Wind Energy – Taiwan
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has won a contract from Hai Long Offshore Wind Project to supply turbines for the latter’s three offshore wind projects in Taiwan, which will have a combined capacity of 1.04GW.
In addition, Siemens Gamesa has inked service and availability agreements with the Taiwanese entity for the three projects.
Hai Long Offshore Wind Project is owned by a partnership between Canada-based Northland Power and Taiwanese developer Yushan Energy. The latter is jointly owned by Mitsui & Co. and Singapore-based Yushan Energy Pte.
Under the terms of the contract, Siemens Gamesa will supply 73 SG 14-222 DD offshore wind turbines. The three projects involved in the agreement are Hai Long 2A, Hai Long 2B, and Hai Long 3, which have power generating capacities of 300MW, 232MW, and 512MW, respectively.
The turbines, each with a capacity of 14MW and a rotor diameter of 222m, will be installed 50km off the coast of Changhua County.
Siemens Gamesa will also offer operations and maintenance service facilities along with offshore logistics for all the three offshore wind projects.
The agreement is signed for an initial service period of 15 years and can be extended up to 20 years.