EPA approves decommissioning of Taiwan's No. 1 nuke reactor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After three years of review, Taiwan's Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) on Wednesday (May 15) announced that it has approved a 25-year decommissioning plan for ...

Taiwan Power Company rules out use of nuclear power

TAIPEI (CNA) -- State-run Taiwan Power Company (Taipower) ruled out the possibility of activating the No. 4 nuclear plant Friday, dismissing the misconception that doing so would take only three years...

Nuke plant's fuel rods to be shipped to U.S.

Taipei (CNA) - Starting in June, the 1,744 fuel rods purchased to operate Taiwan's No. 4 Nuclear Power Plant will be shipped back to the United States at a cost of NT$700 million (US$24 million), ...

Premier vows nuclear power plants to close on schedule

Taipei, Sept. 2 (CNA) Premier Lin Chuan pledged Friday that the government will not extend the operating life of two of Taiwan's active nuclear power plants, but he gave assurances that the country's ...

President reaffirms goal of nuclear-free Taiwan by 2025

Taipei, June 8 (CNA) President Tsai Ing-wen stressed Wednesday that her administration's goal to phase out nuclear power by 2025 "has never changed and will never change." Tsai, who serves c...

Taipower apologizes over nuclear power plant mishap

The state-owned Taiwan Power Company (Taipower) apologized Monday for a mishap last week that caused a reactor at the No. 1 nuclear power plant in New Taipei's Shimen District to shut down due to ...

Taipower invites foreign bids for processing spent nuclear fuel

Taipei, Feb. 17 (CNA) The state-owned Taiwan Power Co. (Taipower ????) opened Tuesday to foreign bidding on a reprocessing project for spent nuclear fuel from its first and second nuclear power plan...

Northern Taiwan could face tight power supplies in 2018

Taipei, Oct. 18 (CNA) Taiwan Power Co. (Taipower) Chairman Hwang Jung-chiou has expressed concern that power supplies in northern Taiwan could be tight in 2018 after its generators at the Hsieh Ho ...