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"Light breeze" - Taiwan's cautious commitment to renewable energy

Taiwan's massive energy consumption is fed largely by imported fossil fuels. Statistically the island nation is responsible for one percent of the worldwide CO2 emissions. Now Taiwan wants to break with tradition and instead use something the island has in abundance: wind.

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Climate protection has been declared a "pillar of national development” in Taiwan and the Taipei government has set an ambitious goal of installing 1,000 onshore and offshore wind turbines by 2025.

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