Energy consumption

There are two types of energy that Tatung consumes – direct energy and indirect energy. Direct energy sources are from diesel fuel oil, LPG, and diesel. Indirect energy source is purchased electricity from Taiwan Power Company. The most consumed energy in 2019 was purchased electricity and the amount was 167,661.53 GJ (85.89%) which equaled to 46,572.65 kkw-hr; followed by LPG with 13,561.08 GJ (6.95%) which equaled to 268.70 tons. The total amount of energy consumption in 2019 was 27,064.07 GJ less than in 2018, which was 12.18% reduction.

▲ Trend of energy consumption

▲ Energy consumption breakdown in 2019 (by energy types)

Water consumption

The sources of water for Tatung are from tap water, ground water, and river water. Tatung consumed 661,282M3 of water in 2019 which was 27,846M3 more than the consumption in 2018. We will continue to conduct water conserving projects in order to reduce water consumption.

▲ Water consumption (by sources)

Raw material consumption

Tatung puts quality, price, supply days, and after sale service into account when selecting suppliers. In order to ensure a good quality, Tatung requires suppliers to provide new resources.

Main materials Amount of consumption Local purchase percentage (by purchase values)
Steel (including silicon steel) 4,815 tons 99.7%
Copper 11,960 tons 2.7%
Aluminum 486 tons 100%
Insulation oil 1,395 kilo-liters 98.3%

▲ Note: Tatung produces hundreds of different products. Some of them are OEM/ODM made.
We currently only discloses the amount of the above 4 fundamental materials.