Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has signed 10 agreements with suppliers today in Taipei, Taiwan.
The strategy of Siemens Gamesa is to develop offshore wind supply chain in Taiwan, in line with helping reach the government’s goal of 5.5 GW installed offshore by 2025, said Andreas Nauen, CEO of the Offshore Business Unit at Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy.
The MoUs cover solutions for offshore wind turbine components including on machining, control systems, coolers, and more.
# SGRE and AH Industries and YGG: Machining for large steel and metal components
# SGRE and Jupiter Bach: Composites for wind turbine components such as canopy and spinners
# SGRE and KK Wind Solutions (KK): Control systems and converters
# SGRE and Nissens: Cooling systems
# SGRE and RMG Steel: Steel parts such as various sheet metal and weldments solutions
# SGRE and SINBON Electronics (SINBON) and TA YA Electric Wire & Cable (TAYA): Low Voltage cables harnessing
# SGRE and SINBON and Walsin Lihwa Corporation (Walsin Lihwa): Low Voltage cables harnessing
# SGRE and TECO Electric & Machinery (TECO): Yaw motors
# SGRE and Walsin Lihwa: High voltage cables
# SGRE and Wuerth: C-parts and fasteners
Each of the non-binding MoUs include – among other terms – the establishment or the use by suppliers of facilities in Taiwan, price competitiveness, as well as compliance to SGRE’s quality, health, safety and environment (HSE) standards.
“As 5.5 GW of grid capacity were awarded in June 2018, a promising pipeline was laid out towards 2025. The support of a complete, competitive, and high-quality supply chain is essential for us to deliver our utmost to the local and regional market,” Niels Steenberg, executive general manager for Siemens Gamesa Offshore Asia Pacific, said.