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Taiwan leads Asia in green energy: President Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan leads Asia in green energy transformation, with the development of green power the most important task of the next decade, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said Friday ...

Taiwan's 'China' designation corrected on website of international mayoral coalition

Update 9:24 a.m. GCoM has updated its Taipei and New Taipei City pages to correct the names of the cities' sitting mayors. TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An international network of mayors ded...

New Taipei commits to being coal-free by 2023

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Deputy Mayor of New Taipei City Hsieh Cheng-ta (謝政達) announced on Thursday (Nov. 14) that the special municipality would be the first city in Taiwan to become coal-free. ...

Green Party Taiwan nominates high-profile psychologist as legislator-at-large

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Green Party Taiwan (GPT) revealed its list of legislators-at-large on Thursday (Nov. 14), including a famous doctor of psychology Cheng Hui-wen (鄭惠文) and party founder...

Taiwan’s first commercial-scale offshore wind farm inaugurated

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s first offshore wind farm to reach a commercial scale was inaugurated in a ceremony at a fishing port in Miaoli County on Wednesday morning (Nov. 13), markin...

Eight out of 10 Taiwanese support government’s energy transformation policies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Almost eight out of 10 Taiwanese support the government’s energy transformation policies and even more favor the use of solar energy, according to a survey published...

Taiwan President leaves energy problems for next generation: Nobel Prize laureate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) is not paying enough attention to issues of energy and is leaving the problem for the next generation to solve, former Academia Sinica Preside...

Taiwan, Japan join hands to develop next generation of power meter systems

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) and Tokyo’s utility companies Power Grid (TEPCO PG) and Tokyo Gas have inked an agreement to pave the ...

IRENA: China could gain global influence due to 'energy transformation'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The rapid growth of the renewable energy industry and subsequent decline of fossil fuel energy production will potentially induce an enormous change in global politics and...

Taiwan’s SYM inks e-scooter MOU with CPC Corp

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese motorcycle company Sanyang Motor Co. (SYM, 三陽工業) inked a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with state-owned oil refiner CPC Corp. to solidify joint development o...

Taiwan Cabinet scraps 2025 nuclear-free target

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Cabinet today announced that in accordance with the results of Proposition No. 16 passed in the nine-in-one elections on Nov. 24, it has agreed to abolish the goal it had p...

Taiwan Power Co. respects referendum results but will follow government policy

TAIPEI (CNA) -- State-owned Taiwan Power Co. (Taipower) said Sunday it respects the recent referendum results related to energy, but will still follow the policies of the government. Taipower spoke...

Taiwan, France discuss industrial cooperation: MOEA

Taiwan and France on Tuesday talked about strengthening cooperation in areas such as the Internet of Things, circular economy and photovoltaics, at an industrial cooperation consultation meeting in Pa...

Siemens Gamesa signs MoUs with Taiwanese manufacturers for offshore wind

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Spanish energy giant Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy announced on August 8 that it signed 10 memorandum of understandings (MoU) with Taiwanese and international suppliers ...

Taiwan’s first wind powered boat launched in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's first ever domestically made wind powered boat was launched today at an event to promote the construction of an offshore wind electricity port in Taichung Har...