Category Archives: Wind Energy

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

Offshore Wind Power Projects Confronted with Major Hurdles

published: 2018-11-14 11:14 | editor | category: News
More than half a year following determination of developers of offshore wind-power projects on a screening basis in April, none of them has yet to win permit for preparation for electricity businesses, making it doubtful for them to sign power supply contracts with state enterprise Taiwan Power Company by the end of the year, deadline for the their projects to be entitled to the wholesale power rate of NT$5.8/kWh pledged by the government. ...  more