2018-01-10

Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs Expects the Domestic Green Energy Sector to Generate 32,000 New Jobs

To dispel skepticisms on the “5+2 Innovative Industries” strategy (also known as the “5+2 Plan”) and the latest renewable energy initiatives, Taiwan’s Bureau of Energy (BOE) released a press release on 7 Ja.. more
2018-01-10

MGC to Develop Key Materials for All Solid-State Batteries

The Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun reported on January 5 that Mitsubishi Gas Chemical (MGC) has planned to develop solid-state electrolyte, the key material of all solid-state battery, before the end of 2020. MGC will cooperate with a lot of c.. more
2018-01-10

Will Energy Transition Raise Electricity Rates in Taiwan?

Taiwan’s government is actively promoting energy transition. Will this policy intensify power supply and move up electricity rates? The Bureau of Energy from Ministry of Economic Affairs (BOE, MOEA) recently expressed that it has .. more
2018-01-09

Smart Cars Will Account for Half of New Electric Cars in China by 2020: Plan

China has formulated an ambitious smart-car development plan, aiming to have such cars account for half of new electric cars by 2020, according to "innovative development strategy for smart car" unveiled by the National Development an.. more
2018-01-09

British Scientists Transform Cyanobacteria into iPad-Size Bio-Solar Cells

Cyanobacteria, which changed the Earth's atmosphere from one that is oxygen-deprived to oxygen-rich, have recently been copied and produced as a micro-scale biological solar cell by British scientists. The size of the cell is similar to th.. more
2018-01-09

Shenzhen Completes Electrifying Its Entire Bus Fleet and Aims to Do the Same for Local Taxis by 2020

All 16,359 buses in the Chinese city Shenzhen now run on electricity. The ambitious task of totally replacing the city’s traditional fuel buses with electric ones was finally completed at the start of 2018. There were already 14,000 electri.. more
2018-01-09

China’s Market-Based Electricity Trading Program for Distributed Generation Projects Will Begin by the End of June 2018 at the Latest

On 28 December 2017, China’s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) and National Energy Administration (NEA) together published a supplementary notice on the pilot program for the market-based trading of electricity produced by distributed ge.. more