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: Offshore Wind Power Consortium Kicks Off in Kaohsiung

Aiming to further explore the development of offshore wind power in Taiwan, a Marine Team alliance was formed in Kaohsiung, Taiwan Today has reported. The establishment of the engineering team has represented Taiwan’s continuing efforts to explore the potential of green power. The Team, led by shipbuilder CSBC Corporation, includes Industrial Technology Research Institute, Taiwan Power…