By Hsiao Po-yang and Ko Lin
Taipei, Dec. 21 (CNA) The Changhua County government signed a memorandum of
understanding (MOU) Wednesday with two leading offshore wind energy developers from Canada and Singapore that will see them invest NT$157 billion (US$4.9 billion) in renewable energy resources in central Taiwan.
The MOU was signed by Chuanghua Magistrate Wei Ming-ku (魏明谷), Canada’s Northland Power Inc. (NPI) Commercial Development Manager Sean McDermott, and Singapore-based Yushan Energy Pte., Ltd. Chairman Ian Hatton.
Meanwhile, witnessed by Ministry of Economic Affairs’ Industrial Development Bureau Deputy Director-General Leu Jang-hwa (呂正華), the two companies also signed a joint MOU with National Changhua University of Education Vice President Chen Ming-fei (陳明飛) to forge future academic exchanges in the field of renewable energy development. [FULL STORY]