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  1. Business - Commodities - ENERGY

    Solar project fails as Australian government reviews clean energy

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 01:34am by BLOOM

    ... solar plant Plans to build the world's largest solar power plant of its kind have been scrapped in Australia after the developers raised concerns about the government's commitment ... to intensify the power of the sun, would have been three times larger than any currently commissioned projects, data showed. Australia has assigned Dick Warburton, a former Reserve Bank of Australia ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/commodities/article/1577225/solar-project-fails-australian-government-reviews-clean-energy
  2. Business - Commodities - ENERGY

    Coal prices set to stay low on mainland China for next 12 months

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 04:01am by Eric Ng

    ... demand". "But falling new mine investment [in Australia and Indonesia] should mean tighter supply and better prices in 2016 and 2017," it said in a research report. The two nations account for most of the mainland's coal imports, which, although accounting for only 9 per cent of consumption, has grown robustly in the past few years. Australia has ramped up supply ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/commodities/article/1575682/coal-prices-set-stay-low-mainland-china-next-12-months
  3. Business - Commodities - ENERGY

    Li Ka-shing firms bid for control of Australia's gas operator Envestra

    Posted May 09th 2014, 01:14am by Eric Ng

    ... cash-and-shares bid. CKI currently owns 17.46 per cent and is the second largest shareholder of Envestra. The bid is subject to approval by Australia's Foreign Investment Review Board, and consent ... businesses. Set up in 1997, Envestra operates natural gas distribution networks under regulated monopolies in major cities in the states of Victoria, South Australia and Queensland, as well as smaller ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/commodities/article/1507871/li-ka-shing-firms-bid-control-australias-gas-operator-envestra
  4. Business - Commodities - ENERGY

    Trader Arcadia unbowed by CFTC oil-rigging deal

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 03:28pm by Reuters

    ... the importance of the two former BP traders to their plans, the firms' only offices outside London are now in San Diego, California and Brisbane, Australia, where Wildgoose and Dyer have made ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/commodities/article/1567617/trader-arcadia-unbowed-cftc-oil-rigging-deal
  5. News - Hong Kong - ENERGY

    CLP Power to make energy conservation its focus as review looms

    Posted Nov 11th 2013, 06:21am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... including single elderly people and tenants of subdivided flats- to conserve energy, Paul Poon Wai-yin said yesterday. About 4,000 households will be given one of four energyefficient products: ... of the year. The review has given green groups impetus to press CLP and rival Hongkong Electric to step up conservation efforts. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1352765/clp-power-make-energy-conservation-its-focus-review-looms
  6. Business - Commodities - ENERGY

    Timely Russian gas deliveries to China look far from certain

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 01:40am by Eric Ng

    ... "Russian [infrastructure] projects are typically over budget and late," the report said, which cited an even more conservative projection by industry consultancy Wood Mackenzie. "Given ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/commodities/article/1543249/timely-russian-gas-deliveries-china-look-far-certain
  7. News - Hong Kong - ENERGY

    Hong Kong needs reserves of natural gas and more energy sources: lawmaker

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 11:10am by Ernest Kao

    ... of energy imports – not just the mainland, or Australia, or just one gas field.” But storing reserves may prove difficult. Despite government backing for a liquefied natural gas terminal on the Soko ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1543439/hong-kong-needs-reserves-natural-gas-and-more-energy-sources-lawmaker
  8. News - China - ENERGY

    French say communication on safety measures at Taishan nuclear plant lacking

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 02:00am by Bloomberg

    ... his annual report to the utility's chief executive that detailed a mid-2013 visit to the Taishan building site. He wrote that "the state of conservation" of large components ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1536563/french-say-communication-safety-measures-taishan-nuclear-plant-lacking
  9. Business - Commodities - ENERGY

    Plans for natural gas projects predicted to fail

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 01:02am by Reuters

    ... natural gas field discoveries on and offshore have prompted several countries to plan liquefied natural gas (LNG) export projects, including in North America, Australia, East Africa and the east ... In the eastern Mediterranean, where Israel and Cyprus have discovered large offshore gas fields, Australia's Woodside Petroleum last month pulled out of an agreement to take a stake worth up ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/commodities/article/1528905/plans-natural-gas-projects-predicted-fail
  10. Business - Commodities - ENERGY

    British Columbia woos LNG investment with low taxes

    Posted May 10th 2014, 01:20am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng eric.mpng@scmp.com Canadian province woos LNG firms with low tax The head of Canada's British Columbia province vowed to offer a more competitive tax regime than Australia ... "We will be very competitive, we will certainly be more competitive than Australia," she said yesterday in response to a question about the province's LNG tax regime, as she ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/commodities/article/1508681/british-columbia-woos-lng-investment-low-taxes

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