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CIP brings its first offshore wind farms in Asia Pacific online in Taiwan
Investors - MAY 22, 2024

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CIP brings its first offshore wind farms in Asia Pacific online in Taiwan

by Kali Persall

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has completed construction of the Changfang-Xidao offshore wind project in Taiwan.

The project consists of two offshore wind farms located 11 kilometers (6.8 miles) off the west coast of Taiwan, totaling nearly 600 megawatts of capacity. They represent CIP’s first offshore wind farms in Asia Pacific and increase Taiwan’s combined offshore capacity by approximately 25 percent, contributing significantly to its energy-transition and net-zero goals.

When fully operational, Changfang-Xidao will generate enough renewable energy to power about 650,000 local households and will deliver an annual expected carbon-dioxide reduction of 1.1 million tons.

“The inauguration of Changfang-Xidao is a landmark for CIP, as well as for the offshore wind industry in Taiwan,” said Christina Grumstrup Sørensen, senior partner at CIP. “In the past seven years, the development and construction team, suppliers, partners and shareholders

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