Stats jump all over the place but this is from Taipower's head around 2001:
What's revealing in the debate is the same bullshit about energy shortages was made over 10 years ago when CSB cancelled the 4th plant. Remember at that time the plant was supposed to be ready in 2004. So why haven't we had an energy crisis since then?
In fact according to Taipower just last month:
Which should mean that currently we are above the legal limit.
Yet as I wrote, 11 years ago it was all dire predictions. From an American Chamber of Commerce Report:
Notice all those brown outs over the years? No, me either.
Notice how we still seem to have a decent reserve capacity? Yep. Crisis is always on the horizon.