Wind Energy – Taiwan
Vestas has secured a 295 MW order for thirty-one Vestas V174-9.5 MW wind turbines from Foxwell Energy Corporation for the TPC Offshore Wind Generation Project Phase 2 in Taiwan.
The project is developed and owned by Taiwan Power Company (“TPC”) and will be constructed by Foxwell.
This marks the third project between Vestas and Foxwell in Taiwan, with Zhangyuan and Beiyuan onshore wind farms as their previous collaborations.
Located off the coast of Changhua County, the Taichung port will be used for the pre-assembly work of the turbines. Upon the project completion, Vestas will also service the turbines through a 14-year full scope, production-based availability guarantee, Service Agreement, ensuring maximum energy production for the project.
The V174-9.5 MW turbines being supplied by Vestas for the project will be based on local manufacturing and sourcing of 19 components from local Taiwan-based suppliers.
Deliveries for this project are expected to begin in 2024 and it is expected to be commercially operational in 2025.
The second 295 order Vestas secured in Taiwan is the Zhong Neng offshore wind project, located off the coast of Changhua County, Taiwan.
The project is being jointly developed by Taiwan based China Steel Corporation (CSC) and Danish fund manager Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP). This marks the third offshore project between Vestas and CIP in Taiwan, with a combined capacity of almost 900 MW.
The project will feature thirty-one Vestas V174-9.5 MW turbines. Upon the project completion, Vestas will also service the turbines through a 15-year Active Output Management (AOM 5000) energy-based Service Agreement, optimising energy production for the project.
Deliveries for this project are expected to begin in 2023 and it is expected to be fully commercially operational in 2024. Once completed, the project will generate enough clean power to supply up to 300,000 Taiwanese households annually.