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Taiwan energy report

Taiwan energy market analysis is derived from the most recent key economic indicators, supply and demand factors, oil & gas pricing trends and major energy issues and developments surrounding the energy industry. The analysis includes a comprehensive energy market report and updated Taiwan energy market data.

Taiwan energy report
Update: July, 2019
Format: 2 files (PDF report, Excel file)
Pages: 30 (Report only)
Delivery: Immediate by e-mail


Overview

Taiwan energy market report offers an incisive and reliable overview of the energy sector in Taiwan. With a focus on oil, gas, coal and power markets, the report provides a complete picture of the country situation, dynamics, current issues and future prospects. With 2018 market data and continuous follow-up of markets news, this report brings clear and concise insights with which to tackle national energy challenges and opportunities.

  • Institutions & Energy Policy

    The Bureau of Energy (BOE) of the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) is in charge of the energy sector.

    Following the nuclear accident in Fukushima in 2011, Taiwan announced a New Energy Policy to "ensure nuclear energy security, steadily reduce nuclear energy dependence, create a friendly low-carbon green energy environment, and gradually move towards a nuclear-free homeland". The ...

  • Energy Companies

    Electricity:

    Taiwan Power Company (Taipower) is the national electricity company (96.92% state owned).

  • Energy Supply

    Resources:

    Taiwan's energy resources are limited and its energy independence rate has been declining to 9% (2018). Proven reserves amount to 2.5 mbl for crude oil, 2.8 bcm for natural gas in 2018 and 1 Mt for coal.

  • Energy Prices

    Electricity:

    Electricity prices have remained roughly stable since 2016. They were US$8.0c/kWh and US$8.8c/kWh, respectively, for the industrial and household sectors in 2018. Since 2014, the industrial-household electricity price differential has narrowed, from almost 20% less for industry in 2010 to just 5% in 2018.

    In 2015, a new price formula was implemented, which will account for various ...

  • Energy Consumption

    The country's total consumption per capita reached 4.7 toe in 2018, which is 60% higher than the European average (3 toe in 2018). Electricity consumption per capita is around 10 500 kWh.

    Total consumption has increased slightly since 2012 by 0.3%/year on average (112 Mtoe in 2018).

    Oil and coal are the country's main energy sources (38% and 37%, respectively, in 2018). Gas ...

  • Issues & Prospects

  • GENERAL OVERVIEW
  • INSTITUTIONS AND ENERGY POLICY
  • ENERGY COMPANIES
  • ENERGY SUPPLY
  • ENERGY PRICES
  • ENERGY CONSUMPTION
  • ISSUES AND PROSPECTS
  • DATA TABLES
  • ABBREVIATIONS
  • GLOSSARY
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In the Taiwan market report you will find the graphs mentioned below:

  • GRAPH 1: CO2-Energy emissions (MtCO2)
  • GRAPH 2: Installed electric capacity by source (2018, %)
  • GRAPH 3: Gross power production by source (TWh)
  • GRAPH 4: Power generation by source (2018, %)
  • GRAPH 5: Map of natural gas infrastructure
  • GRAPH 6: gasoline & diesel prices (US$/l)
  • GRAPH 7: Electricity prices for industry and households (US$c/kWh)
  • GRAPH 8: Gas prices for industry and households (US$c/kWh GCV)
  • GRAPH 9: Consumption trends by energy source (Mtoe)
  • GRAPH 10: Total consumption market share by energy (2018, %)
  • GRAPH 11: Final consumption market share by sector (2018, %)

In the Taiwan market report you will find follow tables:

  • Economic Indicators: Annual historical data including population, GNP growth, imports & exports, inflation rate, energy security and efficiency indicators, CO2 emissions.
  • Supply Indicators: Historical data including oil & gas reserves, electric & refining capacity, energy production, power production and external trade. All detailed by energy source.
  • Demand Indicators: Historical data includes consumption per inhabitant, consumption trends, total consumption by energy source, final consumption by energy source & sector, and, electricity consumption by sector.
  • Energy Balances: Unique tabular display of the overall energy industry balance per annum, also graphically displayed by energy sub-segment.

The Taiwan market data since 1990 included in the Excel file is given below.
Historical evolution allows to easily work with the data.

2018 Key Data included in the excelsheet:

  • Economic indicators: Annual historical economic indicators, energy security, energy efficiency and CO2 emissions.
  • Supply indicators: Annual historical reserves, capacity, production and external trade (imports(+) exports(-) balance).
  • Demand indicators: Annual historical consumption per capita, consumption trends, total consumption, final consumption (per energy and per sector) and electricity consumption total and per sector.
  • Energy Balance: total and per energy.
  • Taiwan Energy Prices: In addition to the analysis provided on the report we also provided a data set which includes historical details on the Taiwan energy prices for the follow items: price of premium gasoline (taxes incl.), price of diesel (taxes incl.), price of electricity in industry (taxes incl.), price of electricity for households (taxes incl.), price of natural gas in industry (taxes incl.), prices of natural gas for households (taxes incl.), spot price of Brent and CO2 emissions (from fuel combustion).


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