Taipower to take measures to assure steady power supply this summer

Taiwan News
Date: 2016-02-21
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]

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