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  1. State Grid urges retail price rise in tandem with producers

    Posted Aug 21st 2008, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng Power distributor seeks buffer from severe cost pressures State Grid Corp of China, the larger of the mainland's two regional power distribution monopolies, called for an increase in retail prices in tandem with yesterday's tariff rise by electricity producers to help buffer it from severe cost pressures. The state-owned operator of power grids in 26 provinces ...

  2. Northeast Electric gets jolt from Buffett rumour

    Posted May 28th 2009, 12:00am by Carol Chan

    ... Carol Chan and Wong Ka-chun Shares of Northeast Electric Development, a maker of electrical transmission machinery based in Liaoning province, jumped as much as 69 per cent yesterday after ... to invest in the Hong Kong- and Shenzhen-listed firm. The report said Mr Buffett planned to invest in state-owned electrical transmission companies that were undervalued, as he thought there would ...

  3. Sun King plans US$100m offering

    Posted Sep 27th 2010, 12:00am by Sophie Yu

    ... of both. The soon-to-be-listed company mainly manufactures the key apparatus for power transmission on high voltage grids, which increases voltage before power is transmitted and decreases it at the destination. It also produces an expensive power module for the locomotive headstock which adjusts electricity frequency so the engine can be regulated. Xiang Jie, chairman and chief executive of Sun ...

  4. Solar and wind power project helps drug rehabilitation centre kick its carbon habit

    Posted Oct 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Kobi Chan

    ... Kobi Chan CLP Power is building wind and solar power facilities on Town Island, off the southern tip of Sai Kung, to replace generators that have supplied power to a drug rehabilitation centre with 50 inmates and 17 staff. The Dawn Island Drug Treatment and Rehabilitation Centre will become the first location in Hong Kong powered entirely by renewable energy. The plan ...

  5. Superconductor cables pave way for the future of transmission

    Posted May 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Eric Ng in Beijing Towering copper electricity transmission lines could one day become a thing of the past for utilities as they are gradually replaced by underground cables made ... on the pace of scientific development,' Lin told a conference on the development of smart power grids. The so-called high-temperature superconductors with zero electrical resistance allow power ...

  6. Qi takes positive step in wireless charging

    Posted Sep 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that limits mobility for smartphones, digital cameras, media players and other consumer electronic gadgets The Wireless Power Consortium's new standard is expected to help speed up the ability of various consumer electronics brands to bring compatible wireless charging products to market. This will benefit consumers who have had enough with using different power chargers and cables ...

  7. 300b yuan allotted for State Grid power lines

    Posted May 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Woods Lee in Beijing State Grid Corp of China, the country's largest power transmission firm, plans to invest up to 300 billion yuan (HK$340.77 billion) by 2012 in ultra-high voltage (UHV) power transmission lines. 'We have grasped the core technologies of ultra-high voltage alternate current transmission... and acquired the mass production capacity ...

  8. Fixed consumer tariffs drain efficiency from troubled power industry

    Posted Aug 15th 2005, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... Tom Holland China's power system is in a mess. For years the supply of electricity has lurched through a brutal feast and famine cycle. Now there is a danger the network may move from ... a year, easily outstripping the rate at which power companies can add new generating capacity. The resulting shortages have led to widespread power cuts and sweeping electricity rationing. ...

  9. Power chief in southwest probed for asset-stripping

    Posted Sep 05th 2008, 12:00am by Ting Shi

    ... an anonymous senior official in the power sector as saying. Caijing quoted another source, from the Chinese Electricity Enterprises Union, as saying that Mr Xiang was detained because his company had ... entire career in the electricity business. Before heading Jinyuan- a de facto private power producer- he served as general manager of Guizhou Province Power Corp, a state-owned power company ...

  10. Power to the people remains a dream in meandering muddledom

    Posted Aug 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... There is nothing hugely difficult about long-term power planning, however. The chart shows you the relationship between economic growth and electricity consumption growth. They do not always tie in from ... as the development of alternative power sources. Hurrah! It is a grand idea. Here is how I would go about it. First, we shall incorporate a new company called HK Transmission and we shall strike a deal (with ...




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