Category Archives: Wind Energy

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

Japan Enacts Law to Push Offshore Wind Power

published: 2019-02-25 17:24 | editor | category: News
Japan's offshore wind power industry has received a strong boost, following enactment of a new law for popularizing wind power, effective this year, according to which prospective investors can take part in open biddings for setup of offshore wind farms in designated areas. ...  more

Japan Enacts Law to Push Offshore Wind Power

published: 2019-02-20 10:35 | editor | category: News
Japan's offshore wind power industry has received a strong boost, following enactment of a new law for popularizing wind power, effective this year, according to which prospective investors can take part in open biddings for setup of offshore wind farms in designated areas. ...  more

EDF Renewables North America Acquires Nebraska Wind Project

published: 2019-01-24 10:17 | editor | category: News
EDF Renewables North America has closed on a purchase agreement with York Nebraska Wind Partners, LLC, a partnership comprised of Aksamit Resource Management, LLC and York Capital Management for 100-percent of the interests in the 300 megawatt (MW) Milligan 1 Wind Project located in Nebraska. The Project is currently in development with anticipated operation to commence in late 2020. ...  more

JERA of Japan Obtains 30% Stake in Formosa I Wind Power

published: 2019-01-09 10:54 | editor | category: News
In order to expand deployment in overseas offshore wind power markets and obtain wind-field management experience, JERA of Japan announced recently that it has gained 32.5% stake in Formosa I Wind Power Co., Ltd. in Taiwan and 24.95% in Gungleet Sands wind field of the UK. ...  more

Economics Ministers Reassures Validity of Offshore Wind Power Policy

published: 2019-01-07 11:44 | editor | category: News
Following failure of the four offshore wind power developers, namely Ørsted, CIP, Hailung, and China Steel, to clear the screening of Changhua County government by the end of 2018 and secure NT$5.8 kWh wholesale rate for 2018, Shen Jong-chin, economics minister, reiterated on Jan. 3 the government's determination to push offshore wind power, pledging to help the developers solve their problems. ...  more