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Taiwan sets tentative 2018 feed-in tariffs for renewable energy

Sep 22, 10:58

Taiwan's Bureau of Energy (BOE) has set tentative feed-in tariffs for renewable energy in 2018, lowering the rates by 11.82-13.45% for PV power and 0.73-4.61% for wind power.

UL to help Taiwan set up certification capability for offshore wind farms

Sep 20, 14:29

US-based Underwriters Laboratories (UL) will have DEWI-OCC, a Germany-based UL company providing global one-stop wind energy certification services for turbines and components, provide...

GuoDian United Power to sell stake in wind turbine maker

Sep 19, 15:21

China's state-owned GuoDian United Power Technology will dispose of its 51% stake in Combined Power of Yangtze River (Jiangsu), a maker of offshore wind turbines, according to China...

Solar passenger planes a reality soon: Q&A with Si2 co-pilot Bertrand Piccard and Covestro CEO Patrick Thomas

Sep 14, 14:07

At the 2017 World Congress on Information Industry (WCIT) held September 11-13 in Taipei, there were two prominent guest speakers: Bertrand Piccard, chairman of Solar Impulse Foundationand...

Covestro CEO Patrick Thomas (right) and Bertrand Piccard, co-pilot of Si2

Taiwan county signs with CIP to boost offshore wind power generation

Sep 12, 11:06

The Chnaghua County government has disclosed it has signed an MoU with Denmark-based Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) for cooperation to boost development of offshore wind...

Taiwan denies rumors about ending feed-in tariffs scheme

Aug 23, 15:25

Taiwan's Bureau of Energy, in response to rumors that the feed-in tariff scheme for renewable energy will come to an end, has clarified that renewable energy generators will be allowed...

Commentary: Taiwan faces challenges in energy transition

Aug 17, 11:49

Taiwan has set a policy to create a "nuclear-free homeland," aiming to phase out nuclear power generation by 2025, increase renewable energy and decrease coal-fueled power. However,...

Electric car vendor Thunder Power to build plants in Taiwan

Aug 16, 15:36

Hong Kong-based Thunder Power Holding has announced a new electric car in Taiwan and has also recently signed a letter of intent with a local government to establish plants for battery...

Renewable energy still not stable power supply, says Siemens executive

Jul 28, 16:03

While renewable energy is crucial to the success in transforming the world's energy structure, it is still unable to serve as a stable and reliable power supply, according to Cedrik...

Cedrik Neike, a member of managing board of Siemens AG, at Green + Together

Taipower to set up wind turbine assembly site

Jul 24, 15:43

Taiwan's state-run power company has unveiled a plan to set up a site at a port to assemble wind turbines to be installed in the Taiwan Straits.

Taichung Harbor

Taiwan sees proposed offshore wind power projects far exceed target

Jul 21, 11:41

Investors have proposed plans to establish offshore wind turbines with total installation capacity of over 10GW in the Taiwan Strait, far exceeding the 2025 target of 3.0GW set by...

wind power

China adds 5.5GWp of wind power in 1H17, says CNREC

Jul 18, 11:15

China installed land-based wind turbines with capacity totaling 5.5GWp in the country in first-half 2017, according to China National Renewable Energy Center (CNREC). Newly added...

MOEA sets 2017 feed-in tariffs for PV, wind power

Jul 14, 16:07

The Bureau of Energy under Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) on July 13 announced feed-in tariffs for PV power stations, rooftop PV systems, and onshore and offshore wind...

Taiwan government plans to facilitate bank lending for offshore wind power projects

Jul 5, 15:35

The Taiwan government, in view of local banks' conservative attitude towards offering loans for offshore wind power generation projects, plans to take measures to hike lending.

Taiwan hopes to cooperate with EU in green economy

Jun 28, 13:17

The Taiwan government hopes to cooperate with the European Union (EU) in a green economy, in particular: plastic materials recycling, garbage reuse, reclamation of precious metals...

Topco Scientific cooperates with AIDC, First International Computer to develop smart green energy systems

Jun 27, 13:33

Semiconductor material and equipment sales agent Topco Scientific on June 26 signed an MoU with Aerospace Industrial Development (AIDC) and First International Computer for strategic...

Taiwan aims to increase wind power-generating capacity by 652MW during 2017-2020

Jun 14, 20:35

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has come up with a 4-year (2017-2020) wind power generation plan aiming to increase cumulative wind power-generating capacity from 682MW...

wind power

Welcome to Computex 2017: New friends, renewed rivalries

May 30, 15:37

After several years where players in a post-mature PC industry have been more concerned about making sure they clear out inventory rather than consistently introducing new innovations...

