First power produced at ChangFang and Xidao


A new milestone has been reached at the
Changfang and Xidao (CFXD) wind farms first power being produced. It follows the installation of the first turbine in July this year.

The two sites will feature 62 MHI Vestas
V174-9.5 MW turbines, with installation due to be completed by the end of the year. Work is being carried out by Fred. Olsen Windcarrier using its jack-up vessel  Bold Tern.

Located 13-15km off the coast of Changhua County in Taiwan, the CFXD wind farms has a planned capacity of 595 MW. The projects reached Financial Close in February 2020. This followed grid allocation in 2018. It is expected to start commercial operations in Q1 2024.


The wind farm is owned by Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners, Taiwan Life Insurance, TransGlobe Life and Global Power Synergy Public Company. CSBC Corporation, Taiwan is EPCI contractor for the two sites.

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