Pipelines, Storage & Power

Taiwan planning massive gas-to-power expansion

Taiwan plans to build a large number of new gas-fired power plants to meet the country’s demand for power when its nuclear plants are taken offline by 2025.
By Staff reporter 17 May 2017 0 25945

Taiwan plans to build a large number of new gas-fired power plants to meet the country’s demand for power when its nuclear plants are taken offline by 2025, according to Taiwan News.

The gas plants will also act as a back-up for renewables, which are expected to provide around 20% of the country’s power by 2025. Taiwan will need to boost its renewables capacity from 4.72 GW in 2016 to 27.42 GW by 2025 to do so.

Gas will meet around 50% of the country’s...