The problem of possible electricity shortage has been raised in Taiwan recently and the plan to construct a coal-fired plant has received some criticism. Mr.Albin Mauritz, the director of Austrian Office Taipei said Austria has banned the use of nuclear power plants, adding that the referendum to abolish nuclear power was passed in 1978.
Austria has turned to renewable energy and now around 70% of the country is powered by renewable energy especially wind energy and hydropower. Austria is the leading country in Europe when it comes to using hydropower.
What can Taiwan learn from Austria? Mr.Albin Mauritz, the director of Austrian Office Taipei shares with us his views on renewable energy development in Austria.