News: Taipei Turning Landfill Site to Solar Power Plant

Taipei City Government recently announced launch of its first solar plant project, furthering its efforts to increase use of renewable energy, Focus Taiwan has reported.

The solar power plant, built on a former landfill site, was expected to be completed by the end of 2016, generating up to 2 million kilowatt-hours (kWh) of electricity per year.

The project was part of Taipei’s efforts to increase application of renewable energy. Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je noted that Taipei is aiming to raise the ratio of renewable energy in its power generation mix to 10% by 2025. Other promotion measures will include using public land to establish solar power systems and offering incentives to private sector.

Source: Focus Taiwan


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