Taipower ensures sufficient supply as power use soars

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2017/05/11
By: Huang Li-yun, Huang Ya-chuan and Evelyn Kao

Taipei, May 11 (CNA) With power consumption on Thursday soaring to a record high

(CNA file photo)

for the year as a result of high temperatures around the island, state-owned Taiwan Power Company (Taipower) took action to ensure adequate power supply over the next two months.

On Thursday, daytime highs reached above 31 degrees in many parts of the country, with the temperature in Taipei surging to 35 degrees at 11:36 a.m.

Power consumption on Thursday peaked at 33.01 million kilowatts (KW) at 2:01 p.m., with operating reserves at 6.01 percent flashing a yellow warning light indicating a tight power supply, according to Taipower.   [FULL  STORY

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

I accept the Privacy Policy

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.