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Fire breaks out at Taiwan's Taichung Power Plant

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A fire broke out Thursday morning (June 10) at the Taichung Power Plant, the fourth-largest coal-fired power station in the world. At 7:09 a.m. on Thursday morning, the...

Taiwan to bump up electricity rates for summer on June 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Electricity prices for the country are set to rise as Taiwan Power Co.’s (Taipower) annual summer rate increase is set to take effect on June 1, in an attempt to get...

Italian Solar Inverter Manufacturer FIMER to Power Asia's First Automatic Frequency Control Initiative

FIMER has partnered with Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE)-listed smart energy conglomerate Tatung (Tatung:2371) to supply battery energy storage systems (BESS) for Taiwan Power Company (Taipower)'s automat...

Taiwan’s power supply to be stretched over next 5 days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s power supply is expected to remain strained over the next five days as generators at four power plants around the country are going through scheduled yearly...

The very first move in the cement industry - Asia Cement Corporation's "Full Shore Power" for a Green, Low-Carbon Port

TAIPEI, May 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- In the face of the global wave of green supply, Asia Cement Corporation (TWSE:1102) has been developing low-carbon process technologies in the hope of contributing...

Taiwan’s power supply crunch to ease as two generators join operation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The tight power supply in Taiwan, characterized by multiple recent outages, is beginning to ease, as two generators began to operate on Thursday (May 20) following yearly ...

'E,' 'F' groups to face power outages next time under new system: Taipower

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Those who are designated as in the "E" or "F" groups by Taiwan Power Co (Taipower) on their electricity bill will face outages during the next round of...

Drought-hit Taiwan plans more water curbs for chip hubs

Taiwan will tighten curbs on the use of water from June 1 in the major chip making hubs of Hsinchu and Taichung as it battles an islandwide drought, if there is no significant rainfall by then, the go...

Power to go out in some parts of Taiwan Monday night

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's state-run power company Taipower issued a cell phone alert Monday night (May 17) to warn that power would go out in some regions of the country that night bec...

Taiwan to compensate households affected by country-wide power outage

Update: 05/14 02:08 p.m. Economic Minister Wang Mei-hua (王美花) announced Friday (May 14) that a total of NT$470 million (US$16.8 million) will be given to households affected by the nationwide power...

Taiwan economic minister says power will be restored tonight at 9:40 pm

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Economic Minister Wang Mei-hua (王美花) has announced that all power will be restored at 9:40 p.m. Thursday (May 13). A generator malfunction at Kaohsiung’s Hsin Ta ...

Taipei MRT fines belligerent fare jumper

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation (TRTC) has given a female passenger a fine of NT$15,000 (US$517) for fare evasion and assaulting a transit worker, CNA reported. The fi...

Taiwan to observe Earth Hour Saturday evening

Several of Taiwan's major landmarks, including the Presidential Office and the Taipei 101 skyscraper, will join cities around the globe to observe Earth Hour by turning off their lights from 8:30 ...

Taichung, Taiwan Power Company at odds over coal-fired units at power plant

The Taichung City government and the state-owned electricity supplier, Taiwan Power Co. (Taipower), were at loggerheads Sunday on whether some of the Taichung Power Plant's coal-fired units should...

Taiwan’s Gogoro Network powered through innovative solutions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Imagine being asked to design and build totally new, green energy infrastructure for an entire country — from scratch. This was the goal given to Gogoro Network (...