Category Archives: Wind Energy

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

GE Produces Longest Eco-Friendly Wind Turbine Blade at 62m Capable of 100% Recycling and Reusing

published: 2022-04-15 9:30 | editor | category: News
The recycling of wind turbine blades has been troubling wind turbine suppliers and countries for a long time, where the composite materials contained within the blades make it even more difficult in achieving recycling and reusing. Fortunately, GE has now managed to develop the longest thermoplastic wind turbine blades in the world that are capable of full recycling. ...  more

OX2 Acquires More than 500MW of PV and Wind Projects in Greece

published: 2022-04-15 9:30 | editor | category: News
Various news outlets including Renewables Now and Saur Energy have reported that Swedish renewable energy developer OX2 AB successfully acquired several PV and wind projects in Greece with a total generation capacity exceeding 500MW. Details about the sellers and values of the wind and PV portfolios have yet to be disclosed. ...  more

900MW Greater Changhua Southeast and Southwest Offshore Wind Farms Installed with First Wind Turbine and Scheduled for Completion at the end of 2022

published: 2022-04-01 9:30 | editor | category: News
The establishment progress of offshore wind farms in Taiwan was severely trailing behind schedule in 2021, with both vessels and overseas technicians enduring difficulties from entering Taiwan. The first phase of the Greater Changhua Southeast and Southwest Wind Farms, scheduled for completion at the end of 2022, now bears good news, as the first wind turbine was successfully installed yesterday. ...  more

Taiya Renewable Energy Forms Local Maintenance Team for Cultivation in Localized Offshore Wind Power

published: 2022-03-11 9:30 | editor | category: News
In order to realize the government’s target in localization for the third phase of wind farm development, Taiya Renewable Energy has joined hands with five companies on forming a local maintenance team to fully support the former’s development in wind farms and exert determination in cultivating localized offshore wind power generation through substantial actions. ...  more