Plans to build Taiwan's largest solar power plant underway

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — TSMC intends to build Taiwan’s largest solar power plant in Pingtung County, according to CNA. C.C. Wei (魏哲家), CEO of TSMC, said on Sunday (Nov. 3) that the semic...

Three bike tours available in E Taiwan's Taitung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taitung County Government works with a travel agency to organize annual bike tours and while most of this year’s tours are now full, there are three multiple-day tou...

Orsted plans to issue green bonds in Taiwan by yearend

Danish energy developer Orsted said Wednesday that it is working to issue Taiwan dollar-denominated green bonds on the local market by the end of the year. In a statement, the company said it is ne...

Orsted secures NT$25 billion green revolving loan in Taiwan

Orsted, a Danish energy developer, has secured a NT$25 billion (US$806 million) syndicated green revolving loan facility for its offshore wind farm projects off the coast of Changhua County, central T...

Critics, supporters to weigh in on 145-mile power line

HALLOWELL, Maine (AP) — Supporters and critics are going to weigh in on Central Maine Power incentives aimed at winning support for a 145-mile transmission line across western Maine. ...

Google announces first Asia green energy project in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – U.S. technology giant Google announced its first green energy project in Asia yesterday, with the company set to partially power its data center in Changhua County with so...

Taiwan to announce energy policy reform by end of month: minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Minister of Economic Affaris Shen Jong-chin (沈榮津) said that reforms to the nation’s energy policy will be announced before the end of January, reporte...

WGL Energy and Sol Systems Celebrate Completion of 6 MW Solar System in Virginia’s Danville Utilities Territory

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 23, 2018--Today, Kentuck Solar Project stakeholders, led by WGL Energy Systems (WGL Energy), a WGL company, and Sol Systems, a Washington, D.C.-based solar development...

Intel’s 3 Million Square Feet of Solar Panels Help Heat, Cool and Light

OCOTILLO, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 17, 2018--Today, Intel reports on its ongoing work worldwide to reduce its climate and environmental footprint in its annual Corporate Responsibility Report. ...

Japanese company Mitsui & Co. Ltd. invests in Taiwanese offshore wind farm

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Japanese trading house Mitsui and Co. Ltd announced that it is buying a 50 percent stake in Taiwanese wind farm developer Yushan Energy Co. in a move intended to give them a st...

69% of Taiwanese people say they can’t feel government’s effort to achieve its energy transformation goal: survey

TAIPE (Taiwan News)—Results of a survey revealed on Wednesday show that more than 70% of Taiwanese people support energy transformation and are willing to accept electricity rate hikes during th...

Taiwan’s Green Energy Roofs project urges the public to build a green home

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan’s Bureau of Energy (BOE) has launched the Green Energy Roofs project to encourage the public to generate their own electricity and build the local distributed e...

Pingtung makes great strides in solar power development

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The County Commissioner of Pingtung County, Pan Meng-an (屏東縣長潘孟安), today that if restrictions on green power ease up, around 285,000 homes in Pingtung County could be powe...

Nebraska to build wind farm to power Facebook data center

WAKEFIELD, Neb. (AP) — Utility officials say a new wind farm being built in northeastern Nebraska will provide 200 megawatts of power to a planned Facebook data center. The Rattlesna...

Cannabis company plans to turn desert town into pot paradise

NIPTON, Calif. (AP) — Now that one of the nation's largest cannabis companies has bought the entire California desert town of Nipton, a question remains: Will the new owners rename the place Potsylvan...