- Published: 24 June 2019 24 June 2019
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has received the firm order from Ørsted for their 900MW Greater Changhua 1 & 2a offshore wind power project in Taiwan.
The project includes the Asia-Pacific variant of the SG 8.0-167 DD offshore wind turbine and a service agreement. As part of this firm order, Siemens Gamesa will establish a nacelle assembly facility at Taichung Harbor. The facility is expected to be ready in 2021, exceeding the local content creation timeline as set by the Taiwanese government. Wind turbine towers for the project will be supplied locally through the partnership between CS Wind and Chin Fong in Taiwan, meeting the official requirements for local content on wind turbine components. Offshore construction for the project to begin in 2021.