Peak power use on Friday second highest of 2017: Taipower

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2017/05/12
By: Huang Li-yun and Lee Hsin-Yin

Taipei, May 12 (CNA) Power consumption peaked at 32.806 million kilowatts on Friday, the second-highest level seen in Taiwan so far this year as high temperatures engulfed the country, according to state-run Taiwan Power Company (Taipower).

Peak consumption was reached at 1:59 p.m., when the operating reserve margin fell to 4.08 percent, flashing an orange warning light that indicated a tight power supply, the company said.

It was the second-highest peak electricity usage in Taiwan so far this year, after reaching 33.011 million kilowatts the previous day, it said.    [FULL  STORY]

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