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Development of Nuclear Boiler and Pressure Vessels in Taiwan

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Energy and power needs in Taiwan are inadequate. Almost 99% of electric energy sources are heavily dependent on imports of oil, coal, and natural gas. The total power energy was 252.2 TW-hours in 2013, and the electricity generation was contributed by thermal power of 63.4%, nuclear power of 16.5%, co-generation of 15.9%, hydropower of 3.4%, and renewable energy of 0.8%. Within the thermal power of 63.4%, coal generated 34.4%, liquid natural gas 26.9%, and oil 2.1%. Contribution by coal power generation is large. Renewable generations of 0.8% consisted of wind and solar, which are small. However, the renewable generations, which were almost zero in 2000, increased drastically in 2013. Particularly, wind power has considerably developed.

15.1Introduction
15.2Role of Regulatory Authority
15.3Seismic Design
15.4Pressure Boundary Integrity
15.5Power Uprate and License Renewal
15.6Radioactive Waste Management of NPPs
15.7Pressure Vessel Codes of Chinese National Standards (CNS)
15.8Acknowledgments
15.9References

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