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Taiwan turns to nuclear due to TSMC energy needs?

Taiwan is considering revising nuclear power rules driven by TSMC’s significant energy needs, as the new economy minister J.W. Kuo sees it as clean energy. TSMC is indeed the biggest consumer of the country as continued energy is vital for chip manufacturing.

Our comment :

After the Fukushima disaster, Taiwan’s 2017 Nuclear-Free Homeland Policy aims for a nuclear-free Taiwan by 2025. While stopping the phase-out and maintaining existing capacity is an option, transitioning to Small Modular Reactors could meet energy needs while reducing risks.
Regis Hamelin, CTO and deep tech expert

Taiwan turns to nuclear due to TSMC energy needs?

Taiwan is considering revising nuclear power rules driven by TSMC’s significant energy needs, as the new economy minister J.W. Kuo sees it as clean energy. TSMC is indeed the biggest consumer of the country as continued energy is vital for chip manufacturing.

BLUMORPHO comment :

After the Fukushima disaster, Taiwan’s 2017 Nuclear-Free Homeland Policy aims for a nuclear-free Taiwan by 2025. While stopping the phase-out and maintaining existing capacity is an option, transitioning to Small Modular Reactors could meet energy needs while reducing risks.
Regis Hamelin, CTO and deep tech expert

Taiwan turns to nuclear due to TSMC energy needs?

Taiwan is considering revising nuclear power rules driven by TSMC’s significant energy needs, as the new economy minister J.W. Kuo sees it as clean energy. TSMC is indeed the biggest consumer of the country as continued energy is vital for chip manufacturing.

BLUMORPHO comment :

After the Fukushima disaster, Taiwan’s 2017 Nuclear-Free Homeland Policy aims for a nuclear-free Taiwan by 2025. While stopping the phase-out and maintaining existing capacity is an option, transitioning to Small Modular Reactors could meet energy needs while reducing risks.
Regis Hamelin, CTO and deep tech expert

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