wpd Moves Into Taiwan After Securing 1 Gigawatt Offshore Wind Tender

New energy developer wpd cleaned house in Taiwan’s offshore wind tenders last year, locking in 990 megawatts (MW) of new contracts that it is now hard at work to implement by 2025. CleanTechnica sat down with wpd’s YD Chang at the 2018 Energy Taiwan show in Tapiei last week, who shared the excitement of the new rush into Taiwan for wpd and other companies as part of the broader rush to install grid-scale renewables across Taiwan.

Energy Taiwan Highlights A Growing Renewable Energy Economy In Taiwan

Taiwan is physically located on a single island, but in the globalized economies of most modern nations, the focus on leveraging and strengthening its internal capabilities that locals are increasingly leveraging as a strength. The efficiencies and quality of local Taiwanese manufacturers in the solar and energy storage spaces were on full display at this years Energy Taiwan.