Norton Rose Fulbright advises Total on acquisition of interest in 640MW offshore wind farm in Taiwan

Global Press release - Business June 2021

Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has advised Total on its agreement with wpd to acquire 23% interest in Yunlin Holding GmbH, the owner of Yunlin offshore wind farm located off the coast of Taiwan.

Located around 10 kilometers offshore at water depths ranging from 7-35 meters, the wind farm will comprise 80 wind turbines with a unit capacity of 8 MW. Construction is scheduled to be completed in 2022. Once on stream, the project will produce 2.4 terawatt hours (TWh) of renewable electricity per year, enough to serve the power needs of more than 600,000 households.

The Norton Rose Fulbright team was led by energy partners Klaus Bader and Simon Cudennec and also included partner Dirk Trautmann, senior associates Rima Dressler and Marie Zelazko, associates Matthias Zimmermann and Pierrick Ferrero along with transaction specialist Tobias Grans.

Further support was provided by partners Marta Giner, Marc Waha and Martin Krause, counsel Arnaud Sanz and senior associates Nicolas Cassauba and Serena Or.

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