Swancor Ltd. chooses MECAL and Wind Minds as Preferred Supplier for Consultancy on Taiwanese Formosa 1 OWF
Wind Minds, is delighted to announce the signature of a Framework Agreement with Swancor Ltd. regarding the provision of its services for Formosa 1 Offshore Wind Farm in Taiwan.
Formosa 1 OWF is expected to be Taiwan’s first offshore wind farm with installed capacity of approximately 130 MW. MECAL has provided consultancy services to Swancor since the early stages of the project development including:
Technology evaluation of WTG models
Financial model creation/simulations
TSA and SAA strategy and tendering
Robert Tsai, CEO of Swancor: “At Swancor we are very pleased to continue our cooperation with MECAL and Wind Minds, who have proven to be a reliable and valuable partner. Together we are confident that we shall successfully realize the Formosa 1 OWF in a timely and effective manner.”
Within the next stage, it is agreed that MECAL will be involved in:
Wind Turbine Procurement
Installation Vessel Chartering
O&M strategy Development
Interface & Risk Management
About Formosa 1 Wind Farm
The wind farm will be erected 2-6km off the north-western coast of Taiwan, in water depths of 10-30m. It will have up to 36 WTGs, depending on the ongoing WTG tender outcome. The Formosa 1 project is one of three proposed demonstration projects backed by the Taiwanese Government and is scheduled to be completed in 2019.
Swancor Ltd. is a company listed on the Taiwanese public stock exchange. Formosa Wind Power Co. Ltd (preparatory office) is a 100% wholly owned subsidiary company of Swancor Ind. Ltd.. In 2013 Formosa Wind Power was awarded a grant under the support scheme launched by the Bureau of Energy of Taiwan.