Tianjin becomes major wind turbine manufacturing base of Siemens Gamesa
Paulo Soares, Siemens Gamesa’s APAC chief, said recently in an interview that its Tianjin-based facility is the company’s major wind turbine manufacturing base.
Floating wind offers Taiwan opportunity to lead Asia Pacific offshore wind power
Despite the ravaging COVID-19 pandemic, 6.07 GW of wind energy capacity was installed globally in 2020, a substantial volume. Europe is by far the leader in offshore wind power, with 50-60% of the world’s capacity. However, Asia is expected to catch up wi
lberdrola and GIG to co-develop Japan's 3.3 GW offshore wind farm
Spanish utility company Iberdrola and Macquarie’s Green Investment Group (GIG) have formed a joint venture to co-develop a 3.3 GW offshore wind portfolio in Japan.
JERA, J-Power and Equinor partner to develop offshore wind farm in Japan
Japanese power supplier giant JERA, Electric Power Development Company, and Norwegian energy company Equinor announced on Sept. 9 that they have formed a consortium to jointly submit bids for the offshore wind projects in Akita Prefecture.
China rushes to install offshore wind ahead of subsidy phase-out
China’s new offshore wind capacity additions reached 1.06 GW in the first half of 2020, up 165% comparing to the same period of 2019, according to China’s National Energy Administration (NEA).
Japan’s NTT ventures into offshore wind market
Japanese telecommunication giant Nippon Telegraph & Telephone (NTT) has invested more than JPY 1 trillion ($US9.3 billion) to expand renewables business in the Japanese renewable energy market,
CIP signs MoU with Vietnam for 3.5 GW offshore wind project
Offshore wind developer Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Binh Thuan People’s Committee to develop an offshore wind project off Binh Thuan province. The 3.5 GW La Gan project, with an estimated wo
Vestas, Siemens Gamesa won turbine orders for intertidal wind farms in Vietnam
Vestas was awarded the contract supplying the largest intertidal wind farm in Vietnam to date. In mid-July, Siemens Gamesa won an order for 75 MW Tan Thuan intertidal wind farm located in Cà Mau province
Japan looks set to issue tenders for 1.5 GW offshore wind
Japan set to kick off auctions for offshore wind projects located in the five zones designated by Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) for offshore wind development. As part of the Japanese government’s efforts to procure 1 GW offshore w