Biophilic decor: Ways to bring the feel of nature indoors

The term "biophilia," an affinity for the living world, was coined back in the 1980s by American biologist and author E.O. Wilson. We have an instinctive drive to connect with nature, he said, and the...

Taiwan to graze cattle on solar farms to optimize energy production

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is considering grazing cattle on solar farms to remove weeds that affect the efficiency of energy generation. According to state-owned Taiwan Power Company (Taip...

Taipei to set forth climate action plan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei City is expected to propose its “2030+ Climate Action Plan” in the near future in line with the global movement to address the impact of extreme weather...

Taipei publishes sustainable development report in pioneering effort

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei published a report on the city’s achievements in promoting sustainable development at the 2019 Sustainable Development 2030+ International Forum held on Sept....

Solar power in Taiwan surpassed nuke plant due to hot sun on Mon.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The scorching hot sun seen in Taiwan on Monday (Sept. 2) had an unexpected benefit: 2 Gigawatts (GW) of power was generated, more than that of Taiwan's biggest nuclear powe...

AIG and SolarEdge rise while Mylan and Phibro fall

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Tuesday: American International Group Inc., up $3.19 to $50.30 The insurer reported solid under...

Germany sees surge in new solar power as prices drop

BERLIN (AP) — Germany added almost 3 gigawatts of new solar power generation in 2018, about 68 percent more than the previous year amid a drop in prices for new systems. But the coun...

Danish firm suspends wind-power facility construction in Taiwan

Taipei, Jan. 20 (CNA) Orsted A/S, a Danish investor in offshore wind-power sites in Taiwan, has suspended its part in the nation's offshore wind-power development program amid what it described as...

Taiwan's Motech plans to close Taoyuan factory, laying off 588 workers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwanese solar photovoltaic cell manufacturer Motech's Taoyuan plant reportedly proposed a closure plan to the local labor department on Thursday, with a total of 588 worke...

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’s largest solar park begins electricity production

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s biggest solar park, located in Changhua County (彰化縣), began producing electricity at 12.04 p.m. today, integrating 14 MW of a total capacity of 100 MW into ...

Solar windows invented in Taiwan shine on international stage

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) — Heat insulation solar glass, an invention by Taiwan scientists that can block thermal radiation and generate power from sunlight, is attracting global attention for its e...

Japanese companies plan to build moon colonies

In December, President Donald Trump signed an executive order to send astronauts back to the moon as an initial step towards further exploration of the solar system. The intention is to have Earth'...

Taiwan invites investment in green energy as largest energy show kicks off

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen expressed her confidence in Taiwan achieving the goal of producing 20 GW from solar energy by 2025 and declared now is the time to invest in green e...

2 days before Ghost Month, Taiwan approves solar panels in cemeteries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Ministry of Interior (MOI) yesterday (Aug. 9) cleared the way for the installation of solar panels in public cemeteries, reported CNA, oddly two days before the start of Ta...