By: Milly Lin and Ted Chen
Taipei, April 1 (CNA) Taiwan may be facing power shortages by May this year, the state-run Taiwan Power Co. (Taipower, 台電) warned Wednesday, citing problems related to an extended drought and maintenance work at the country’s nuclear power plants.
The No. 1 generator at the first nuclear power plant has been down since last December due to a component failure, and the Atomic Energy Council has not yet given approval for the generator to be put back online although it has received a report on the failure, Taipower said. [FULL STORY]