Cabinet accelerates offshore wind farm development in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) -- The government is sparing no effort in advancing offshore wind farm development through such measures as streamlining approval processes, strengthening oversight of support in...

1st batch of fuel rods for 4th Nuclear Power Plant likely has been transported out of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—A first batch of unused fuel rods purchased for the Fourth Nuclear Power Plant has likely been transported out of Taiwan on Wednesday morning, but authorities have refused t...

Taiwan still unable to find US company willing to take radioactive waste

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan wants to export its low level radioactive waste to the United States, but has so far been unable to find a company willing to receive the materials, Taiwan Power Co...

Power reserve margin to stay above 6% before July: Taipower

Taipei, June 18 (CNA) State-run Taiwan Power Company (Taipower) promised Monday to keep the country's operating electricity reserve margin above 6 percent before July and said it will lower power ...

Down for over 2 years, nuclear reactor back at full capacity

Taipei, June 17 (CNA) The No. 2 reactor at Taiwan's Second Nuclear Power Plant in northern Taiwan was operating at full capacity at 10:30 a.m. Sunday after resuming operations early Wednesday, acc...

Delegation from Taiwan Power Company arrives in Port au Prince, Haiti

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In a good sign for Taiwan’s diplomatic relations with the Republic of Haiti, representatives and technicians from the Taiwan Power Company (Taipower) have arrived in...

No threat from generator incident at nuclear plant: Taipower

An incident that caused emergency diesel backup generators at the idle First Nuclear Power Plant in New Taipei to start up has been resolved and posed no threat to the public, state-run Taiwan Power C...

Hot weather causes Taiwan to record highest ever June peak power usage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Hot weather caused Taiwan to record its highest ever June peak power usage of 36.102 million kilowatts yesterday, reported CNA . Taiwan's power reserve margin fell ...

As President of Haiti arrives in Taipei, a crucial test begins for Tsai administration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The President of Haiti, one of Taiwan’s few remaining diplomatic allies, arrives in Taiwan on Monday, May 28 for a five day visit. Jovenel Moise will be traveling...

Summer electricity rates to start June 1

Taipei, May 20 (CNA) Summer electricity rates in Taiwan will go into effect starting June 1 and last until Sept. 30 to encourage users to reduce power consumption during the peak summer months. Ele...

Hottest day of the year so far in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei City saw the mercury climbing to 36 degrees Celsius Thursday, its highest level for the year so far, though it was even hotter in Taitung, with electricity consumpt...

AEC gives go-ahead to restart reactor at third nuclear power plant

Taipei (CNA)  - The Atomic Energy Council (AEC) gave the go-ahead to restart one of the reactors at the Third Nuclear Power Plant in southern Taiwan on Monday, after final review of an applicatio...

Taipower equipment failure leaves 2,300 Taiwanese students in dark during entrance exams

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A power outage in northern Taiwan’s Taoyuan left a city district without electricity in the midst of a college entrance exam on Sunday afternoon. In Bade District...

Offshore wind power marks new chapter in energy transformation: Tsai

Taipei, May 5 (CNA) Offshore wind power projects along Taiwan's western coast will mark a new chapter in energy transformation and underscore the country's commitment to the development of ren...

20-day 'Dancing Orchid Show" at Taipei’s Shilin Official Residence kicks off May 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--To celebrate Mother's Day and the arrival of summer, the Shilin Residence Orchid Show will take place between May 1 and May 21 at the New Orchid Pavilion of former Taiwan Pre...