UK to work with Taiwan on renewable energy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.K. Renewable Energy Committee in Taiwan was established on Friday (Nov. 15) in Taipei at a conference held by the Bureau of Energy and British Office Taipei. The ...

Google gets green light to infuse NT$26 billion into Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. search engine giant Google received the Taiwanese government's approval on Monday (Oct. 28) to invest NT$26 billion (US$852 million) in the country. The Minist...

Competing for space on the increasingly crowded ocean

WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) — Oceans cover nearly three-quarters of the Earth, and it's getting crowded out on the water. Energy, shipping, fishing and conservation groups all need s...

Greenpeace urges Taiwan presidential candidates to address carbon emission issue

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Environmental group Greenpeace has urged Taiwan’s 2020 presidential candidates to put forth policies in response to the issue of climate change as Taiwan is listed i...

Taiwan completes first pin piles assembly for offshore wind turbines

A ceremony to mark the completion of Taiwan's first underwater pin piles assembly for its offshore wind turbines was held at the port in Bali District, New Taipei, on Saturday. Speaking at the ...

Israel’s Golan Druze see a blow in wind energy plan

MAS’ADE, Golan Heights (AP) — Towering wind turbines may soon jut up from the picturesque patchwork of Druze farmland in the Golan Heights, angering villagers who see the project as a threat to their ...

President's windmill hatred is a worry for booming industry

BLOCK ISLAND, R.I. (AP) — The winds are blowing fair for America's wind power industry, making it one of the fastest-growing U.S. energy sources. Land-based turbines are rising by th...

Taiwan hosts international corporate sustainability dialogue

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Institute for Sustainable Energy (TAISE), British Office Taipei, Center for Corporate Sustainability, and Taishin Financial Holdings jointly hosted the 5th Roun...

How the past informs Trump's vision of America's future

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's vision of America's tomorrows looks much like its yesterdays. He loves "beautiful" coal. "Beautiful" warships. And "those four beautiful wo...

Siemens Gamesa breaks ground on nacelle factory in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Siemens Gamesa broke ground on its nacelle assembly factory at the Port of Taichung on Monday (Sept. 16). The nacelle assembly facility by Siemens Gamesa Renewable Ener...

US agency commits $688 million to 4 projects in Argentina

WASHINGTON (AP) — The board of the U.S. Government's development finance institution has approved four projects worth $688 million in Argentina. The Overseas Private Investment Corpo...

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...

Spokesman: Oil tycoon T. Boone Pickens dies at age 91

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — T. Boone Pickens, a brash and quotable oil tycoon who grew even wealthier through corporate takeover attempts, died Wednesday. He was 91. Pickens was surrounded ...

Young DPP member’s appointment to CSBC subsidiary slammed as nepotism

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The decision by a subsidiary of a shipbuilding company in Taiwan to appoint a young member of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party to its board of directors has sparked...

Taiwan mayor embarks on six-day trip to Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taoyuan Mayor Cheng Wen-tsan (鄭文燦) embarked on a journey to eastern Japan on Tuesday (Aug. 6), where he will meet with officials, private sector representatives, and overs...