Taiwan's offshore wind development is currently experiencing literal and metaphorical rough sea conditions. Without adapting to the situation and adjusting policies accordingly, there is a risk of a further loss of market confidence and the relinquishing of Taiwan's position as a trailblazer in the Asia-Pacific region.
By Jason Wang and Raoul Kubitschek
Interview with James Liu, General Manager, Industrial Services & Cybersecurity, TÜV Rheinland Taiwan Ltd.
Results from the latest auction were disappointing and interim renewable energy targets will not be met but sensible policy adjustments could revive momentum.
By Jason Wang, Raoul Kubitschek and James McCatherin
While the first draft of rules for Round 3.2 of Taiwan's offshore wind auction brings much anticipated flexibility there is still a lot of room for improvement. Localisation items have been reduced but will factor even stronger in the awards for 2028 and 2029 – that can be up to 900MW for a single project.
By Raoul Kubitschek, Jason Wang and James McCatherin