Powerhouse: Clean Energy Transitions in the Indo-Pacific

The Interpreter

Energy security is shifting to new interdependencies based on alternate fuels and rare earths.


Govt Sidesteps Energy Referendums as Pro-Nuclear Group Mulls Further Action

Cat Thomas

Flush from referendum success, a pro-nuclear group is suggesting a further plebiscite on restarting construction of the fourth nuclear power plant if the government doesn't adjust its energy policy of its own accord.


Taiwanese Companies Commit to 100% Renewables, Despite a Dirty Grid

Nate Maynard

The first of what might eventually be a flood of Taiwanese companies have committed to sourcing 100 percent of their energy from renewable sources.


OPINION: UK's Civil Nuclear Obsession Has Military Roots

Ahead of Taiwan's referendum on its nuclear program, the UK provides an abject lesson in nuclear policy making.


OPINION: Laos Dam Disaster Offers Chance to Reassess Renewables Plan

The Third Pole

The decision to suspend hydropower projects offers Laos a chance to work with international partners and switch to less environmentally impactful renewables.

Green Power Energy Moon Rise behind the San Gorgonio Pass Wind Farm

Book Review: Fact and Fiction in Global Energy Policy: 15 Contentious Questions

Robert Falkner

In Fact and Fiction in Global Energy Policy: 15 Contentious Questions, Benjamin J. Sovacool, Marilyn A. Brown and Scott V. Valentine provide an essential guide to the international debate on how to create a more sustainable energy system by probing into some of the key areas of contention. Dr. Robert Falkner highly recommends this volume as a tour de force that will be of utility to students, researchers and practitioners seeking to better understand global energy policy.

A Taiwanese boy wears a slogan reading "Stop the 4th Nuclear Power Plant. Give Power Back to People," during a protest against the construction of Taiwan's fourth nuclear power plant to be completed i

FEATURE: An Early Nuclear-Free Homeland

Timothy Ferry

With both nuclear power plants in northern Taiwan soon to shut down, a significant gap in power supply is looming.


FEATURE: Taiwan’s 'Energiewende' – Developing Renewable Energy

Timothy Ferry

Massive investment in solar and wind power will be needed if Taiwan is to phase out nuclear energy at the same time as meeting its carbon abatement commitments.

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