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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...

MOEA sets tentative 2017 feed-in tariffs for renewable energy

Aug 31, 14:50

The Bureau of Energy under Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has set tentative feed-in tariff rates for renewable energy to be generated in 2017, with the rates for PV...

Google to use renewable energy in Taiwan datacenter

Aug 26, 11:59

Google will use renewable energy to power a datacenter in Changhua Coastal Industrial Park, central Taiwan, the company's global energy policy and strategy director Marsden Hanna...

Taiwan aims to install 3 million smart electricity meters by 2024

Aug 17, 20:21

The Taiwan government, in order to ease tight supply of power during peak hours and lower peak power consumption, will promote smart electricity meters and has set a target of installing...

BYD loses CNY1.79 billion deal for electric buses

Jul 15, 14:19

China-based own-brand electric vehicle maker BYD in early July won an open-bid for the procurement of 2,919 electric buses from Shenzhen Western Bus, an operator of public transportation...

Kaolinite can absorb carbon dioxide, says NCKU

May 27, 16:24

Kaolinite, the main material of porcelain clay, has been found to be able to absorb carbon dioxide and thus can be developed as an absorbent to help reduce carbon emissions, according...

Sensus pushing into smart grid market in Taiwan

May 12, 14:42

US-based smart grid solution provider Sensus is optimistic about smart grid development in Taiwan and has contacted several system integrators such as Tatung and Chung Hsin Electric...

LeTV unveils LeSEE electric vehicle

Apr 21, 14:47

China-based LeTV has hosted a new product launch conference, showcasing its latest smartphones and LCD TVs. At the show, LeTV also showcased its LeSEE electric vehicle for the first...

China market: Tesla to add 10 self-operated retail stores in 2016

Apr 15, 14:59

US-based electric vehicle vendor Tesla will open a self-operated retail store in Beijing City on April 19, its fifth in the city and 17th in the China market. The company is planning...

Delta Electronics embraces green energy industrial policies, says founder

Mar 2, 14:07

Power supply maker and energy management solution provider Delta Electronics' operational transformation coincides with green energy-based industrial development policies proposed...

Global revenues from advanced batteries for utility-scale storage expected to reach US$3.6 billion by 2025, says Navigant

Jan 29, 11:48

Improvements in advanced battery energy storage technologies, developing regional regulatory and market drivers, and emerging new business models are poised to make utility-scale...

The market for advanced sensors in intelligent buildings expected to exceed US$1 billion in 2016, says Navigant

Jan 28, 15:18

By providing data that can improve building performance, advanced sensors play a critical role in transforming regular facilities into intelligent buildings. These devices, which...

The global market for smart street solutions expected to reach US$5.3 billion by 2024, says Navigant

Jan 27, 14:06

Technology is changing the way city streets are used, experienced, and managed, transforming them from points of physical connection to networked landscapes that enable a range of...

US companies take up 58% of the patent share on smart home energy management, says MIC

Jan 20, 14:46

In recent years, energy conservation has risen up the global agenda, putting HEM (Home Energy Management) front and center in smart home energy technologies. Major countries have...

Smart city projects have increased nearly 40% since 3Q13, says Navigant

Jan 20, 14:03

As the benefits of smart cities become clearer, the number of projects and partnerships supporting the cause is rapidly increasing. In the last few years, city leaders, central government...

Teco to ship wind turbines to Vietnam, says paper

Newswatch - Jan 19, 11:37

Teco Electric & Machinery will begin shipping 25 wind turbines each with power-generating capacity of 2MW to Vietnam in second-quarter 2016, according to the Chinese-language...

Global building stock expected to increase to 171.6 billion square meters by 2024, says Navigant

Jan 15, 12:29

Commercial, residential, and industrial buildings account for 47% of global greenhouse gas emissions and nearly half of the world's energy consumption. The global building stock,...

Bring your own thermostat demand response programs represent a target market of US$1.4 billion, says Navigant

Jan 14, 15:46

Since 2012, utilities across the United States have been piloting bring your own thermostat (BYOT) demand response (DR) programs, supplementing legacy direct install strategies that...

Worldwide smart home device shipments to nearly double in 2016, says ABI Research

Jan 14, 15:16

The raft of smart home devices displayed at CES 2016 highlights the growth and potential of the smart home market. Over the next 12 months, smart home device sales will nearly double...

Annual sales of natural gas vehicles expected to reach nearly 4 million by 2025, says Navigant

Jan 8, 11:05

The natural gas vehicle (NGV) market is taking off in some regions, although growth has been slower than previously projected. While drops in oil prices and gains in battery cost...

The market for communications subscription services and equipment for upstream oil & gas expected to exceed US$1.5 billion in 2016, says Navigant

Jan 7, 21:16

As oil and gas (O&G) prices continue to decline, improved safety and operational efficiencies offered by new and emerging digital oilfield applications could mean the difference...

Market for indoor environmental and air quality technologies expected to exceed US$7 billion by 2024, says Navigant

Jan 6, 13:45

Healthy and green buildings rely on good indoor environmental and air quality (IEAQ) to maintain the wellness and productivity of their occupants. Related IEAQ technologies can provide...

China aims at installation capacities of 15GWp for PV, 20GWp for wind power in 2016, says NEA

Jan 4, 16:21

The China government, in line with continued efforts to reduce carbon emissions and reliance on coal by developing renewable energy, has set a target installation capacity of 15GWp...

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    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. ...

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