Interview with James Liu, General Manager, Industrial Services & Cybersecurity, TÜV Rheinland Taiwan Ltd.
The ECCT, in partnership with the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC), hosted the 2021 Global Offshore Wind Energy Summit -Taiwan (GOWST) 2021
Taiwan's rigid localisation requirements risk raising costs and slowing development, while belying real opportunities for Taiwanese champions in the global market.
By Tim Ferry
In a packed agenda over three days, the delegation held a series of meetings with senior officials from the European Commission (EC) and several other important industry associations and other organisations including the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC), Wind Europe, BusinessEurope (the pan-European federation of European industries), the European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA), Cosmetics Europe and the European Centre for International Political Economy (ECIPE).
The 2022 Global Offshore Wind Energy Summit - Taiwan (GOWST) was organised for the fourth consecutive year by the ECCT and the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC), co-organised by the Taiwan International Ports Corporation (TIPC) and the Metals Industries Research & Development Center (MIRDC) and endorsed by Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) and Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC).
Economics Minister Wang Mei-hua says the government will add 2.5 gigawatts (GW) of solar power generation capacity this year
With a good head start in development, excellent location and growing talent pool, Taiwan has the potential to become the Asia-Pacific region's offshore wind energy hub, but action will be needed to maintain momentum and increase competitiveness
By Jason Wang, Raoul Kubitschek and James McCatherin