UK broke renewable energy generation record in 2019, latest BEIS figures show

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has published its latest annual energy statistics, revealing that a record 37.1% of the electricity generated in the UK in 2019 was renewable. Published today (30 July), the Digest of UK Energy Statistics (DUKES) serves as the Government’s energy “bible”, documenting figures on energy production, consumption, […]

Taipei Times interviews with HSBC Taiwan Ltd CEO Adam Chen about wind project financing

Financing plays a key role in offshore wind projects, but it also takes more consideration and knowledge than regular green loans. HSBC Taiwan Ltd chief executive officer Adam Chen talks about the lender’s strategy and outlook in an interview with ‘Taipei Times’ staff reporter Kao Shih-ching in Taipei on July 10. Taipei Times (TT): Offshore wind power development is […]

[Cwind Taiwan Job vacancies – Taiwanese offshore technicians]

We are recruiting new local offshore technicians for our upcoming projects in Taiwan. If you want to be part of this exciting and fast-growing industry, join us! We are welcoming applications from people without previous experience in the offshore wind industry. During the selection process, we will run through what it’s like to work offshore […]

Eiger’s Map and Guide to Taiwan’s Offshore Wind Farm Projects

Taiwan has launched a plan to develop offshore wind farms in the Taiwan Strait.  The government’s goals are quite aggressive – 500 MW to be commissioned in 2020, an additional 5 GW to be commissioned in 2021-2025, and more to follow in 2026-2030.  As a result, events are unfolding rapidly. New policy details and updates […]

CWind Taiwan Aligns Ops with COVID-19 Measures

CWind Taiwan, part of Global Marine Group, has taken steps in line with guidelines recently issued by the Taiwanese government and its UK parent company to cope with the effects of the now global COVID-19 pandemic. In addition to complying with the government’s health and safety advice, the company said it was also implementing additional […]

innogy enters Taiwan’s offshore wind market through strategic local partnership

Agreement signed with Asia Cement Corporation to further develop up to 448MW Chu Feng offshore wind project innogy, one of Europe’s leading energy companies, has partnered with Asia Cement Corporation to continue the development of a major offshore wind project off the coast of Taiwan. The two companies have agreed a strategic partnership to further develop the […]

UK first: Renewables overtook coal in Q1 2020, partly thanks to COVID-19

Renewables generated more electricity for the UK than any other main power source in the first three months of the year, and the nationwide lockdown due to COVID-19 looks to have helped, according to a new report from industry analysts EnAppSys. The report’s findings also indicate that the novel coronavirus has caused the curbing of […]

Eiger’s Map and Guide to Taiwan’s Offshore Wind Farm Projects

Taiwan has launched a plan to develop offshore wind farms in the Taiwan Strait.  The government’s goals are quite aggressive – 500 MW to be commissioned in 2020, an additional 5 GW to be commissioned in 2021-2025, and more to follow in 2026-2030.  As a result, events are unfolding rapidly. New policy details and updates […]

Taiwan Considers Making Local Vessels Mandatory For Some Offshore Wind Farm Construction

Two Taiwan government agencies are considering making the use of Republic of China (“ROC”) flag vessels mandatory for certain offshore wind farm construction activities. The Bureau of Energy (“BOE”) in Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs is expected to convene a meeting of developers, contractors and vessel operators later this month to solicit information on the […]