Category Archives: Wind Energy

5,700 Wind Turbines to be Dismantled in Europe by 2030, Iberdrola Sets Up Recycling Company

published: 2022-06-29 9:30 | editor | category: Analysis
With the increasing number of wind power installations in the world, people from all walks of life are concerned about how to deal with retired wind turbines. Spanish energy company Iberdrola decided to set up a new company EnergyLOOP, which will recycle wind turbine blades and other renewable energy equipment parts in the future and try to return materials to the industry chain. ...  more

New Progress in Offshore Wind Power, 2/3 of Underwater Foundation Piles of Orsted Greater Changhua Wind Farm Completed

published: 2022-06-20 9:30 | editor | category: Analysis
There is more good news from Orsted’s first large-scale far-shore wind farm located in the outer sea of Changhua. Through the effort of many partners and construction personnel, on June 5th, the 222nd pin pile installation of the offshore wind farm first stage in the southeast and southwest of Greater Changhua was completed and represents the completion of two-thirds of the foundation pile work. ...  more

Global Offshore Wind Power to Surpass US$100 Billion by 2030 amidst Constantly Expanding Demand for Green Energy

published: 2022-05-10 9:30 | editor | category: News
The global offshore wind power market continues to expand alongside each country’s constantly rising demand for renewable energy, and was estimated to sit at a scale of US$27.33 billion in 2021. New development plans will introduce additional commercial opportunities for developing countries within the next five years. ...  more

First Taiwan-Made 9.5MW Offshore Wind Turbine Blade Measuring at 85m in Length

published: 2022-04-25 17:25 | editor | category: News
The Changfang & Xidao Offshore Wind Farm project of CIP announced today (25th) that the first offshore wind turbine blade locally produced by Tienli has passed inspection and verification, making the Changfang & Xidao Offshore Wind Farm the first wind farm to be adopting Taiwan-made wind turbine blades, which also advances the localization target of blades by two years. ...  more

Scale Enhancement May be Impeded for Offshore Wind Turbines from Lacking Special Purpose Vessels and Ports

published: 2022-04-25 9:30 | editor | category: News
Offshore wind turbines are transitioning towards the large-scale tendency in order to seek for larger power generation, where suppliers such as GE, Siemens Gamesa, Vestas, and Mingyang Smart Energy are successively engaging in the competition. However, this comes with numerous challenges as renovation may be necessary for existing technology, vessels, and ports. ...  more