Operation of Taiwan’s nuclear reactors
|Unit name||Capacity||Licensed until||Current status|
|Chinshan unit 1||636 MWh||2018||Offline|
|Chinshan unit 2||636 MWh||2019||Online|
|Kuosheng unit 1||985 MWh||2021||Offline|
|Kuosheng unit 2||985 MWh||2023||Offline|
|Maanshan unit 1||951 MWh||2024||Online|
|Maanshan unit 2||951 MWh||2025||Offline|
Two-thirds of Taiwan’s nuclear reactors are offline, causing nuclear power’s share of the country’s energy mix to fall below 5%. This has left Taiwan depending on fossil fuels for more than 90% of its power over recent months. Thermal power plants have been used to replace the nuclear baseload, which...
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