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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.
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.
POSH Kerry Renewables, a joint venture between the Singapore-based PACC Offshore Services Holdings (POSH) and Taiwanese Kerry TJ Logistics, has secured its first contract for the offshore wind market in Taiwan.
Van Oord has signed an agreement with Vroon Group to acquire MPI Offshore, a specialist offshore wind installation contractor.
Taiwan International Windpower Training Corporation (TIWTC) and Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy have signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) to collaborate on establishing Global Wind Organization (GWO) training center in Taichung, Taiwan.
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has signed a preferred supplier agreement with wpd offshore for the 640MW Yunlin offshore wind project in Taiwan.
Project costs of the two offshore wind farms wpd will build in Taiwan amount to EUR 4 billion, according to the latest news from the company, which aims to have closed agreements with manufacturers and suppliers for the Yunlin and Guanyin projects at the end of 2018.
The Taiwanese Ministry of Economic Affairs has awarded German-based wpd with 1GW of grid connection capacity for two of the developer's offshore wind projects in Taiwan: a 708MW wind farm off Yunlin and a 350MW project off Taoyuan.
Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs has awarded grid capacity to eleven offshore wind projects under the first process of its kind in Taiwan.
German offshore wind developer wpd has appointed Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) as their financial advisor for its projects in Taiwan.
Vattenfall Gives Reasons for Choosing Siemens Gamesa 8MW Turbine Vattenfall has chosen the new 8MW Siemens Gamesa wind turbine for its Danish offshore wind farms because it “was simply the cheapest choice in the market measured by cost per generated megawatt-hour electricity,” Michael Simmelsgaard, Head of Offshore Wind and Country Manager for Vattenfall in Denmark, said. Spain: […]
Wpd's offshore wind farm proposed to be built off the coast of Taiwan's Yunlin county received an initial approval from Taiwanese Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) in November, according to Taipei Times.
Taiwan will boost its wind power capacity from 530 megawatts to 4,200 megawatts by 2030 under an ambitious renewable energy plan unveiled July 18 by the Ministry of Economic Affairs. The project, which is expected to generate NT$500 billion (US$17.27 billion) in business for Taiwan’s equipment manufacturers and component suppliers, calls for the installation of […]