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Taiwan Power Company

Taiwan Power Company
台灣電力公司[1]
Type 96.92% government, 3.08% public
Industry Electric power
Founded 1 May 1946
Headquarters Taipei City, Republic of China
Area served Taiwan, Penghu, Kinmen, Lienchiang
Key people Hwang Jung-chiou (Chairman)
Chu Wen-chen (President)[2]
Chen Pu-tsan (Vice President)[3]
Revenue NT$ 547,164 million (2012)[4]
Total assets NT$ 1,624,314 million (2012)
Total equity NT$ 282,642 million (2012)
Employees 27,261 (2012)
Parent Ministry of Economic Affairs
Website taipower.com.tw

The Taiwan Power Company (Taipower; Chinese: 台灣電力公司; pinyin: Táiwān Diànlì Gōngsī) is a state-owned electric power utility providing electric power to Taiwan and off-shore islands of Republic of China.

History

Taipower was established on 1 May 1946. In 1994 a measure which allowed independent power producers (IPP's) to provide up to 20 percent of Taiwan's electricity should have ended the monopoly.[5] Since 1 October 2012, Taipower allied with Taiwan Water Corporation to provide cross-agency integrated service called Water and Power Associated Service as an integrated water and power services that accepts summary transactions between the two utilities. On 11 October 2012, the Economics Committee of the Legislative Yuan cut Taipower's budget for power purchases from IPP.[6]

Organization chart

Department of Maintenance
Taiwan Power Research Institute
  • Committees
  • Secretariat
  • Department of Corporate Planning
  • Department of Generation
  • Department of Power Supply
  • Department of System Operations
  • Department of Business
  • Department of Fuels
  • Department of Materials
  • Department of Finance
  • Department of Power Development
  • Department of System Planning
  • Department of Construction
  • Department of Information Management
  • Department of Nuclear Generation
  • Department of Nuclear Safety
  • Department of Nuclear Engineering
  • Department of Environmental Protection
  • Department of Public Relations
  • Department of Industrial Safety and Health
  • New Business Development Office
  • Department of Accounting
  • Department of Human Resources
  • Department of Civil Service Ethics
  • Legal Affairs Office
  • Department of Nuclear and Fossil Power Projects
  • Department of Transmission Line and Substation Projects
  • Department of Renewable Energy
  • Department of Maintenance
  • Department of Telecommunications
  • Department of Nuclear Back-end Management
  • Taiwan Power Research Institute[7]

See also

References

  1. ^ http://info.taipower.com.tw/TaipowerWeb//upload/files/4/2012e-all.pdf
  2. ^ "Chu Wen-chen takes Taipower helm". Taipei Times. 2014-05-03. Retrieved 2014-05-10. 
  3. ^ "Fukushima disaster could not happen here: officials". Taipei Times. 2014-05-03. Retrieved 2014-05-10. 
  4. ^ http://www.taipower.com.tw/e_content/content/report/..%5C..%5C..%5CUpFile%5CCompanyENFile%5C2013Taipower_English_EBook.pdf
  5. ^ "Taiwan, Electric Power". Energy Information Administration (EIA). August 19, 2005. Retrieved 2006-12-13. 
  6. ^ http://www.taipower.com.tw/e_content/content/report/..%5C..%5C..%5CUpFile%5CCompanyENFile%5C2013Taipower_English_EBook.pdf
  7. ^ http://www.taipower.com.tw/UpFile/AboutUsENFile/2011_org.pdf

External links

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