- Published: 29 April 2022 29 April 2022
After the winter break, works on the construction of the Yunlin offshore wind farm in Taiwan have now resumed. Yunlin’s project company Yunneng has announced the cooperation with new contractors for the installation of the monopiles.
The National Petroleum Construction Company [NPCC] will bring the heavy lift vessel DLS 4200 from Abu Dhabi into Taiwanese waters for the work. Havfram will provide additional Project Management and Owners Engineer Services within the foundation (monopile) installation package. While the monopile installation is starting up again, the other main subcontractors such as turbine manufacturer Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE), Seaway 7 as the company responsible for the cable work, Jumbo as the installation company for the transition pieces (TP) are preparing for the construction activities to continue soon. Boskalis as the contractor for scour protection and the subsea earthworks has already commenced with its works.
The Yunlin offshore wind project will have 80 turbines of 8 MW each and a total capacity of 640 megawatts [MW] when completed. Yunlin is owned by wpd (25 percent), TotalEnergies (23 percent), EGCO Group (25 percent), and a Sojitz Corp-led consortium (27 percent) which also includes The Chugoku Electric Power Co., Inc., Chudenko Corporation, Shikoku Electric Power Co., Inc., and ENEOS Corporation.