Changhua Taiwan Power is a 109.2MW offshore wind power project. The project is located in Taiwan Strait, Changhua County, Taiwan. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in a single phase. The project construction commenced in 2020 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in September 2021. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project is developed and owned by Taiwan Power.

The wind turbines in the project are installed on fixed foundations. An array of jacket foundations feature in the project.

The project generates 360,000MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 90,000 households.

The Tubular Steel towers installed at the project site are 90m high.

Development status

The project is currently active. The project construction commenced in 2020 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in September 2021.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Taiwan Power under a power purchase agreement. The power is sold at the rate of $0.191kWh for a period of 20 years. The contracted capacity is 109.2MW.

Contractors involved

Hitachi was selected to render engineering procurement construction services for the wind power project.

Hitachi was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 21 units of HTW5.2-127 turbines, each with 5.2MW nameplate capacity.

Hitachi is the O&M contractor for the wind power project. The operation and maintenance contract commenced from 2020, for a period of 5 years.

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About Taiwan Power

Taiwan Power Company Ltd (Taiwan Power) is an integrated state-owned electric utility that offers electricity generation, transmission and distribution services. It generates electricity through various fuel resources including thermal, coal, gas, cogeneration and renewable sources. The utility purchases electricity from independent power producers and distributes to wide customer base. Taiwan Power distributes electricity through well-established network of transmission and distribution lines. The utility provides payment options, electricity service, power outages and energy conservation programs. It offers real estate development, rental and leasing business, and provides energy technology and management consulting services. Taiwan Power is headquartered in Taipei City, Taipei, Taiwan.

This content was updated on 22 April 2024

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.