Taiwan's energy industry environment and policy survey series - Offshore Wind

-Taiwan's energy industry environment and policy survey series - Offshore Wind

Taiwan's energy industry environment and policy survey series - Offshore Wind

Publish time: 2022-11-14
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To achieve the goal of decarbonized homeland, Taiwan has initiated an energy transition project by promoting various renewable energy. Among them, wind power has entered phase IlI development, currently under Phase III Offshore Wind Power Zonal Development. After more than a decade of progress, Taiwan's wind power industry does seem to be prosperous, but are the industrial environment and relevant policies in good and healthy shape? We would like to explore a more comprehensive view of the real situation and stimulate critical thoughts for a more integrated offshore wind development by conducting the surcey. Survey objects includes offshore wind developers, relevant industries, supply chains, consultant companies, legal persons, residents, etc.

 

1. 76% suggest that the cap of offshore wind allocated capacity is unreasonable.

  Q:Taiwan's offshore wind development is currently marching to Phase lI Zonal Development. According to the Directions for Allocating Installed Capacity, the allocated capacity for offshore wind farm installation is limited to 500MW(+ 100MW) for each project. Does the installed capacity limitation reasonable to you? If not, what would be the ideal capacity in your view?

 

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Figure 3: The allocated capacity for offshore wind installation limited to 500MW for each project is reasonable?

 

2. The allocated capacity of 500MW cap is unreasonable, 60% suggest 1GW.

 

3. Most interviewee have no feeling toward that the zonal development bidding structure selecting developers with the technological capability.

  Q: In your perspective, what is the main purpose of the government initiating the Phase Ill Zonal Development bidding structure currently?

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Figure 4: What is the main purpose of the government initiating the Phase III Zonal Development bidding structure currently

 

 

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