Taiwan’s power supply expected to stabilize next week

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2017/08/11
By: Lin Meng-ju and Y.F. Low

Taipei, Aug. 11 (CNA) Taiwan’s power supply is expected to gradually stabilize next

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week when the independent power producer Ho-Ping Power Co. resumes operations, a Ministry of Economic Affairs official said Friday.

With the repair work on a damaged Ho-Ping Power transmission tower in Hualien proceeding smoothly, it will be able to run at half capacity from Monday, supplying 650,000 kilowatts of electricity per day, according to Lee Chun-li (李君禮), deputy chief of the MOEA’s Bureau of Energy.

By Aug. 18, the tower should be at full capacity again, supplying 1.3 million kW per day, Lee said.

As a result, the alert levels for Taiwan’s power supply will be lowered next week to an orange or yellow light, he said.    [FULL  STORY]

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