A Tale of Two Taiwan: Perspectives from an Offshore Wind Engineer

Taiwan’s outdated regulations reduce the efficiency of offshore wind power development and significantly increase operating costs. Unfriendly policies have led many large EPC companies to consider leaving. How can Taiwan reverse this situation?
If, over the next twelve months, Taiwan assembles a group of key government stakeholders from across the departments with a clear focus to make things work, to streamline the processes, and to work with companies, then there is a chance to turn it all around.
The government should allow developers, contractors, and people who are on the front lines to talk to each other to solve these problems together, ” she suggested.

(Kim Asher, a senior offshore engineering consultant, argues that the government should not only communicate with developers but also hear the voices of contractors who actually carry out the project)
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