Local press reports say Triconti Windkraft Group, a partnership between Filipino, Swiss and German companies, has secured contracts from the Department of Energy to build offshore wind energy projects in the country
PhilStar.com and other outlets said the projects are located in Aparri Bay in the north of the country and in the Guimaras Strait in the central Philippines and have a combined potential output of in excess of 1.2 GW.
Stream Invest Holding managing director Stefan Simon said, “We are excited to bring the benefits that offshore wind power promises to the Philippines.
“With its scale and efficiencies, we believe it offers a cost-competitive and greener alternative to conventional power plants.”
Triconti Windkraft president Lila Rosenberger said, “Guimaras Strait and Aparri Bay have excellent, consistent wind speeds and are accessible from the foreshore in terms of grid connectivity and maintenance.”
Triconti Windkraft already has interests in onshore wind in the country.