Taiwan to invest $22.7 billion in wind energy

The East Asian island plans to invest 684 billion New Taiwan dollars ($22.7bn) as part of the nation’s 8 year plan to boost wind generated electricity to 4,200 megawatts (MW) by 2025. Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has released the details of the country’s 8 year green energy development …

Asia’s First Hybrid Electric Ferry Sets Sail

The first hybrid electric ferry in Asia has set sail in the Taiwanese port of Kaohsiung, in the first stage of a plan to clean up the city’s marine transport sector with electric ship technology. Finnish electric shipmaker Visedo worked with Taiwan’s Ship and Ocean Industries R&D Center to retrofit …

Climate Change Will Lead to Annual Coral Bleaching, UN-Supported Study Predicts

If current trends continue and the world fails to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, nearly all of the world’s coral reefs will suffer severe bleaching – the gravest threat to one of the Earth’s most important ecosystems – on annual basis, the United Nations environment agency today reported. The finding is …