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Renewable Energy Development Act

legislation type Legislative
Passed in 2009
This Act aims at encouraging renewable energy use, promoting energy diversification, improving environmental quality, assisting relevant industries and enhancing sustainable development in Taiwan.

The Ministry of Economic Affairs details a yearly formula for calculating feed-in tariffs for renewables.


  • The rewardable gross capacity of renewable energy is 6.5 million kilowatts to 10 million kilowatts of gross installed capacity by 2029. Upon the rewardable gross installed capacity reaching 5 million kilowatts, the central competent authority shall review the target.
    Energy | Fixed level target | Target year: 2029 | Base year: 2009

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