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Taiwan to build 3.8 GW of offshore wind capacity

Taiwan is pursuing a plan to build 3.8 GW of offshore wind capacity in a bid to replace nuclear power
By Staff reporter 11 May 2018 0 30830

Taiwan is pursuing a plan to build 3.8 GW of offshore wind capacity in a bid to replace nuclear power, according to the Offshore Wind Journal.

President Tsai Ing-Wen has proposed ending her country’s dependence on nuclear power by 2025, by which time the government is aiming for an energy mix of 50% gas, 30% coal and 20% renewables.

The country announced the results of its first ever large-scale auction for offshore wind last month. The successful bidders were Ørsted, Northland...