New Taipei City Government

Chinese Taipei
Summary
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    Population 3966818
  • km 2
    Area 2052.6
  • USD
    GDP 530 Billion
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Actions
City of New Taipei: Climate Action Plan
New Taipei City: Climate Adaptation Action Plan (August 2015)
Designing Senior Citizen Recipes - New Taipei City Government
  • Start year: 2012
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

Inviting Chinese medicine practitioners, nutritionists, and restaurant chefs and cooperating with Agriculture Department to design seven sets of nutritious recipes with seasonal agricultural product. Encouraging people using local ingredients for dishes to indirectly reduce energy consumption of transportation.

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Sectors:
  • Transport
Promoting “New Taipei City Green Home” Project - New Taipei City Government
  • Start year: 2011
  • Type: Education/Awareness Raising
  • Status: In operation

New Taipei City occupies 2,052.57 square kilometers with a population of 3,900,199, and it has the most populations of all municipalities with an average annual population growth, approximately 32,500 people. The “New Taipei City Green Home” project has five strategic options in four years which are shown below:
1. Greening and reusing idle public land;
2. Greening public facilities land which is about to be obtained of urban renewal plan;
3. Greening public facilities land of overall development area;
4. Greening riparian floodplain and marsh;
5. Greening unconstructed school and market land.
The government leads the charge with integration of various bureaus of administrative resources to drive the public participating and creating open spaces such as green parks. By selecting principles of New Taipei City, 21 districts are listed and greened sequentially. Due to the geographical reasons, although suitable lands in other eight districts are not planned to be greened, government will assist them by other ways. In the 21 administrative regions of New Taipei City, the number of constructed open spaces or green landscaping works places will be at least 195 with a total area of 351.58 hectares. It is like increasing 14 Daan Forest Parks in Taipei or 8,954 basketball courts and reduces carbon emissions by 5,180 tons annually.

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  • Other Emissions
local action
Development of green industry cluster - New Taipei City Government
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  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

To aggregate and strengthen the green industry’s competitiveness, New Taipei City Government launched a green industry alliance in 2013. The alliance at present has 60 members, its function is to improve information and technical exchange between members, group members to participate business exhibitions or visits. Besides, New Taipei City Government also offers some courses regarding energy saving ESCO and green building planning, we have trained over 60 green industry talent these years.

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Sectors:
  • Industrial processes and product use (IPPU)
local action
Geothermal Power Development Project - New Taipei City Government
  • Start year:
  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: In operation

According to the research, there are about 730 MW of geothermal resource under development in Taiwan, and Datun Mountain located within New Taipei City occupies half of the reserves. To increase the domestic energy supply, New Taipei City Government would like to assess the feasibility of 10 MW geothermal power development in Shiuanziping, Jinshan District with BOT approach under the support of Bureau of Energy and Industry Technology Research Institute(ITRI).

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Sectors:
  • Residential
  • Commercial
  • Industrial
local action
New Taipei City Enforcement Rules of Urban Planning Law - New Taipei City Government
  • Start year:
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

1. Due to the effect of globalization and climate change, city plays important role in local development. The implement of city project should be in a more positive way, including energy saving and carbon reduction, soil water content, transit-oriented development (TOD), city disaster prevention, etc. Also, it corresponds to NO.85 in Urban Planning Law.
2. The strategy of climate adaption:
(1)Bring into the concept of “Sponge City”.
(2)Set green cover of building lot and green facility.
(3)Obtain silver prize of green building.

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Sectors:
  • Residential
  • Commercial
  • Waste
  • Agriculture, Forest and Other Land Use (AFOLU)
local action
Low-carbon campus mark and reform - New Taipei City Government
  • Start year:
  • Type: Public Participation/Stakeholder engagement
  • Status: In operation

In order to spread low-carbon concept, New Taipei City government has firstly established ”Low-carbon campus mark”, involving daily life of students, in 2009. Each school makes use of its own advantage and characteristic, to meet the low-carbon idea in campus environment. By 6 aspects (including green buildings, green energy, circulated resource, green traffic, sustainable environment, and innovation) and 25 indexes, school is scored by itself and the score over 60 can apply mark from Environment Protection Bureau. From 2011, there are 11 schools with gold prize and 39 schools with silver prize.

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Sectors:
  • Residential
  • Transport
  • Agriculture, Forest and Other Land Use (AFOLU)
  • Waste
Low-carbon community mark and reform - New Taipei City Government
  • Start year:
  • Type: Public Participation/Stakeholder engagement
  • Status: In operation

To promote and encourage energy saving and carbon reduction practices by communities, the New Taipei City Government assess and compare their achievements on “green building”, “green energy”, “resource recycling”, “green transportation” and “green living style” to issue the mark of “Low-carbon communities”.
In the meanwhile, we not only selectively subsided communities to reform their building with affordable price, but also introduced counseling resources such as low-carbon planner and low-carbon center to support communities getting the mark or applying for the subsidy.

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Sectors:
  • Residential
  • Transport
  • Agriculture, Forest and Other Land Use (AFOLU)
  • Waste
Low-carbon and green industry exhibition - New Taipei City Government
  • Start year:
  • Type: Education/Awareness Raising
  • Status: Completed

2014 Taiwan international green industry show was held from March 13 to 16 in Taipei. New Taipei city government brought green energy industry association and 25 green energy companies together to display our efforts on developing green products and services. Our exhibition space consisted of 3 major themes: green living, intelligent control and renewable energy. We successfully attracted 7,000 buyers and populaces to know well about our green products and services.

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Sectors:
  • Residential
  • Commercial
  • Industrial
  • Industrial processes and product use (IPPU)
local action
New Taipei City Enforcement Rules of Urban Planning Law - New Taipei City Government
  • Start year:
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

1. Due to the effect of globalization and climate change, city plays important role in local development. The implement of city project should be in a more positive way, including energy saving and carbon reduction, soil water content, transit-oriented development (TOD), city disaster prevention, etc. Also, it corresponds to NO.85 in Urban Planning Law.
2. The strategy of climate adaption:
(1)Bring into the concept of “Sponge City”.
(2)Set green cover of building lot and green facility.
(3)Obtain silver prize of green building.

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Sectors:
  • Land use regulations
  • Human security and emergency response
  • Insurance and investment
  • Urban risks associated with housing
local action
Inventories
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Initiative

Compact of Mayors - ICLEI
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Status of compliance

Compact of Mayors
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