Winning Bid Prices in Taiwan’s Latest Offshore Wind Auction Are Much Lower Than Expected

Taiwan has set an ambitious target of establishing 5.5GW of offshore wind generation capacity by 2025, and this capacity quota is being allocated via a competitive bidding process. On 22 June, Denmark’s Ørsted A/S and the Hai .. more

Wind Projects in Pipeline Across the US Increased by 40% YoY in 1Q18 to Surpass 30GW, Says AWEA

The US wind energy market saw a strong wave of demand in 1Q18, says the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) in its US Wind Industry First Quarter 2018 Market Report. According to the report, wind projects announced as being .. more

Xcel Energy Gets Approval for New Wind Facilities

New large wind energy facilities that will return significant savings to Xcel Energy’s Texas and New Mexico customers over 30 years have gained verbal approval from Texas regulators. In discussion today, the Public Utility Commission of Texas agreed to advance .. more

Smart Sensor and Repellant System to Protect Birds From Wind Turbine

A smart system has been developed by Ohio State University of the U.S. to protect birds from being harmed by rotating wind blades of wind turbines, of either onshore or offshore versions, thereby alleviating criticism by environmentalists of the.. more

Greater Changhua Offshore Wind Farm Prioritizes CSBC Corporation Taiwan's Local Ship Solutions

Global offshore wind farm leading company Ørsted signed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with CSBC Corporation Taiwan on March 19. After intense exchanges for more than one year, these two firms' MOU meant that they will .. more

Taiwanese and European Firms Jointly Develop Off-Shore Wind Power

Many international investors have been seeking cooperation with domestic firms in tapping off-shore wind power market in Taiwan, with business potential topping NT$100 billion, according to the semi-official Metal Industries Research and Devel.. more

Wind Power Becomes More Cost Effective With 340,000 Turbines Already Installed Worldwide by 2016

Technological advances and falling costs have significantly improved the cost effectiveness of wind power in the recent years and spurred installations of wind turbines worldwide. Around 340,000 wind turbines were installed globally as of the end of.. more