Yunlin County Offshore Wind Farm is a 640MW offshore wind power project. It is planned in Taiwan Strait, Yunlin County, Taiwan. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the partially active stage. It will be developed in multiple phases. The project construction is likely to commence in 2020 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in November 2021. Buy the profile here.
The project is being developed by Yunneng Wind Power. Starwind Offshore, Greenwing Energy, Skyborn Renewables and TotalEnergies are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 27%, 25%, 25% and 23% respectively.
The project is expected to generate 2,400,000MWh electricity and supply enough clean energy to power 605,000 households. The project is expected to offset 916,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project will be spread over an area of 82km². The turbines will be mounted on fixed monopile foundations and will be interconnected by 66kV inter-array cable.
The project construction is expected to commence from 2020. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by November 2021.
Power purchase agreement
The power generated from the project will be sold to Taiwan Power under a power purchase agreement. The power will be sold at the rate of $0.25kWh for a period of 20 years. The capacity to be procured is 640MW.
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy will be the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The project consists of 80 units of SG 8.0-167 DD turbines, each with 8MW nameplate capacity.
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy is expected to perform operations and maintenance for the wind power project for a period of 15 years.
Chin Fong Machine Industrial and CS Wind are expected to supply towers for the project.
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About Yunneng Wind Power
Yunneng Wind Power Co Ltd is engaged in providing construction of international subsea and offshore wind contractor services. The company is headquartered in Yunlin, Taiwan.