Category Archives: Wind Energy

Europe’s Risen Wind Power to Help Mitigate Power Supply Crisis under Heat Wave

published: 2022-08-16 9:30 | editor | category: News
With the arrival of the heat wave in Europe, natural gas and nuclear power plants are unable to fully exert their generation under such high temperature, and has thus resulted in power inhibitions for the entire continent. Fortunately, Bloomberg’s model projects that Europe’s wind power generation would start to increase next week, which means that not only is the power supply crisis slightly mitigated, but also a reduction in temperature. ...  more

Offshore Wind Power Establishment Impacted by COVID-19; Accumulated Installation of 200 Wind Turbines by the End of 2022

published: 2022-08-11 9:30 | editor | category: News
As pointed out by the report of the National Audit Office, the target for Taiwan’s accumulated quantity of offshore wind turbines in 2021 fell below expectation by a significant margin, and the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) responded that the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on offshore wind power is regarded as a global phenomenon, where the entry and exit of related personnel, movement of vessels, as well as the manufacturing and transportation of materials, have been considerably affected. ...  more

Sharply Rising Complexity, 4 Major Challenges in Financing Offshore Wind Power Block Development Projects

published: 2022-08-09 9:30 | editor | category: News
Taiwan's offshore wind power has entered the third stage of block development. However, due to rules and conditions differing from past instances, developers will face 4 major issues in project financing. Denmark's Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) and China Trust jointly organized the "Banker's Day 2.0" project financing seminar to analyze challenges and opportunities. CIP also announced that China Trust will serve as financial advisor for block development. ...  more

Managing Four Wind Farms Totaling 2.4GW, Orsted’s Taiwan O&M Center Put Through Its Paces

published: 2022-08-02 9:30 | editor | category: News
Orsted held a completion and opening ceremony for its "Orsted Taiwan Offshore Wind Farm Operation and Maintenance Center" in Taichung Harbor today (8/2), which is the first offshore wind power O&M building in the Asia-Pacific region with sustainable design and multiple green solutions and the O&M facility with capacity and widest area in Asia-Pacific. In the future, it will be responsible for all the O&M of the four wind farms in the Greater Changhua Offshore Wind Farm Zone with a total capacity of 2.4 GW. ...  more

On-site Assembly Results, All 111 Nacelles of Changhua Offshore Wind Farm in Place

published: 2022-07-18 9:30 | editor | category: News
Siemens Gamesa announced on the 18th that it has delivered all 111 wind turbine nacelles in the first phase of the Orsted Greater Changhua 900MW southeast and southwest offshore wind farms. This milestone not only represents the implementation of technology transfer but also demonstrates the substantial achievement of the localization of nacelle assembly ahead of schedule. ...  more

First Floating Wind Farm, Formosa 5, Passes Preliminary Environmental Impact Review

published: 2022-07-12 9:30 | editor | category: News
The "Offshore Wind Power Taiwan Team", a joint venture established by SRE, Tienli Offshore Wind, Yeong Guan Energy, and J&V Energy, announced on the 8th that "Formosa 5 Offshore Wind Power" passed the preliminary review of the Environmental Protection Agency's task force, becoming the first floating wind farm to obtain third-stage block development qualification. ...  more