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Reforming Taiwan's energy sector: policy paralysis and blackouts


Reforming Taiwan's energy sector: policy paralysis and blackouts

Report summary

Taiwan’s power sector is operating in survival mode. Recent power reserve margins have been extremely low and are expected to worsen further going into 2015. Rolling blackouts are now a distinct possibility. Critical longer-term issues need to be resolved, including the introduction of cost reflective prices, liberalisation of fuel imports and binding decisions on the role for nuclear power.

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  • Introduction
  • Blackouts expected in 2015
  • Distorted prices at the heart of the power crisis
  • Nuclear uncertainty continues to hinder decision making
  • No direction on future fuel mix: coal vs LNG
  • Prospects for reform
  • Conclusion

In this report there are 4 tables or charts, including:

  • Introduction
  • Blackouts expected in 2015
  • Distorted prices at the heart of the power crisis
    • Average power tariffs in Northeast Asia
    • Capacity additions vs peak reserve margins
  • Nuclear uncertainty continues to hinder decision making
  • No direction on future fuel mix: coal vs LNG
    • Range of potential LNG use
    • Range of potential coal use
  • Prospects for reform
  • Conclusion
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