Taiwan Clean Energy Project

The Taiwan Clean Energy Project is an endeavour to track the contribution of low-carbon energy sources to Taiwan's overall energy generation mix. Data for this project is sourced from publicly available datasets.

Latest Data

February 2021

The data below shows the energy generated using low-carbon energy sources as a percentage of total energy production. Why this energy mix? Read the FAQ.

Total Clean Energy Generation

17.99%

▲ 1.24% v. Feb. 2020

Wind

0.88%

▼ 0.06% v. Feb. 2020

Solar photovoltaic

2.11%

▼ 0.04% v. Feb. 2020

Hydroelectric

0.95%

▼ 0.23% v. Feb. 2020

Nuclear

14.05%

▲ 1.57% v. Feb. 2020
Historical data.

The data below shows the energy generated using only renewable energy sources as a percentage of total energy production.

Total Renewable Energy Generation

5.59%

▼ 0.23% v. Feb. 2020

Wind

0.88%

▼ 0.06% v. Feb. 2020

Solar photovoltaic

2.11%

▼ 0.04% v. Feb. 2020

Hydroelectric

0.95%

▼ 0.23% v. Feb. 2020

Biomass

0.07%

▲ 0.01% v. Feb. 2020

Waste

1.58%

▲ 0.09% v. Feb. 2020
Historical data.

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News & articles

A collection of news articles & blog posts in English/Chinese about the situation in Taiwan.

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March 28, 2021 | focustaiwan.tw Taiwan saves record amount of power during Earth Hour
March 25, 2021 | taipeitimes.com New biogas plant to tackle energy, pollution problems
March 18, 2021 | renews.biz Orsted kicks off Greater Changhua 1&2a construction
March 10, 2021 | globenewswire.com Nocera, Inc. to co-develop 60 hectares of Green Energy Industrial Park of Taixi Township in support of Taiwan Government’s Green Energy Policy
March 10, 2021 | taiwannews.com.tw NEFIN Group, a major Asian carbon neutral solutions provider continues to grow in Taiwan

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