Taiwan Offshore Wind

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Taiwan's offshore wind capacity has now topped 1.1 GW after a third offshore wind farm was fully linked up with the national grid operated by the state-owned Taiwan Power, the Bureau of Energy (BOE) has announced. The Formosa 2 farm off Taiwan's northwest coast adds 47 wind towers of 8 MW of capacity for a total of 376 megawatts in capacity. The biggest investor in the field is Japan's JERA Energy Taiwan, which holds a 49% interest, along with Macquarie's Green Investment Group with 26% and Taiwan's Synera Renewable Energy with 25%. Due to the new addition, combined onshore and offshore wind power generation topped 1.3 gigawatts or nearly 5% of total power generation on Taipower's grid on the afternoon of Mar. 27. A BOE spokeperson says Taiwan's offshore wind capacity should reach 5.6 GW as scheduled by 2025, and a Taipower spokesperson tells Energy Intelligence that the share of renewables in total power power generation will rise from 8.3% in 2022 to over 10% in 2023.

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