Taipei City Government
Chinese Taipei

Population: 2673226
Area of jurisdiction: 272 km2

Commitments

  Community Government
Absolute base year GHG reduction target: 25% by 2030 (2005) n/a
Baseline scenario (BAU) GHG reduction target: 25% by 2030 (2005) n/a
Fixed-level GHG reduction target: n/a n/a
Carbon intensity reduction target: n/a n/a
Renewable energy target: n/a n/a
Energy efficiency target: n/a n/a
Government and Community: CO2(e) targets

Performance

Community GHG Emissions
Total ( n/a ):  0 tCO2e
Government GHG Emissions
Total ( 2014 ):  0 tCO2e

Other available GHG inventories: 2009, 2012, 2013

Mitigation actions

Energy Conservation & Carbon Reduction Policy takes priority
Taipei to Promote Energy Saving & Carbon Reduction Plan revised in municipal conference on Apr 13, 2010., integrating duty segregation and echelons of responsibility among City agencies Start year  
Sector Buildings
Type Regulatory
Status In progress
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Energy Support for Low-Income Households
  Start year  
Sector Commercial
Type Public Participation/Stakeholder engagement
Status In progress
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2015 Taipei Energy Consevation Leadership Awards
Promote voluntary energy conservation in private sectors. Namely, undertake competition of "2015 Taipei Energy Consevation Leadership Awards " in enterprises. It is estimated that all these projects help to save electricity consumption up to 3.91 million kwh throughout 2014. Start year  
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Type Public Participation/Stakeholder engagement
Status Completed
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Community Energy-Saving Lighting Subsidization Plan
In 2011, Taipei City Government launched “Community Energy-Saving Lighting Subsidization Plan” to replace high-energy-consuming lighting equipment with energy-saving versions in the public areas across 100 communities. It’s estimate d that these subsidized communities could achieve electricity saving of 1.51 million kWh, and have 791 tons carbon reduction throughout 2014. Start year  
Sector Residential
Type Fiscal/Financial mechanism
Status In progress
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Replace old public bus with new Hybrid bus, provide subsidy to public to use electric vehicle
Promotion of Electric Scooter: Subsidy $ 777 USD per E-Scooter purchased and build 350 free battery-recharging stations Start year  
Sector Transport
Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status Completed
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Extension of public transportation network, planning and construction of Bus and MRT lanes integrat
Gradually expand public transport network and adjust bus route to match up MRT system. Suspended four MRT routes and shorten two MRT routes in 2014 to integrate Song-Shan line operation. 2. To replace the bus for low energy and low emission vehicles. There are 3,361 vehicles complied with environmental standards in 2014, it accounting for 95.5% of city bus fleets. Start year  
Sector Transport
Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status In progress
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Driving water saving citywide
1.advocacy of water-saving measures through household, community, and city agencies & schools, 2012 Statistics revealed the daily household water consumption in city water supply area was 220 liters, declined 16.35% compared with 263 liters in 2007. Total household water consumption in 2011 was 313 million tons, compared with 370 million tons in 2007. Water consumption reduced 57 million tons, carbon reduction of 5,540 tons. 2. Removing the useless water supply pipeline in the city. Start year  
Sector Commercial
Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status Completed
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Taipei city Commercial and industrial Energy Conservation counseling management autonomous regulation
1.The city's Department of Economic Development hold "commercial and industrial energy efficiency improvement grants” project. As long as it was set up in the city and complete the registration of a company or business, registered capital of 80 million NTD or more large enterprises, have facility renewing such as air-conditioning, heat pumps and lighting fixtures and other energy consumed equipment which costs up to 0.5 million NTD and improve the total energy efficiency up to 20 % will be subsidized up to 30%. In addition , in order to take into account the capital of small and medium business less than 80 million NTD, as long as the investment to improve energy efficiency cost up to 10,000 NTD and the total energy saving up to 20 % will be subsidized up to 40%. The grant project will keep on running in 2014. 2.Implement commercial and industrial energy efficiency improvement grants projects to improve energy efficiency base on equipment renewing. There were 56 companies got grants in 2012,and the council provides grants amount of 0.28 million USD. Start year  
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Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Replace public and traffic lighting into LED, and tree plantation in urban area
Replace streetlights with LED lamps : Finish 70,000 streetlights changeover to LED lamps before the end of 2014, and change 10,010 public parking lightings to T8-LED Start year  
Sector Commercial
Type Fiscal/Financial mechanism
Status Completed
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Providing guidance and counselling service of energy saving for community
1. Since 2007, we have started to push the project of low-carbon communities, undertake guidance and assistance of energy saving, and select the best practice communities as benchmark. 2.Aimed at voluntary energy conservation enterprises with city electricity contract capacity over 300 kW, we provided counseling service for electricity, lighting, air conditioning and heat system. Start year  
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Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Popularizing the policy of Solar Energy Installment
As the effects of global warming become more severe, the City Government issued the “Renewable Energy Action Plan in Taipei City” in 2008 to promote the renewable energy policies and achieve the goal of using renewable energy as it has committed in the Urban Environmental Accords. Aside from its advocacies on education, energy conservation, carbon reduction and the application of renewable energy, it also distributes the budget for the affiliated institutions and schools, provides subsidies to the private industries and businesses that set up a solar and photovoltaic power system, employs professional institutions to make research plans on renewable energy development mechanisms, and passes and carries out the policies on the utilization of renewable energy. The expected goal of this action is achieved. 2. Until 2014, there are 25 agencies and 39 schools set up solar PV power generation system in 77 sites, total capacity of 3,120 kw include private setting. Start year  
Sector  
Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status In progress
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Waste reduction
In 2000, Taipei City imposed the creative Policy of per Bag Trash Collection Fee, which aimed to reinforce the efficiency of reducing, sorting and recycling. The emissions reduction accumulated in the past decade has reached to 1,795,400 TCO2e. Start year  
Sector Waste
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status Completed
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Subsidy for replacement of energy saving lighting in schools
In 2010, all schools have fully replaced TL5 type high frequency lighting, which is expected to decrease electricity fee at least NTD 3,000 each classroom annually, and save energy up to 30%. The estimated total reduction of electricity fee is around NTD 39 million per year. Start year  
Sector Buildings
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status Completed
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Electricity and fuel conservation for public sectors
1. Promoting the Project of energy conservation measures implemented in city agencies & schools and setting up reduction target. 2. Enforcing to replace official use of government vehicles beyond 2008 with hybrid car, and to transform government vehicles beyond 2003 into hybrid, if they match the type or model. Start year  
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Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Facilitating Public Bikes Rental System
Since Mar. 11, 1999, with the “You-Bike” Rental System, Taipei has provided nine-million rides. The number of registered members has exceeded eight hundred and eight thousand people. Now in Taipei, there are 115 stations; the number of bikes is 3, 859. On average, each day there are 4 millions users; each You-Bike supplies up to 12 users per day. It is estimated that, by the end of 2013, there will have been 162 stations city-wide; an amount of 5, 350 bikes will have been available for every citizen, thereby rendering much more convenient public transportation service. Start year 2012
Sector Transport
Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status In progress
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Green Building Pilot Program
Since July 2003, the Taipei Construction and Management Office has stipulated that any public building construction budgeted over US$ 1.67 million must enclose a Green Building Candidate Certification issued and overseen by the Ministry of the Interior when soliciting building permits. After receiving completion approval, the Green Building Labeling Committee will certify the green point-rating according to 10 principal attributes that lead to final approval. Start year 2012
Sector Buildings
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status Completed
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2015 District/Neighborhoods Energy Savings and Carbon Reduction Promotion Campaign
In order to support energy savings and carbon reduction awareness and habits, the project calls for 150 campaign kiosks in neighborhoods in twelve districts, designed to promote six activities: (1) energy and resources conservation; (2) low-carbon transportation promotion; (3) publicizing projects related to community grants as well as energy conservation assessment counseling; (4) Inviting the public to sign the Energy Savings and Carbon Reduction Declaration; (5) encouraging people to eat locally grown and seasonal food, while eating fewer processed and packaged foods and reducing waste; and (6), creating awareness of global warming and climate change impacts Start year 2012
Sector Commercial
Type Education/Awareness Raising
Status In progress
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Increase water resource efficiency water supply network improvement plan
  Start year 2050
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Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Energy efficiency improvement for existing building, and reward green building measures establishment
  Start year 2050
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Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status In progress
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Adaptation actions

