By: Pan Chih-yi, Wu Che-hao and Evelyn Kao
The Danish green energy developer aims to build the base into the first professional offshore and energy (O&E) port for offshore wind farms in the Asia-Pacific, the company said in a statement.
The first phase of the development project covers a total area of 35 hectares, including 16.86 hectares of land for the Changhua fishing port, which is near the planned O&E center, 3.14 hectares for road construction and 15 hectares for industrial use, CIP added.
CIP said it first expressed interest in building the O&E base in 2017 and has invested over NT$2 billion (US$67.796 million) to develop the port in the Changhua coastal area and a nearby O&E center for the 589MW Changfang and Xidao offshore wind farms. [FULL STORY]