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2018/11/26 | Cat Thomas
Govt Sidesteps Energy Referendums as Pro-Nuclear Group Mulls Further Action
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.
2018/11/22 | Nate Maynard
Taiwanese Companies Commit to 100% Renewables, Despite a Dirty Grid
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.
2018/08/17 | The Third Pole
OPINION: Laos Dam Disaster Offers Chance to Reassess Renewables Plan
The decision to suspend hydropower projects offers Laos a chance to work with international partners and switch to less environmentally impactful renewables.
2017/03/17 | Robert Falkner
Book Review: Fact and Fiction in Global Energy Policy: 15 Contentious Questions
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.
2016/10/26 | Timothy Ferry
FEATURE: An Early Nuclear-Free Homeland
With both nuclear power plants in northern Taiwan soon to shut down, a significant gap in power supply is looming.
2016/10/22 | Timothy Ferry
FEATURE: Taiwan’s 'Energiewende' – Developing Renewable Energy
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.