporting 40 monopiles and 120 monopile sections […]
Siemens Gamesa has received a firm order by wpd offshore to supply turbines to the 640MW Yunlin offshore wind farm in Taiwan. Located approximately six kilometers from shore in the Taiwan Strait, the Yunlin wind farm will feature 80 SG 8.0-167 DD offshore wind turbines. This first firm order in Asia Pacific (APAC) for the […]
German offshore wind developer wpd AG has reached financial close on the 640MW Yunlin offshore wind project in Taiwan. The Yunlin project is 73% owned by wpd and 27% owned by a Sojitz Corp-led consortium which includes Chugoku Electric Power Co. Inc., Chudenko Corporation, Shikoku Electric Power Co., Inc., and JXTG Nippon Oil & Energy Corporation. […]
Renewable energy consultancy and service provider Natural Power has acted as technical advisor to a consortium of Japanese investors for the agreement to acquire a 27% stake in the 640MW Yunlin offshore wind project in Taiwan. As reported earlier, Starwind Offshore GmbH, a German holding company established jointly between the Japanese companies Sojitz; JXTG Nippon Oil […]
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 […]
The South Korean LS Cable & System has won a contract to manufacture submarine power cables for the Yunlin offshore wind farm in Taiwan.
Seaway Offshore Cables (SOC) has won a substantial contract for the supply and installation of the export and inter-array grid cable systems at the Yunlin offshore wind farm in Taiwan.
Germany-based Deutsche Windtechnik is establishing a new regional unit in Taiwan after securing a contract to provide services to wpd AG on the Yunlin offshore wind project.
CWind Taiwan has completed its first project - a bathymetric survey at wpd’s Yunlin offshore wind project in Taiwan.
German offshore wind developer wpd has selected Van Oord as preferred contractor for the 640MW Yunlin offshore wind project in Taiwan.
The first half of 2019 saw a 14% decrease in global renewable energy investment compared to H1 2018, according to the latest report from BloombergNEF (BNEF). The H1 2019 global investment in renewables amounted to USD 117.6 billion, said to be mainly caused by the plunge in activity in China as it shifts away from government-set tariffs to […]
Siemens Gamesa has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Formosa Plastics Corporation for offshore wind in Taiwan. According to the company, the agreement adds up to a series of earlier agreements with local and international parties to promote a competitive supply chain. To remind, Siemens Gamesa inked the first local supply agreements in Taiwan last year by […]
OffshoreWIND.biz brings you the ten most read offshore wind news in the month of June. BREAKING: France Reveals Dunkirk Tender Winner France has selected the consortium of EDF Renouvelables, innogy and Enbridge to construct and develop the Dunkirk offshore wind project. Dunkirk Strike Price Is EUR 44/MWh The Dunkirk offshore wind farm will deliver electricity […]
Sapura Energy has secured a contract by Yunneng Wind Power Co. Ltd. for the Yunlin offshore wind farm in Taiwan, which represents its first ever in the offshore wind sector. Under the agreement, Sapura Offshore is responsible for the transport and installation of turbine foundations at the 640MW project. Yunlin will consist of 80 Siemens Gamesa 8.0-167 DD turbines […]
CS Wind has ordered three offshore wind tower production lines from the Denmark-based Blaaholm for its first manufacturing facility in Taiwan. According to CS Wind, the production lines will provide a high welding capacity on a defined production area and will be optimized for existing crane capacity and height. The factory is currently being established, with […]
The Offshore WIND team brings you the ten most read offshore wind news in the month of May. Vietnamese Offshore Wind Farm Breaks Ground Vietnam's Tra Vinh Wind Power has held a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the start of construction of the 48MW Korea- Tra Vinh wind farm (Phase 1). Offshore Construction Starts on Moray East The […]
Taiwan’s Bureau of Standards, Metrology and Inspection (BSMI) has contracted DNV GL to provide project certification training to help achieve the 5.5GW by 2025 offshore wind target. DNV GL is providing technical training to a local certification team consisting of CR Classification Society, Metal Industries Research & Development Centre (MIRDC) and Ship and Ocean Industries […]
We are bringing you a list of ten of most read news on offshoreWIND.biz in the month of March. First UK Offshore Wind Project Retires E.ON is set to decommission the two-turbine Blyth offshore wind project, the first wind farm built in UK waters. The work is expected to begin this month and take place for […]
Siemens Gamesa has awarded Fred. Olsen Windcarrier with a contract for the transport and installation of wind turbines on the Yunlin offshore wind farm in Taiwan. The 640MW Yunlin offshore wind farm is located some 6 kilometres off the southwest coast of Taiwan and will feature 80 SG 8.0-167 DD machines. The installation will be […]
Siemens Gamesa has secured a Provisional Type Certificate for the SG 8.0-167 DD offshore wind turbine. The new direct-drive offshore wind turbine has a rotor diameter of 167 metres, with its B82 blades allowing for an 18% greater swept area compared to the SWT-7.0-154 unit, Siemens Gamesa said. The first prototype was installed in Østerild, Denmark in September […]
CWind With experience at 50 UK and European offshore wind farms, CWind is an established, trusted partner. CWind’s ability to execute integrated turnkey solutions throughout the entire project lifecycle of a wind farm is demonstrated through existing long-term O&M contracts, completion of more than 890 cable pull-ins to date, commissioning scopes of work at almost 600 turbines and pre-assembly work packages at over 760 turbines. […]
Funding for wpd’s Yunlin offshore wind project in Taiwan is close to completion and negotiations with a group of investors and banks will be finalised in a few weeks, the German developer said.
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has awarded the first local supply contracts for Ørsted's Formosa 1 Phase 2 and wpd's Yunlin offshore wind projects in Taiwan.
The Renewables Consulting Group (RCG) and Taiwan’s National Yunlin University of Science and Technology (YunTech) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the provision of training services for Taiwan’s offshore wind industry.