Electricity Act ( 2017 )

This Act aims at developing and better managing the national electric power resources, regulating electricity supply, facilitating the transformation of energy production, reducing carbon emissions, promoting a diverse energy supply, fair competition and reasonable business practice, protecting the interest of the users, and improving the welfare of the society, so as to fulfil sustainable development.…read more

Greenhouse Gas Reduction and Management Act ( 2015 / Mitigation and adaptation Framework )

This Act establishes strategies to reduce and manage greenhouse gas emissions, strengthen environmental justice, and address shared the issues of responsibility of environmental protection and national development. Article 5.3) states that to respond to the impact of climate change, under the principle of equality and social welfare promotion, the government should implement tax mechanisms on…read more

Renewable Energy Development Act ( 2008 )

This Act aims at encouraging renewable energy use, promoting energy diversification, improving environmental quality, assisting relevant industries and enhancing sustainable development in Taiwan. The Ministry of Economic Affairs details a yearly formula for calculating feed-in tariffs for renewables.…read more

Strategic Framework on Climate Change Adaptation ( 2012 )

The Framework was released by the Council for Economic Planning and Development, which was was merged in 2014 with the Research, Development and Evaluation Commission to form the National Development Council. The document assesses the future potential impacts of climate change in Taiwan. It details adaptation strategies to review periodically and address via action plans. The framework…read more

Strategic Framework for Sustainable Energy Policy ( 2008 )

The Strategic Framework aims at making Taiwan's energy sector 1) highly efficient, 2) high value-added in energy consumption, 3) low-carbon and 4) less dependent from imported fossil fuels and other energy sources.…read more

Economy-wide

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.

Promote public emission reduction movement, encourage the public to reduce 1 kg of CO2 foot-print per day

Economy Wide | Fixed Level Target | Target year: N/A | Base year: 2008 | Source(s): Strategic ... (2008 / Executive)

Reduce CO2 emissions, so that total emission could return to its 2008 level between 2016 ~ 2020, and further reduced to the 2000 level in 2025

Economy Wide | Trajectory Target | Target year: 2025 | Base year: 2008 | Source(s): Strategic ... (2008 / Executive)

Long-term national GHG emission reduction goal shall be to reduce GHG emissions to no more than 50% of 2005 GHG emission by 2050

Economy Wide | Trajectory Target | Target year: 2050 | Base year: 2005 | Source(s): Greenhouse... (2015 / Legislative)

Energy

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.

The rewardable gross capacity of renewable energy is 6.5 million kilowatts to 10 million kilowatts of gross installed capacity by 2029. Upon the rewardable gross installed capacity reaching 5 million kilowatts, the central competent authority shall review the target.

Renewable Energy | Fixed Level Target | Target year: 2029 | Base year: 2009 | Source(s): Renewable ... (2008 / Legislative)

Renewable energy share in the electricity system 8% by 2025

Renewable Energy | Trajectory Target | Target year: 2025 | Base year: 2008 | Source(s): Strategic ... (2008 / Executive)

Improve energy efficiency by more than 2% per annum, so that when compared with the level in 2005, energy intensity will decrease 20% by 2015 against a 2008 baseline

Energy Intensity | Intensity Target | Target year: 2015 | Base year: 2008 | Source(s): Strategic ... (2008 / Executive)

Supplemented by further technological breakthroughs and proper administrative measures, energy intensity will decrease 50% by 2025 against a 2008 baseline

Energy Intensity | Intensity Target | Target year: 2025 | Base year: 2008 | Source(s): Strategic ... (2008 / Executive)

Increase the utilization of low carbon natural gas, therefore it could account for more than 25% of power generated by 2025 against a 2008 baseline

Fuels | Trajectory Target | Target year: 2025 | Base year: 2008 | Source(s): Strategic ... (2008 / Executive)

Increase the share of low carbon energy in electricity generation systems from the current 40% to 55% by 2025 against a 2008 baseline

Renewable Energy | Fixed Level Target | Target year: 2025 | Base year: 2008 | Source(s): Strategic ... (2008 / Executive)

Urban

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.

Raise appliance efficiency standards by 10% to 70% by 2011 against a 2008 baseline, and further raise the efficiency standards by 2015

Energy Efficiency | Base Year Target | Target year: 2015 | Base year: 2008 | Source(s): Strategic ... (2008 / Executive)

Reduce the energy use of governmental agencies and schools by 7% by 2015 against a 2008 baseline

Energy Efficiency | Base Year Target | Target year: 2015 | Base year: 2008 | Source(s): Strategic ... (2008 / Executive)

Industry

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.

Reform the industrial sector towards a high value-added and low energy intensive structure, so that its carbon intensity could reduce more than 30% by 2025 against a 2008 baseline

Energy Intensity | Intensity Target | Target year: 2025 | Base year: 2008 | Source(s): Strategic ... (2008 / Executive)

Transportation

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.

Raise the fuel efficiency standard for private vehicles by 25% by 2015 against a 2008 baseline

Fuel Efficiency | Fixed Level Target | Target year: 2015 | Base year: 2008 | Source(s): Strategic ... (2008 / Executive)

Agriculture

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Buildings

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Coastal Zones

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Cross-Cutting Area

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Disaster Risk Management (DRM)

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Environment

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Health

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

LULUCF

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Social Development

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Tourism

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Waste

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Water

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.
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Last modified 15 March, 2018