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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: February, 2014
Format: 2 files (PDF report, Excel file)
Pages: 14 (Report only)
Delivery: Immediate by e-mail


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 2012 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.

    Taiwan's energy policy is focused on sustainable development. Its core principle is to balance energy security, environmental protection and the...

  • Energy Companies


    The LNG market is open.

    Several companies are present in the gas market, including CPC, Tun Ting Gas Corporation, a subsidiary of Tuntex for the supply of gas, or Taipei City Gas for its distribution.

    In December 2009 CPC acquired a 5% stake in Train 5 of the LNG complex at Ras...

  • Energy Supply


    Taiwan's energy resources are limited, with its total energy fossil production (oil, gas and coal) representing 2% of primary consumption.

  • Energy Prices


    Taipower's average cost of generating electricity was US$9.3c/kWh per kWh in 2012.

    The price of electricity for the industrial sector is nearly 10% lower than for households, at US$9.3c/kWh and US$10.0c/kWh, respectively (2012). These rates are among the lowest in East Asia.

  • Energy Consumption

    The country's total consumption per capita reaches 4.7 toe, which is more than 40% higher than the European average. Electricity consumption per capita is 9 600 kWh, and is increasing rapidly (7 400 kWh in 2000).

    In 2011, coal became the country's main energy source, reaching 39% of total...

  • Issues & Prospects


    MOEA plans to increase the deployment of LNG up to 16 Mt in 2020, and 20 Mt in 2025 (9 Mt in 2009).

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In the Taiwan market report you will find the graphs mentioned below:

  • Graph 1: Installed Electric Capacity by Source (2012, %)
  • Graph 2: Power Generation by Source (2012, %)
  • Graph 3: Consumption trends by Energy Source (Mtoe)
  • Graph 4: Total Consumption Market Share by Energy Source (2012, %)
  • Graph 5: Final Consumption Market Share by Sector (2012, %)
  • Graph 6: Primary Consumption since 1970

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.

2012 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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