Mishap Triggers Taiwan Blackout as Power Policies Draw Scrutiny

A blackout caused by a blunder at Taiwan’s biggest gas-fired plant is the latest challenge to an electricity grid recently pushed to its limit and to President Tsai Ing-wen’s efforts to reshape the island’s power mix. A combination of unusually hot ... ( read original story ...)

Official resigns after power outage affects millions in Taiwan

TAIPEI, Taiwan - Taiwan's economy minister has resigned after a generator failure at a power plant caused a massive blackout that affected millions of households across the island during sweltering heat. The power outage plunged traffic, shopping malls and ... ( read original story ...)

Worry About This Taiwan Power Vacuum

I was having dinner with a friend in downtown Taipei on Tuesday night when the electricity went off for the second time that day. Workers accidentally shut off the supply of natural gas to a single power generator just a few hours earlier, immediately ... ( read original story ...)