Biggest Offshore Solar Photovoltaic Project In the World Arranged in Taiwan as Yeheng Energy Signs MOU with Hung Hua Construction

published: 2020-05-04 21:30 | editor: | category: News

After successively signing MOU with United Renewable Energy (URE) and Chung-Hsin Electric & Machinery (CHEM) over the past month, Yeheng Energy is once again signing another MOU with Hung Hua Construction on April 27th, which states that the latter will be responsible for the overall turnkey in civil and maritime engineering, and complete the final preparation for the implementation team of the Changbin 200MW Offshore Solar Photovoltaic Project. This meticulously built “National Team” will commence construction in May 2020, and expects to complete this large indicative solar photovoltaic project during the second half of 2021, which is equivalent to the completion in a portion of preparation for the largest offshore solar photovoltaic project in the world.

 “We are delighted to announce that we have completed the selection of the implementation team. As a leading manufacturer in Taiwan, Hung Hua Construction’s distinctive advantages in civil and maritime engineering, as well as the services provided by the company, occupies the biggest and most essential part of this project”, commented Hsu Wei-chiang, Chairman of Yeheng Energy, who then also expressed, “this is an important milestone for both Yeheng Energy and Hung Hua Construction; as a long-term investor in Taiwan, we look forward to establishing more large-scale projects like this one in the country, as well as adhering to the Taiwanese government’s renewable energy policy and its determination in energy transformation”.

As a project company established by the globally renowned Swiss-based private equity firm Partners Group, Yeheng Energy will be establishing the biggest 180MW offshore solar photovoltaic plant in Taiwan at the Changbin Lunwei East Green Energy Zone. The solar photovoltaic system established by Yeheng Energy that is currently under operation has produced more than 200MW of solar power, and the company is striving to achieve the target of 800MW.

▲Yeheng Energy and Hung Hua Construction implementing a MOU signature ceremony. From the left: Wang Yu-hong, Executive Project Director of Yeheng Energy; Hsu Wei-chiang, Chairman of Yeheng Energy; Chen Chong-bang, General Manager of Hung Hua Construction; and Liu En-hao, Vice President of Engineering. (Photo provided by operators)

 “I am thrilled to be able to participate in this large indicative solar photovoltaic project, and become a member of the “National Team”. Despite this being a one of a kind project in the world that will be faced with numerous challenges, we are more than confident that the project will complete in time thanks to the abundance of experience and resources from Hung Hua Construction, and that we will be able to support the government’s objective regarding renewable energy policy”, commented Chen Chong-bang, General Manager of Hung Hua Construction. In addition to the solar photovoltaic project, Hung Hua Construction also provides construction and maintenance services for Taiwanese offshore wind farms through its subsidiary Dong Fang Offshore, so as to support the renewable energy policy of the Taiwanese government.

Being the largest maritime engineering construction team in Taiwan, Hung Hua Construction consists of the biggest maritime engineering fleet in the country, and has worked with globally renowned companies on technical cooperation for multiple times. The company strives to march into the international market of maritime engineering, and continues to introduce innovative concepts as well as advanced construction methods and technology, amidst its achievement of professional capability on a par with international level. Hung Hua Construction’s remarkable engineering quality has won the company the highest honor of the High Distinction for the Golden Engineering Award by the Public Construction Commission in 2016, 2018, and 2019.

▲Group photo of MOU signature between Yeheng Energy and Hung Hua Construction. From the left: Chen Bo-lin, Chief Operating Officer of Dong Fang Offshore (subsidiary of Hung Hua Construction); Wang Yu-hong, Executive Project Director of Yeheng Energy; Hsu Wei-chiang, Chairman of Yeheng Energy; Chen Chong-bang, General Manager of Hung Hua Construction; Liu En-hao, Vice President of Engineering; and Hsieh Chong-hsiu, engineer. (Photo provided by operators)

 (Cover photo source: Pixaby)

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