24 Oct | Discussed offshore wind in Japan
GCE NODE companies, Equinor and the Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy met with Nippon Foundation in Tokyo to discuss offshore wind collaboration.
- Proven technology tailored to fit local conditions in Taiwan and other Asia-Pacific markets
- Accommodates local codes and standards regarding typhoons (T-Class certification), seismic activity, 60 Hertz operation, and is adapted to operate in both high and low ambient temperatures
- For Taiwan: Design ready in 2019, installation ready in 2020
- Established turbine and regional expertise
- Medium term target of 5 GW by 2022 and long term target of 30 GW by 2030 declared
- Offshore wind power to add a new element to the already existing basket of renewable energy for the country
- Now supplying 170km submarine cables to a Taiwanese offshore wind farm
- Occupying advantageous position in the European and next-generation offshore wind power generation markets
- Selected as main contractor for KETEP’s Large-Capacity Offshore Wind Power System Development project
- Wind power system lineup extended from 3 MW and 5.5 MW to 8 MW models
- Proactive response to a rising global demand for large capacity offshore wind power systems
Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc. (TEPCO) announced today that the company’s first commercial offshore wind power facility will launch on January 1, 2019.
LM Wind Power's first two sets of LM 66.6 blades have been successfully installed on Shanghai Electric Wind Power's 4.0MW-136 wind turbine in China.
Japanese NEDO(New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization) and its Consortium group(Marubeni, Hitz, Glocal, Eco Power, Tokyo University, Kyuden Mirai Energy) has completed the next generation floating offshore wind turbine and held exhibition for press reporters on 10 Aug. 2018 at Kitakyushu port.
Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings, Inc. (TEPCO) announced today that it has begun a seabed survey off the coast of municipalities of Choshi, Asahi, Sosa and Yokoshibahikari in Chiba Prefecture to ascertain the bedrock structure of the seabed for a possible offshore wind farm. The boring survey will last until the end of January 2019. TEPCO will also conduct sonic prospecting offshore of the municipalities of Choshi, Asahi, Sosa and Yokoshibahikari in the same period.
FairWind is proud to announce the signature on a Letter of Intent with Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) to collaborate on the pre-assembly work for the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind power project in Taiwan.
This November PALFINGER MARINE signed a contract with Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy for the delivery of 20 PF9000-2.9 to the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind power plant to be located in Taiwan. The wind power plant, with a capacity of 120 MW, consists of 20 Siemens Gamesa SWT-6.0-154 direct drive offshore wind turbines. Each wind turbine platform will be equipped with one of PALFINGER MARINE’s well-proven fixed boom cranes.
Subsea 7 S.A. today announced the award of a substantial* contract to Seaway Offshore Cables (SOC), an entity in Subsea 7’s Renewables and Heavy Lifting Business Unit, for the Yunlin Offshore Wind Farm project by YunNen Wind Power Company, a company of the wpd group, for the supply and installation of the export and inner array grid cable system.
CWind Taiwan, a joint venture between CWind and International Ocean Vessel Technical Consultant (IOVTEC), providing offshore wind farm support services and training to Taiwanese offshore wind farm developers and owners, announced today that it has successfully completed its first project, a bathymetric survey at wpd’s Yunlin offshore wind project in Taiwan.
- 900 MW projects to utilize approx. 112 SG 8.0-167 DD offshore wind turbines; Service agreement included
- Subject to final contract, Siemens Gamesa will establish a nacelle assembly facility near Taichung Harbor for start of production in 2021, going beyond the localisation requirements
- Local tower supply set-up through CS Wind and Chin-Fong partnership to be used
- Offshore construction for the projects to begin in 2021
- Ørsted has selected Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) as the preferred wind turbine supplier for the first 900MW Greater Changhua projects utilising approx. 112 SG 8.0 -167 DD offshore wind turbines.
- SGRE will deliver locally produced wind turbine towers.
- Subject to the signature of the contract, SGRE will establish a local nacelle assembly facility by 2021, going beyond the localisation requirements.
- The project is subject to certain conditions, such as the signing of a power purchase agreement by the end 2018 and Ørsted’s final investment decision expected in March 2019.
- Maintenance to be provided on 20 wind turbines with a total capacity of 60MW
- Aim to enhance competitiveness to lead domestic wind power market, which is forecasted to grow to 16GW by 2030
- Project located in the Taiwan Strait recently received grid allocation from the Taiwanese government
- wpd and Siemens Gamesa signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) for exclusive negotiations on the delivery of the SG 8.0-167 DD, together with a 15-year, long-term service agreement
- Construction to start in 2019; installation and commissioning aimed from 2020 onwards