Tsai ensures stable supply of electricity this summer

Radio Taiwan International
Date: 2017-03-27

President Tsai Ing-wen says the government can ensure a steady supply of electricity

President Tsai Ing-wen at the Linkou Power Plant (CNA)

this summer now that two generators at Linkou Power Plant are capable of generating power at maximum capacity.

Tsai made the assurance on Monday during an inspection tour of the coal-fired power plant in New Taipei City.

Tsai said that until green energy can meet Taiwan’s electricity needs, the expansion and renovation of coal-fired power plants must be carried out on schedule or even earlier.

Tsai said that electricity generated by natural gas will account for 50% of the total by 2025, fossil fuel 30%, and green energy 20%. She said that although fossil fuels create air pollution, the problem can be solved with the help of technology.    [FULL  STORY]

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