News: Commercial Use Plastic Bags to Be Further Limited in Taiwan

The Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) has announced that seven more types of commercial establishments, including drugstores, tea shops and bakeries, will be regulated not to offer free plastic bags to customers, according a news report by the Public Television. In 2002, the EPA implemented regulations that limit the use of plastic bags in places such as convenience…

News: Taiwan Electricity Act Draft Amendments Set to Transform Domestic Energy Industry

To further the progress of green energy utilization in Taiwan, the Executive Yuan recently completed review of the draft  amendments to the Electricity Act, stating that current plans call for the Act to be amended in two  stages. The first-stage amendments will focus on diversifying energy supplies by opening up the market for renewable energy. The first-stage…

News: Research Shows Robust Growth in US PV Market in Q3 2016

Boosted by the completion of large-scale utility PV projects, the US PV market has experienced robust growth in overall installation capacity in the third quarter. According the latest report released by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and GTM Research, the country installed 4,143 MW of solar PV in the past quarter, increasing by 191% year-on-year. GTM Research forecasts that 14.1…