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Taiwan’s Energy Challenge: Meeting the Needs to Power Growth

Supply not being to keep up with the ever-increasing energy needs of Taiwan was made all too clear this summer as the island faced a blackout. Facing a dearth of energy sources within its own boundaries, Taipei will need to introduce major changes in how it secures and distributes power. Join us for a discussion on the political and social, as well as economic ramifications of the options Taipei has to meet its expansive energy needs, and how its decisions may impact Taiwan’s foreign policy.

Date & Time

Jan. 9, 2018
10:00am – 11:00am

Location

5th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center
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Taiwan’s Energy Challenge: Meeting the Needs to Power Growth

Supply not being to keep up with the ever-increasing energy needs of Taiwan was made all too clear this summer as the island faced a blackout. Facing a dearth of energy sources within its own boundaries, Taipei will need to introduce major changes in how it secures and distributes power. Join us for a discussion on the political and social, as well as economic ramifications of the options Taipei has to meet its expansive energy needs, and how its decisions may impact Taiwan’s foreign policy.


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Asia Program

The Asia Program promotes policy debate and intellectual discussions on U.S. interests in the Asia-Pacific as well as political, economic, security, and social issues relating to the world’s most populous and economically dynamic region.   Read more

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