Taiwan's energy has always been highly dependent on imports. According to statistics, nearly 98% of Taiwan's energy supply in 2018 came from imports, mainly oil, coal, and natural gas. If the international situation is unstable, it is often faced with price changes and supply problems full of risks. However, in addition to the necessity of providing stable energy for the country, Taiwan does have some development advantages. The superior geographical environment creates the power generation capacity of Baodao Offshore #2_03 Photo Credit:
Offshore Wind In 2010, NASA published a report and found that the average wind density in the coastal area of Changhua, Taiwan exceeds 750 watts per Special Database square meter, especially the annual wind speed is as high as 7 meters per second, which is one of the best high-quality wind farms in the world. ; 4C Offshore, a submarine cable consulting company, also found in the global "23-year average wind speed observation" study that the Taiwan Strait accounted for 16 of the 20 most windy offshore wind farms in the world, and it also organized the 2nd to 10th offshore wind farms. The throne shows that Taiwan has the advantage of developing offshore wind farms.
Especially in the Taiwan Strait, the northeast mhnical backing, attracting 100% foreign capital Offshore #2_01 Photo Credit: Offshore Wind Taiwan is one of the few Asian countries that develop offshore wind power. Countries with similar geographical environment to Taiwan, such as Japan and South Korea, have also become a reference for my country's development. Although Taiwan has not developed offshore wind power in the past, it has valuable experience in the steel and shipping industry. For example, Taiwan International Shipbuilding Corporation led the maritime fleet and established the "Marine T