Subscribe for 12 months with recurring billing - $199

Buy 12 months of subscription time - $199

 

Search Uranium Stocks
Uranium Price
Our RSS Feed

Uranium Updates

Enter your email address:

Follow Us on Twitter
« Stanford scholars make the case for continued nuclear investment in their new book | Main | Nuclear Power’s Woes Imperil U.S. National Security, Moniz Says »
Sunday
Aug202017

Taiwan blackouts cast long shadow over leader’s plans for nuclear-free future

The island’s worst ever power outages have left many voters and business leaders questioning President Tsai Ing-wen’s green energy drive

Taiwan suffered its worst ever power outage earlier this week, with close to 7 million households in 17 cities and counties being left in the dark for up to five hours.

The August 15 incident has not only exposed how vulnerable the government’s current energy policies are, but also prompted public questioning of the beautiful, nuclear-free future promised by President Tsai Ing-wen as well as her ability to run the island.

The incident took place on Tuesday at around 4.50pm when an operational error by government-owned CPC Corporation caused power generation at the gas-fuelled Datan plant in Taoyuan, northern Taiwan to be temporarily interrupted. The result was a total shortfall of 4.65 million kilowatts all over the island.

The authorities were inundated by criticism with Economic Affairs Minister Lee Chih-kung and CPC Chairman Chen Chin-te both resigning.

President Tsai also apologised to the public, promising to review the situation and act to ensure steady power supplies in future.

read more.....

If you would like to know which stocks we are buying and selling please join us atStock Trader our premium investment service.

Subscribe for 12 months with recurring billing - $199

Buy 12 months of subscription time - $199

If you are new to investment in the precious metals sector then you can subscribe of our FREE newsletters regarding gold stockssilver stocks and uranium stocks, just click on the links and enter your email address and we will email you our articles along with other interesting posts.

Please remember to check your spam folder once you have subscribed to ensure that our verification email has not gone astray and you are getting our emails.

 

 

 


 

Winners of the GoldDrivers Stock Picking Competition 2007 

 

 

 Follow us on TWITTER @goldprices

 

 


PrintView Printer Friendly Version

EmailEmail Article to Friend

Reader Comments

There are no comments for this journal entry. To create a new comment, use the form below.

PostPost a New Comment

Enter your information below to add a new comment.
Author Email (optional):
Author URL (optional):
Post:
 
Some HTML allowed: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <code> <em> <i> <strike> <strong>