Taiwan market: Gogoro Lite electric scooter launched
Oct 2, 15:03
Taiwan-based start-up company Gogoro has launched Gogoro Lite, an entry-level electric scooter, for sale in the Taipei metropolitan area at NT$88,000 (US$2,675), according to company co-founder and CEO Horace Luke.
Taiwan, China IT industries reach consensuses for cooperation for next 12 months
Sep 24, 15:53
The 12th Cross-Strait Information Industry and Technology Standards Forum hosted by Sinocon Industrial Standards Foundation, Chinese Electronics Standardization Association and China Communications Standards Association closed on September 23 with participants from China and Taiwan reaching 32 consensuses...
Siemens to help set up offshore wind farm in Taiwan
Sep 18, 15:47
Siemens AG will provide two wind power-generating turbines each with capacity of 4MW and technical assistance for Formosa I Wind Power to set up an offshore wind farm west of Taiwan, according to Siemens Taiwan president and CEO Erdal Elver.
Delta Electronics August revenues increase
Sep 11, 11:36
Power supply maker and energy management solution provider Delta Electronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$18.21 billion (US$560 million) for August 2015, up 1.02% on month and 10.62% on year, and NT$128.17 billion for January-August, up 3.62% on year.
TSMC reportedly considers generating its own electricity
Sep 4, 11:30
Contract chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is evaluating the possibility of generating electricity in-house by installing electric generating equipment at its factories or even building its own power plant, according to industry sources.
Shore power electricity revenues in port operations expected to exceed US$334 million in 2024, says firm
Aug 19, 15:50
Within port operations, ocean-going ships, yard trucks, forklifts, cranes, drayage trucks, and railcars all have significant impacts on the surrounding environment, mainly through the burning of diesel fuel. However, incentives and new technologies, including those powered by natural gas and electricity,...
Taiwan to promote offshore wind power generation
Aug 17, 19:40
Taiwan has designated 36 areas off its west coast with water depths of up to 50m as offshore wind power-generating farms, setting target cumulative investment of NT$88 billion (US$2.73 billion) for 2020 and NT$670 billion for 2030.
China market: New energy vehicle sales and production climbing
Aug 3, 21:00
According to the statistics from the China Association of Automobile manufacturers (CAAM), the production and sales of new energy vehicles in China during June 2015 reached 19,153 units and 21,055 units respectively, increasing 2.7 times and 2.4 times on year.
Asia leads global smart meter market back to double-digit growth, says IHS
Jul 24, 11:33
The global market for smart electricity meters returned to double-digit on-year growth of 10% in 2014 after a brief market slowdown in 2013, according to IHS. This growth, which is a return to historical levels for smart metering, shifted global market shares away from dominant Western suppliers and...
Energy storage enabling technologies revenues expected to total nearly US$75 billion from 2015-2024, says firm
Jul 16, 14:23
The three main components of the energy storage enabling technologies (ESET) value chain are, Broadly speaking, hardware, software, and services, which together ensure the intelligence, durability, and profitability of energy storage systems (ESSs). Now that battery prices have responded to cost pressures,...
Darfon launches BESV electric bicycles
Jul 13, 10:31
Darfon Electronics has launched electric bicycles for sale under own brand BESV in the Europe, Japan and Taiwan markets, according to company chairman Andy Su.
Wei Chi Energy, APPSRC co-develop hybrid battery system for electric vehicles
Jul 1, 12:17
Battery maker Wei Chi Energy Technology and Advanced Propulsion and Power System Research Center (APPSRC) of Taiwan's National Cheng Kung University have co-developed a hybrid battery system consisting of hydrogen fuel cells and a lithium (Li) battery pack for use in electric vehicles, according to...
Taiwan to mothball No. 4 nuclear power plant
Jun 30, 16:14
The state-run Taiwan Power Company (Taipower) will put mothball No. 4 nuclear power plant consisting of two generators located in northeastern Taiwan for three years on July 1, according to the company.
Wind power capacity installations expected to grow 8.9% in 2015, says firm
Jun 26, 11:53
Following 2013's 20% global decrease in wind power installations, the wind energy industry saw new signs of strength in 2014. With installations growing by 42% on year in 2014, supported largely by policies in China, Germany, and the US, the market is poised for further growth in the next couple of...
ProLogium to start roll-type FLCB production in 4Q15
Jun 11, 21:59
Flexible printed circuit lithium ceramic battery (FLCB) maker ProLogium is setting up a roll-type production line for FLCBs and will bring the line into operation in the fourth quarter of 2015, according to the company.