Tuesday 9 April 2024
US considers nuclear option to address AI energy thirst
The US government is ramping up discussions with major tech companies to address the substantial power demand that will come with the advancement of artificial intelligence (AI).
Tuesday 26 March 2024
Taiwan's energy security at a crossroads
With global climate change on the rise and geopolitical risks looming, resource and energy supplies are increasingly constrained. For Taiwan, which imports 98% of its energy, strategic...
Monday 15 January 2024
Japan seeks international collaborations in its newly initiated nuclear fusion program
Compared to the challenging issue of nuclear waste with existing nuclear fission power generation technology, nuclear fusion achieved a significant milestone in 2022 by recording...
Monday 11 December 2023
Sailing towards sustainability: nuclear-powered Suezmax go fuel-free for 25 Years, slashing carbon by 30% with hard sails
The push toward achieving net zero is making a significant impact on the maritime industry. Take bulk carriers, for instance. If their carbon emissions don't comply with regulations...
Tuesday 9 April 2013
Taipower serious about Nuke 4?
Taiwan Power Company (Taipower) is a state-owned electric power utility providing electricity to Taiwan and its other islands. According to Wikipedia (English and Chinese), in 1994...
Monday 18 March 2013
Government will abolish Nuke 4 project if experts label it unsafe, says Taiwan Premier Jiang
Approximately 200,000 people joined Taiwan's anti-nuclear protest on March 9, 2013. Some statistics showed that 50-60% of people surveyed were against using nuclear power to generate...
Wednesday 13 March 2013
Nuclear power plants: My neighbours
Well, I don't live next door to nuclear power plants, but I live close enough to two. If they go wrong, I will definitely have to flee.
Monday 11 March 2013
On site: Anti-nuclear power protest in Taiwan
On March 9, 2013, more than 100,000 people across Taiwan took to the streets protesting against the government's plan to continue a controversial project to build the country's fourth...
Monday 18 June 2012
Commentary: Japan, India increase dependence on solar energy due to energy shortages
Energy hungry markets are the new potential markets for the solar industry. China's solar market is being spurred by rising energy demand due to the rapid economic developments. Now,...
Monday 1 August 2011
Fourth nuclear power plant will not operate if unsafe, says Taipower
Taiwan president Ma Ying-jeou's announcement of commercial operations of the fourth nuclear power plant has spurred concerns. Taiwan Power Company (Taipower) announced on July 29...
Wednesday 8 June 2011
Taiwan debates over necessity of nuclear power
Arguments over the use nuclear power have been heating up in Taiwan since Japan's earthquake on March 11. Germany's recent announcement of shutting down all nuclear power plants before...
Thursday 12 May 2011
Japan policy change may not solve current lack of demand in solar market
The prime minister of Japan recently made announcements to redesign Japan's Basic Energy Plan by reducing the emphasis of nuclear power and raising the importance of renewable energy...
Wednesday 27 April 2011
Commentary: Energy policies face showdown between ideals and reality
The energy policies proposed by Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) in Taiwan aim to provide stable energy while encouraging multiple energy sources. Future energy policies should...