A new renewable energy company to be launched at the Green Energy Expo 2016 in Daegu, Korea: Wind Minds Korea. Wind Minds Korea, a joint venture between Wind Minds B.V., Doarm Engineering Co. Ltd and Haechun Corporation, will serve clients as an engineering and consulting company in the field of renewable energy with a focus on offshore and onshore wind energy projects. Wind Minds Korea will be also servicing joint development projects with engineering and consulting services.
Hans Rijntalder, co-founder of Wind Minds Korea said, “We will bring more than 15 years of offshore wind experience to Korea and, combined with the profound local knowledge of the Korean companies, we will be able to offer high quality services.”
“We expect that the company will play a leading role in facilitating the emerging Korean offshore wind market” according to Mr. Oh, founder of Doarm Engineering and Director of Wind Minds Korea. The company will be able to provide full scale consulting and engineering services throughout all stages of offshore wind projects, from feasibility studies to operations & maintenance strategy. The company already works on a number of offshore projects near the coast of Jeju island.
Mr. Sohn, CEO of Haechun and also Director of Wind Minds Korea adds “We strongly believe in our cooperation. Involving European experience in our Korean wind energy projects enables us to use the learning curve in an efficient manner. As such, we can provide high quality projects for highly competitive rates.”
About Wind Minds B.V.
Wind Minds B.V. was established in 2014 bringing together 4 international consultancies with over 15 years of experience in the field of offshore renewable energy consultancy, having been directly involved in over 40 offshore wind projects in Europe, US and Asia.
While its domestic market based in Europe, Wind Minds is increasing its international presence in East Asia including South Korea, Taiwan and Japan.
Doarm Engineering Co. Ltd.
Doarm Engineering Co., Ltd., which was founded in 1998 with the aim of becoming the No. 1 technology firm in the electrical field, has proactively provided high-quality technical services. By expanding businesses into a variety of engineering areas, such as construction, machinery, equipment and IT, they have contributed to the development of many local economies. Doarm is involved in various renewable energy projects, such as wind power and solar PV and provides integrated engineering services. Particularly, it provides total solutions in designing and building of power plants, electricity generating, and equipment maintenance as well as site development and wind speed analysis. Doarm’s track record includes the Samdal Wind Farm on Jeju Island. Main services provided included Land Survey, government approval, electrical detail design & construction and civil Engineering & construction. Besides the Samdal Wind Farm, Doarm has delivered 7 other wind farm projects across Korea.
Hae Chun Trading Co. Ltd.
Haechun Corporation, based in Busan, is South Korea’s leading company in the field of submarine power cable design & installation and wind farm construction. Established in 1987 by its founder and the current Chairman Kim Young-Il, Haechun has conducted numerous marine construction projects including the installation of submarine power cables.
Among its nation’s first construction projects were the projects of KEPCO’s “154KV AC high-voltage underwater cable 2 circuits” installed between Anjwa area and Hwawon island and “construction of KEPCO 2MW Offshore wind farm at Woljeong in Jeju.”