Category Archives: Wind Energy

Danish Wind Turbine Tvindkraft in Operation for Over 40 Years

published: 2019-08-21 18:30 | editor | category: News
As the pioneer for wind power worldwide, Denmark currently houses the world’s first wind turbine Tvindkraft, which has been in operation for 41 years and counting. Its lifespan is a lot higher than the standard lifespan of wind turbines, which is usually around 25 years. ...  more

CIP Picks Teco for Wind Farm's Onshore Substations

published: 2019-08-06 17:56 | editor | category: News
When it comes to a major investment from a foreign investor, even if Taiwan does not have the relevant technology, a certain proportion of local procurement is still required. Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), a development fund that values local participation, has announced today (Aug 5) that it has signed an onshore substation E.P.C. contract with Teco Electric & Machinery Co., ...  more

Swancor Made a Surprise Midnight Announcement of Selling Its Offshore Wind Subsidiary

published: 2019-06-25 15:37 | editor | category: News
Swancor Holding Co. Ltd. announced in the early morning of June 21 (1:38 a.m.) that it will be selling its offshore wind power subsidiary Swancor Renewable Energy Co. as well as its shares in the Formosa II wind farm. Swancor Holding gave notice to media outlets on June 20 at 11:35 p.m. that it was going to issue a major public statement. The announcement to sell its subsidiary was made just over an hour later. ...  more

CDWE Pioneers Marine Engineering in Taiwan

published: 2019-05-27 9:30 | editor | category: News
Marking a milestone for its ambitious wind-power initiative, Taiwan's first company for wind-power marine engineering CDWE inaugurated its operation on May 20. The company aims to play the role of general contractor for such engineering works as engineering design, procurement, and building and installation of wind turbines. ...  more

EDF Renewables North America Enters Agreement with Tucson Electric Power to Build Oso Grande Wind Project

published: 2019-04-03 14:07 | editor | category: News
EDF Renewables North America has announced they have entered into a Build and Transfer Agreement (BTA) with Tucson Electric Power (TEP) for the 247.4 megawatt (MW) Oso Grande Wind Project. EDF Renewables will complete development of the project and manage the construction process on behalf of TEP. Construction is expected to commence later this year with full operation by the end of 2020. ...  more

2019 Wholesale Rate for Offshore Wind Power Settled at NT$5.5 kWh

published: 2019-03-05 11:43 | editor | category: News
After a round of fierce haggling between the authority and developers, the 2019 wholesale rate for offshore wind power has been settled at NT$5.516 kWh, the average for a tiered-rate scheme for 20 years, NT$6.2795 for the first 10 years and NT$4.1422 for the remaining 10 years, with duration for full-capacity operation capped at 4,200-4,500 hours a year. ...  more