Welcome to Computex 2017

Northland Power, Yushan Energy jointly propose offshore wind farm project in Taiwan

May 22, 11:28

Canada-based Northland Power and Singapore-based Yushan Energy have jointly proposed a project to establish wind power-generating facilities some 50km off Taiwan's west coast, according...

Taiwan market: Delta Electronics-developed EV charging solutions adopted at Taipei 101

Apr 21, 12:18

Pan German Motors, a Taiwan sales agent for Germany-based automaker BMW, has installed a 50KW DC quick EV (electric vehicle) charger and five compact AC EV charging units, both developed...

EV charging infrastructure at Taipei 101

Taiwan market: 29% of compact fluorescent bulbs fail to pass official testing

Apr 5, 16:06

The Consumer Protection Committee (CPC) under the Executive Yuan has sampled 410 compact fluorescent bulbs from retail stores for testing of service life by the Bureau of Standards,...

Gogoro to provide 800 more e-scooters for rental in Germany, says paper

Newswatch - Mar 15, 14:02

Electric scooter (e-scooter) vendor Gogoro will provide 800 additional Gogoro Plus e-scooters for rental operated by Germany-based partner Coup in Berlin, according to a Chinese-language...

Taiwan PV power generation growing fast, says MOEA

Mar 10, 16:04

Among all types of renewable energy in Taiwan, PV power generation, in particular, is growing fast, with generated electricity increasing from 173 million kWh in 2012 to 1.132 billion...

Digitimes Research: Japan aims at 20% of cars to be self-driving in 2030

Mar 1, 13:47

Japan-based automobile makers have been developing self-diving cars and Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) aims at 20% of cars to be self-driving models in 2030,...

Digitimes Research: Global electric vehicle market heating up

Feb 20, 15:23

Mainly because Tesla has successfully boosted battery electric vehicles (BEVs) and several countries have adopted policies in favor of BEVs, global competition is increasingly intense,...

Digitimes Research: NTT DoCoMo, KDDI, SoftBank step into power supply

Feb 18, 10:49

Following the liberalization of Japan's low-voltage electricity market beginning April 1, 2016, NTT DoCoMo, KDDI and SoftBank, the three largest Japan-based mobile telecom carriers,...

DONG Energy, Macquarie Capital to acquire stakes in Formosa I

Stockwatch - Jan 26, 15:47

Denmark-based DONG Energy AVS and Australia-based Macquarie Capital will acquire a 35% stake and a 50% stake respectively, in Formosa I, an offshore wind power generation project...

Digitimes Research: SAE TIR J2954 paves way for commercializing PHEV/EV wireless power transfer

Jan 12, 11:28

US-based SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers) International on May 31, 2016 published SAE TIR (technical information report) J2954 document, a milestone to commercialize wireless...

Taiwan to end nuclear power generation by 2025

Jan 12, 11:08

Taiwan's legislature has amended the Electricity Act, ending nuclear power generation in the country by 2025 and liberalizing the local electricity market.

Taiwan market: PGM adopts EV power chargers

Jan 11, 15:03

Pan German Motors (PGM), the Taiwan sales agent for BMW, has adopted AC wall-mounted EV (electric vehicle) power chargers developed by power supply maker and energy management solution...

China to lower terrestrial wind power feed-in tariffs for 2018

Dec 28, 15:40

China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) has announced a reduction in feed-in tariffs for terrestrial wind power generation by 5.00-14.89%, with the new rates to...

Taiwan market: WeMo launches e-scooter rentals

Oct 7, 14:38

Rental electric scooter (e-scooter) operator WeMo has started trials in Taipei City through cooperation with the city government, according to the company.

Taiwan sets 2017 renewable energy feed-in tariff rates

Oct 5, 14:50

Taiwan's Bureau of Energy has set feed-in tariff rates for generation of renewable energy, with PV power from NT$4.4098/kWh (US$0.1404) to NT$6.1033/kWh, according to the Ministry...

Taiwan government aims to install 3 million low-voltage smart power meters in 2024

Sep 23, 10:56

The Taiwan government, in line with energy saving and reduction in carbon emission policies, aims to install 200,000 low-voltage (110V) smart power meters in 2017, one million units...

China lacks funds to subsidize renewable energy

Sep 20, 11:19

The China government is short of the funds required to subsidize generation of renewable energy, mainly PV and wind power, with the gap reaching a cumulative amount of CNY55 billion...

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    Gogoro Smartscooter

    Gogoro has announced Taipei City and New Taipei City Taiwan as the pilot market for its Smartscooter electric vehicle and Gogoro Energy Network, set to be available this summer. ...

    Photo: Company, Mar 31.

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    Maxim Newport smart meter reference design

    The Maxim Newport reference design is a fully running electricity meter. With this reference design Maxim can demonstrate how it can make the core chip, as well as all the chips that...

    Photo: Michael McManus, May 10.

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