Wind turbine
innogy enters Taiwan’s offshore wind market

The company has sealed an agreement with Asia Cement Corporation to continue the development of a 448MW offshore wind project

UK commits £230m for offshore wind farm in Taiwan

The project supports Taiwan’s target of generating 20% of its electricity from renewable energy sources by 2025

Solar panels in Taiwan
Taiwan deployed more than 1GW of solar in 2018

The government now hopes to install 1.5GW of new solar capacity by the end of 2019

UK and Taiwan strengthen offshore wind ties

The pre-assembly of Taiwan’s first pilot wind farm is expected this month

Solar ponds in Taiwan
Google to string up solar panels over Taiwan’s fishing ponds

The project marks the technology giant’s entrance into Asia’s renewable energy market

UK and Taiwan to strengthen energy sector trade links

The UK and Taiwan are to strengthen trade links in key sectors such as energy. International Trade Minister Greg Hands and Taiwanese Vice-Minister of Economic Affairs Mei-Hua Wang agreed last week to improve international dialogues in fields like biotechnology and clean power generation. Trade between the nations grew to £5.35 billion last year and is […]

Massive blackout revives nuclear energy discussions in Taiwan

A blackout which affected around 6.6 million homes and businesses in Taiwan last week has revived discussions around nuclear energy. It was caused by a blunder at the nation’s biggest gas-fired power plant on 15th August, following which Economy Minister Chih-Kung Lee resigned. The incident at CPC Corporation’s Tatan power plant, which accounts for almost […]

EU imposes China, Taiwan with steel anti-dumping duties

The European Commission has decided to impose anti-dumping measures on two steel products from China and Taiwan. Its investigation confirmed Chinese and Taiwanese stainless steel tube and pipe butt-welding fittings had been sold in Europe at dumped prices. The products are used to join pipes and tubes of stainless steel and are commonly used in […]

Taiwan nuclear reactor ‘shut down after fire’

A reactor at a nuclear power plant in Taiwan has reportedly been forced to shut down after a fire broke out yesterday. Reports claim the fire at the 951MW Maanshan Nuclear Power Plant in Pingtung County was caused by a short-circuited transformer. It was said to have been put out by the plant’s own firefighters […]

Taiwan Government ‘to halt fourth nuclear plant build’

The Government of Taiwan reportedly said it would stop construction work at its fourth nuclear plant as local opposition continues to increase. Reports claim the government agreed that after the safety inspection process has been completed for reactor one, it wouldn’t go into operation but would be sealed off while construction on the second reactor […]