Promoting disaster prevention type of urban renewal
Promoting a research on disaster prevention type of urban renewal for Taipei. Start year  
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Type Assessment/Research
Status  
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Green Building autonomous regulation
Taipei green building density tops of Taiwan. By compulsory rules, new constructions contain green building design and plan . After completion, if the building fails to comply with Green Building Standard, manufacturer’s performance bond will be confiscated. Start year  
Sector  
Type Regulatory
Status Completed
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Develop " climate change adaptation autonomous regulations of Taipei ."
There will be 23 regulations. The city government need to have a fully investigation against the city's land use, biological indicators, ecologically sensitive land, environment vulnerability, disaster buffers area. And conduct research and regularly on urban planning, land living facility utilization and pipeline facilities, whether for mitigation of climate impact review. In addition, the Taipei City Government also requires the building of community facilities should be a priority to use energy-saving equipment, also closed at midnight unnecessary exterior lights. In transportation sector, to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from motor vehicles, government also need to announce subsidy for citizen to replace old model motorbike. There will be more emphasis on pedestrian priority designated lanes, bicycle lanes and low-carbon transport parking spaces infrastructure. Start year  
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Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Overall target and framework for flooding protection
  Start year 2050
Sector Water Resources
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status Completed
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Taipei city Typhoon and flooding crisis emergency plan
  Start year 2050
Sector Early Warning Systems and Disaster management
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Taipei city heat island effect mitigation plan
  Start year 2050
Sector  
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Taipei City Urban renewalautonomous regulation
  Start year 2050
Sector  
Type Regulatory
Status In progress
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Taipei city green building reward plan
  Start year 2050
Sector  
Type Education/Awareness Raising
Status In progress
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