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[Event Report] ECCT LCI Visit to Taipower Company Chairman Yang Wei-fuu 拜會台灣電力公司楊偉甫董事長

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On 28 Jan. 2021, CEO Freddie Höglund led an #ECCT #LCI delegation to meet with Taiwan Power Company #Taipower, including Chairman Yang Wei-fuu 楊偉甫董事長, General Manager Chung Bin-li 鍾炳利總經理, and 10 executive directors from the company.

Among other subjects discussed were Taipower's SDG goals, Taipower's role in Taiwan’s renewable electricity trading market, and collaboration with the ECCT’s Low Carbon Initiative (LCI) on new energy technology and infrastructure development.  Participants from the Taipower and ECCT LCI described the meeting as productive, as it resulted in commitments to collaborate in a number of activities over the next few months.

The LCI have discussing several collaboration projects between the LCI and Taipower.  All the collaboration projects are confirmed, and one of them is the "Taipower-LCI Workshop on offshore wind, green hydrogen, and circular economy,"  listed as follows:

1. offshore wind, smart grid, infrastructure, and turbine technology

2. green hydrogen, energy storage, and mobility applications

3. circular economy on turbine blades and PV panel recycling

Workshop period: April 2021 - Dec. 2022
Venue: Taipower headquaters
Speakers: LCI members and partners

                                                                    Mr. Yang Wei-fuu, Chairman of Taipower Company

                                                               Mr. Chung Bin-li, General Manager of Taipower Company

                                          Mr. Giuseppe Izzo, MD, Taiwan & VP, Asia Pacific Region of STMicroelectronics Ltd.

                                                                               Mr. Freddie Höglund, ECCT CEO

From left to right: Mr. Chung Nien-mien, GM of Taipower Research Institute / Mr. Tsay Ing-sheng, Director of Taipower of Department of Renewable Energy / Mr. Eric Yu, GM & Global VP of Signify /  Ms. Jennifer Wang, MD of TÜV Rheinland / Mr. Olivier Blachier, President of Air Liquide Far Eastern