Energy consumption

There are two types of energy that Tatung consumes – direct energy and indirect energy. Direct energy sources are fuel oil, LPG, and diesel. Indirect energy source is purchased electricity from Taiwan Power Company. The most consumed energy in 2020 was purchased electricity and the amount was 146,283.87 GJ (87.32%) which equaled to 40,634.41 kkw-hr; followed by LPG with 12,070.52 GJ (7.20%) which equaled to 239.17 tons. The total amount of energy consumption in 2020 was 28,486.93 GJ less than in 2019, which was 14.53% reduction.

▲ Trend of energy consumption

▲ Energy consumption breakdown in 2020 (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)

▲ New installed cooling water circulation system for transformer drier in Tayuan Plant

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.

Amount of main materials and the percentage from local purchase

Main materials Amount of consumption Local purchase percentage (by purchase values)
Steel (including silicon steel) 6,214 tons 92.5%
Copper 6,759 tons 1.2%
Aluminum 493 tons 100%
Insulation oil 1,376 kilo-liters 100%

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