Taipei Times – Ministry says renewables rules to start next year

By Angelica Oung / Staff reporter With only the “final details” remaining, a law to require the nation’s biggest electricity users to boost their use of sources of renewable energy is to take effect from next year, Minister of Economic Affairs Wang Mei-hua (王美花) told lawmakers at the Legislative Yuan in Taipei on Thursday. Taiwan […]

The Guardian – Firms agree Scotland to England renewable energy ‘superhighway’

Scottish Power, National Grid and SSE project will support ‘hundreds of green jobs’ Three of Britain’s biggest energy companies have agreed to build giant underwater power cables to bring Scotland’s vast reserves of renewable energy to millions of homes in England. The multibillion-pound energy “superhighway”, to be built by Scottish Power, National Grid and SSE, could […]

RWE expands its renewables business to Taiwan

World’s number 2 in offshore wind is taking part in Taiwan’s largest energy trade fair RWE and Asia Cement Corporation prepare 448MW Chu Feng offshore wind project for next grid allocation round in Taiwan  Essen / Taipei, 14 October 2020 RWE is taking part in Taiwan’s largest annual energy trade fair and conference. This underlines […]

CWind Taiwan To Deliver Crew Transfer Service For Wpd Yunlin Project Construction Phase

Taipei, 1st September 2020. CWind Taiwan announced today that it has been awarded a contract by wpd to provide a Crew Transfer Vessel (CTV) at the YunNeng wind farm during the two-year construction phase starting this June. Following the successful delivery of bathymetry surveys at the wind farm, CWind Taiwan will deploy its CTV, CWind Phantom, to […]

Cwind-Adapting And Collaborating With Our Supply Chain Partners To Build The Hybrid SES

Building an innovative, first-of-a-kind vessel is challenging enough at the best of times. Organising and managing work schedules, solving production issues and coming up with engineering solutions are all vital but time-consuming, labour-intensive tasks. But when the world falls under the shadow of a global pandemic, the usual restrictions and safeguarding measures imposed on fast-paced, […]

Cwind Taiwan Expands CTV Fleet To Support Siemens Gamesa At Yunlin

CWind Taiwan acquires pair of class-certified 24m CTVs from Seacat Services as market collaborates to meet regional demand for high-quality vessel support. Taipei, 4th June 2020 – CWind Taiwan, a joint venture between CWind and International Ocean Vessel Technical Consultant (IOVTEC), has added two further 24m crew transfer vessels (CTVs) to its fleet to fulfil its […]

Coal – Free First For Electricity In Great Britain

Coronavirus slump and sunniest spring on record send green energy soaring in England, Wales and Scotland. Great Britain’s electricity system recorded its “greenest” ever month in May after running without coal-fired electricity for a full calendar month. The National Grid, the energy system operator, said the country’s sunniest spring on record helped generate enough solar power […]

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 […]