Taiwan Power puts in operation 5.92 MW solar plant - report
Oct 3, 2011 - State-owned electric utility Taiwan Power Co has put in operation a 5.92 MW solar power plant in the southwestern part of the country, news portal Taiwan Today reports citing unnamed officials from Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs.
The TWD-640-million (USD 20.9m/EUR 15.7m) solar plant was opened on October 1, after an 18-month construction period. The facility includes 16,000 solar panels, which are expected to produce enough electricity to supply 1,600 homes and save 3,623 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions a year, according to the ministry officials.
The solar plant is largest one in the country for now and will help Taiwan Power achieve its target of installing 10 MW of solar power capacity by the end of the year, the website added, citing the officials.