By: Central News Agency
Taiwan Power Company (Taipower) said Sunday that the nation will still have an electricity reserve margin of 12.5 percent to maintain a stable power supply, after Unit 1 of the Linkou Thermal Power Plant in New Taipei begins commercial operation this summer as expected.
Taipower was responding to media reports that Taiwan may face a high risk of power outages this summer due to the postponement of two power-plant projects.
The annual power reserve capacity margin refers to a utility’s capacity to generate more energy than the total power system normally requires. [FULL STORY]