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  • 9 May 2018
    Grid Connection

    Poland’s transmission system operator (TSO) Polskie Sieci Elektroenergetyczne (PSE) has launched a survey to determine how much generation capacity is currently in the country’s pipeline with proposed offshore wind projects, and what their status is, to support further phases of planning the grid development.

  • 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.

  • 4 November 2011

    The SMart Wind consortium, led by Mainstream Renewable Power and the Project and Structured Finance unit of Siemens Financial Services, has secured grid capacity for the second gigawatt (GW) of its 4GW Hornsea offshore wind development off the Yorkshire coast. This second grid connection for the offshore wind farm will connect to Killingholme substation, an […]

  • 18 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Japanese Mitsui & Co. will acquire a 50% stake in Yushan Energy, a company holding 40% of the Hai Long offshore wind farm in Taiwan, according to Bloomberg, thus securing a stake in the project currently owned by Yushan Energy and Canadian Northland Power (60%). 

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

    Canadian Northland Power and Taiwan’s Yushan Energy, the developers of the 300MW Hai Long 2 offshore wind farm in Taiwan that received an approval for its share of the grid capacity on 30 April, are currently working on the selection of the turbine supplier and negotiating construction contracts for the project.

  • 2 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Taiwanese government’s award of grid connection capacity to a total of over 3.8GW of offshore wind projects on 30 April will have a positive impact on other offshore wind markets in Asia, according to a partner at the law firm Hogan Lovells. 

  • 24 March 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    Spanish energy group Iberdrola will start the in-water construction phase of its Wikinger offshore wind farm in spring 2016. The company started working on the project six months later than expected due to delays in grid capacity allocation by Germany’s federal network agency BNA. “In January, we finally secured the capacity allocation so we can begin,” said […]

  • 3 October 2018
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    Germany’s ruling coalition has agreed to issue a special call to tender for additional renewable energy capacity, including offshore wind, by the end of October.

  • 15 May 2018
    Environment, R&D, Technology

    MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has confirmed that its 9MW turbine platform will be typhoon ready in 2020, in time for all offshore wind projects in Taiwan.

  • 26 September 2018
    Authorities, Environment

    Energy ministers and senators from five northern German states, and industry representatives, have signed the ‘Call for Wind Energy’ which urges the country’s federal government to speed up the transition to renewable energy and allow for the development of at least 20GW of offshore wind capacity by 2030 and 30GW by 2035. 

  • 12 May 2015

    Grupo Euskal Forging has delivered flanges for jackets to be installed on Wikinger. This delivery started 2 weeks ago for Navantia and Euskal will begin delivering to Bladt in the near future. Wikinger windfarm has consent authorised and is scheduled to start construction in January 2016, and fully commissioned by the end of December 2018. […]

  • 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.

  • 5 September 2014
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    German Federal Network Agency launched a new initiative to allocate the 1,722.7MW grid connection capacity for the offshore wind developers. The available capacity will allow the country to reach its offshore wind goal of 7.7 GW by 2020. According to the agency, interested parties have until 1 October 2014 to apply after which it will […]

  • 28 April 2017
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    German energy service provider Clean Energy Sourcing (CLENS) has won a contract to provide TenneT with data on current and forecasted generation on wind farms which will help optimise the transmission system operator’s net and curtailment management.

  • 25 March 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy has awarded a contract to Heerema Marine Contractors for the transport and installation of an offshore substation for the Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm. The work will comprise the transport and installation of the substation’s jacket, piles and topside at the German offshore wind farm. In late January, Heerema Marine Contractors was hired to transport and […]

  • 2 April 2018
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted’s Greater Changhua offshore wind projects in Taiwan are in the contracting process of TWD 3 billion (approximately EUR 83.6 million) onshore substation EPC (engineering, procurement, and construction) contract, the Danish company said.

  • 29 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, R&D

    MAKE identifies several market dynamics since the analysis in Q3/2014 that in aggregate result in a 0.4% downgrade in the ten-year outlook for grid-connected capacity. Adjustments in China, the Middle East and Africa have influenced a net downgrade, but the outlook for installed capacity is maintained with a slight upgrade of 0.2%. Demand has been […]

  • 12 February 2013
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    Japanese Government has announced that it will start a transmission grid project in April, which will boost the country’s current wind energy capacity by approximately 600%, Oilprice.com news site informs. The project will be carried out over 10 years, throughout which the necessary funds will be provided to build transmission grids. The companies that will […]

  • 10 January 2019
    Grid Connection

    Eleven offshore grid connection systems with a joint capacity of 6,232MW for offshore wind energy transmission from sea to land have now been connected to the German power grid by transmission system operator TenneT. “With this, TenneT has now almost entirely achieved the federal government’s expansion goal of having 6,500 megawatts of offshore wind capacity […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 February 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    Construction of the first of the four projects could potentially start as early as 2019, Ørsted said.

  • 13 June 2018
    R&D

    ABS Consulting, a subsidiary of ABS Group, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate with a consortium of research, testing and certification bodies in Taiwan and advance technical knowledge and offshore wind capabilities in Asia’s second-largest offshore wind market.

  • 9 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Iberdrola has selected Navantia shipyards in Puerto Real (Cadiz, Spain) as the preferred supplier to manufacture the foundations of the offshore substation for Wikinger, an offshore wind project being developed by Iberdrola in Germany.  The nearly €70-million contract will only be executed once sufficient grid capacity has been formally allocated by Germany’s regulator. Also, this […]

  • 5 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Japan’s Mitsui & Co has acquired a 50% stake in Yushan Energy Company Ltd which owns a 40% interest in the Hai Long offshore wind development in the Taiwan Strait between Taiwan and mainland China.

  • 4 December 2013
    R&D

    With an expected addition of 221GW of new wind capacity from 2013-2020, wind development in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region remains solid. The lion’s share of capacity growth will continue to be supplied by China and India, but high growth rates will be expected from emerging markets in South-East Asia and the Pacific. Energy produced […]

  • 26 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Environment

    German investment company Aquila Capital has launched a EUR 750 million fund primarily seeking investments in onshore and offshore wind power, photovoltaics, hydropower, electricity grids and heat networks, as well as energy storage with an emphasis on greenfield projects.