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Formosa 1 extension gets green light

TAIWAN: A consortium of Macquarie Capital, Swancor Renewable and Ørsted have arranged TWD 18.7 billion ($628 million) in financing for the 120MW Formosa 1 phase two project.

Van Oord and SGRE chosen for Taiwanese site

TAIWAN: Van Oord is in line to design, build and install 80 foundations for a project owned by wpd that was awarded capacity in the country's recent offshore tender.

Taiwan selects 3.8GW of projects

TAIWAN: The Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has allocated grid capacity for ten offshore wind projects, with developers Ørsted and Wpd among the successful applicants.

Dynamic cable study for floating sites launched

WORLDWIDE: A joint industry project (JIP) led by the Carbon Trust has launched two studies to investigate dynamic export cables and monitoring requirements for floating wind projects.

Wpd, Vattenfall and Caisse to enter joint Dunkirk bid

FRANCE: Offshore wind developers Wpd and Vattenfall, and renewables investor Caisse des Dépôts will enter a joint bid in the upcoming tender off the coast of Dunkirk, northern France.

Siemens Gamesa to boost Taiwanese supply chain

TAIWAN: Siemens Gamesas has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with a Taiwanese technology group Yeong Guan Energy to develop Taichung harbour on the country's west-central coast.

Appeals launched over stranded offshore projects

GERMANY: Developers Wpd and PNE Wind are in the federal constitutional court claiming against two aspects of German offshore wind legislation.

Proposed French offshore zone shelved

FRANCE: New environment minister Nicolas Hulot has suspended consultations taking place over the proposed Bassure de Baas offshore zone, for up to 40 turbines, off Boulogne.