To achieve net-zero emissions by 2050, the National Development Council has set a goal of an electricity mix where renewables will account for 70%, a significant increase from the 5.5% it represented in 2020. For Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), this ambitious goal is a welcomed development, as the pioneering fund management enterprise aims to deploy…

Taiwan’s aspirations to become an island powered by green energy heavily depend on the efforts of wind power developers. And although the bustling industry now consists of many local and international firms, the first company to accelerate the island’s wind power transformation was Swancor Renewable Energy (SRE), a leading offshore wind developer. SRE has been…

For many international investors, Taiwan represents something of a ground zero for renewable energy development. In fact, the seed of this market has been germinating for over two decades in Taiwan, and it now represents a multi-billion-dollar industry. Among the pioneers of Taiwan’s renewable energy renaissance is German developer wpd, who had entered Taiwan’s market…

By Courtney Donovan Smith Taishang Factories Disrupted by COVID-19 Taiwanese manufacturers in China, particularly those based in Shanghai and neighboring Kunshan, have suffered plant closures and supply chain issues due to China’s “dynamic zero-COVID” policies and the extended lockdown of the Shanghai region, widespread disruptions to trucking within China, and delays at the port of…

A weekly snapshot of Taiwan business news stories brought to you by CommonWealth and AmCham Taiwan’s TOPICS First Commercial Geothermal Plant Goes Online The Cingshuei Geothermal Power Plant, Taiwan’s first commercial geothermal power-producing facility, began operations on November 23. The plant’s most significant feature is its ability to produce a 24-hour supply of renewable energy….