480 news items tagged Alternative energy
Taipower starts using smart micro-power grid in PenghuThursday 17 May 2018
State-run Taiwan Power Company (Taipower) has inaugurated a smart micro-power grid in a township of the offshore county of Penghu.
Teco to produce generators for MVOW offshore wind turbinesWednesday 16 May 2018
Teco Electric & Machinery has disclosed it signed an MoU with Denmark-based MHI Vestas Offshore Wind (MVOW) for outsourced production of generators for use in 9.5MW offshore wind...
Taiwan picks 7 developers for 11 offshore wind farmsWednesday 2 May 2018
Taiwan has announced the selection of seven developers from nine candidates for developing 11 offshore wind farms, with total installation of 738MW scheduled for completion by the...
ITRI releases smart e-bike battery management systemThursday 19 April 2018
Taiwan's government-funded Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) has newly developed an electric bike sharing system with a distinct feature of smart battery management.
BEV, PHEV outstanding in automobile fuel economyMonday 16 April 2018
BEVs (battery electric vehicles) and PHEVs (plug-in hybrid electric vehicles) show significant performances in MPG (miles per gallon of gasoline) equivalent and energy savings.
Taiwan renewable energy generation in 2017 down 2.16% on yearMonday 16 April 2018
In Taiwan, 12.474 billion kWh of renewable energy was generated in 2017, decreasing 2.16% on year, according to the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA).
Taiwan university develops battery costing only 5% of lithium onesFriday 13 April 2018
Taiwan's National Cheng Kung University has developed an eco-friendly battery using sodium ion electrolyte as the source. The battery's non-corrosive, non-toxic and non-explosive...
EPTech begins EV pilot productionThursday 12 April 2018
Taiwan-based electric vehicle (EV) maker Electric Power Technology (EPTech) has recently begun pilot production for its new EV in China.
Swancor to procure 20 offshore wind turbines from Siemens GamesaMonday 9 April 2018
Swancor Holding has disclosed it has signed with Spain-based Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy for procuring 20 6MW offshore wind turbines and 15-year maintenance of them.
Taiwan kicks off development plans for smart green energy science cityMonday 2 April 2018
Taiwan's Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) on March 31 held a groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of Shalun Smart Green Energy Science City (SGESC) surrounding Tainan...
TGP, Marubeni to co-develop offshore wind farm in TaiwanFriday 30 March 2018
Renewable energy developer Taiwan Green Power (TGP) has disclosed it has signed a deal with Japan-based Marubeni to jointly develop an offshore wind farm to the west of Changhua County,...
Swancor, Siemens Gamesa form partnershipFriday 30 March 2018
Swancor Holding has disclosed it has signed deal with a Spain-based wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy for supplying resins and composite materials.
MHI Vestas teams up with Taiwan offshore wind power supply chainFriday 30 March 2018
Denmark-based MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has signed MOUs with four Taiwan companies in a bid to form an ecosystem supporting Taiwan's transition to clean energy.
RAC Electric Vehicles unveils low-floor electric busThursday 29 March 2018
Electric vehicle maker RAC Electric Vehicles has unveiled a new 12m-long low-floor electric bus that has obtained Taiwan's national certification.
India rising: Electric vehicles and opportunities for TaiwanWednesday 28 March 2018
The government of India launched an ambitious plan to transition to an all-electric vehicular (EV) fleet by 2030. This plan has revved up the Indian automotive industry, in line with...
Taiwan offshore wind farm projects gaining momentumMonday 26 March 2018
Taiwan has raised its offshore wind power generation target from 3.5GW to 5.5GW by 2025, with total investment estimated at about NT$962.5 billion (US$33.04 billion).
Offshore wind farm project signs with 14 Taiwan insurersWednesday 21 March 2018
Hai Long Offshore Wind Farm project, a joint venture established by Canada-based Northland Power and Singapore-based Yushan Energy for developing two offshore wind farms in Taiwan,...
Wind power training company to be formed in TaiwanFriday 16 March 2018
In line with the government policy supporting wind power, state-run Taiwan International Ports (TIPC) and five local firms will form a joint-venture company for training engineers...
Swancor aims at cumulative 2.6GW offshore wind power installation in Taiwan by 2025Tuesday 13 March 2018
Swancor Holding aims to reach cumulative installation capacity of 520MW by 2020 and 2.6GW by 2025 for offshore wind farms in the Taiwan Strait, according to company chairman and president...
52GW wind power installations added in 2017, says WWEATuesday 27 February 2018
New onshore and offshore wind turbine installations totaled 52.552GW around the world in 2017, increasing 2.24% on year and leading to a cumulative total of 539.291GW as of the end...
Wind power is practical in Taiwan, says energy authorityFriday 23 February 2018
The Bureau of Energy has dismissed skepticism about the practicality of wind power in Taiwan where capacity factor in the summer is estimated at very low levels by some critics.
Swancor, Macquarie and EnBW to jointly develop offshore wind farmsTuesday 13 February 2018
Swancor Renewable Energy and Australia-based partner Macquarie Capital have signed with Germany-based energy developer Energie Baden-Wurttemberg AG (EnBW) to jointly develop three...
TEEMA organizes alliance to explore global energy storage marketThursday 1 February 2018
Taiwan Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers' Association (TEEMA) has organized an industrial alliance to promote the development of energy storage systems in Taiwan, seeking to...
Taiwan to let foreign banks arrange financing for offshore wind farm projectsWednesday 31 January 2018
Taiwan plans to let foreign banks arrange syndicated loans for the country's offshore wind farm projects, according to deputy economics minister Kung Ming-hsin.
Taiwan to open 1st self-driving testing field in mid-2019Friday 19 January 2018
Taiwan will begin construction of its first self-driving testing field in a smart green energy science town in Tainan, southern Taiwan, in February 2018 and it will be open in mid-2019,...