This is despite PV and wind power hiking almost 50% and 17.16% respectively.
Taiwan generated 12.45 billion kWh of renewable energy in 2017, a 2.16% drop year on year, according to the country's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA).
PV power hiked 49.47% whilst onshore and offshore wind power ballooned 17.16%. Hydraulic power dropped 17.22% as rainfall hit lower-than-average figures.
Biomass-generated power on the other hand also dipped 8.91%.
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