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  1. News - Hong Kong - INFRASTRUCTURE

    Small army of utility specialists keeps Hongkongers safe from pipes, cables under their streets

    Posted Nov 24th 2014, 06:39am by Olga Wong

    ... line. In Hong Kong she is known as simply a specialist, but in some other cities she would be called a utility surveyor, prized for mastering the intricacies of electrical and drainage systems ... According to the Electrical and Mechanical Services Department and the Water Supplies Department, about 400 accidents occur each year involving underground pipes in the city, often wasting water, ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - INFRASTRUCTURE

    Global warming 'could jeopardise electricity imports from mainland to Hong Kong'

    Posted Apr 30th 2014, 04:18am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com In the final part of a series on the city's energy mix, we examine the impact that global warming could have on electricity supply Climate change ... a mainland environment scholar who has studied the likely effects, would have a big impact on the ability of the provinces, principally Sichuan and Guizhou, to generate electricity. "If ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - INFRASTRUCTURE

    Reliability issues raised in proposal to power Hong Kong from mainland grid

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 06:05am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Reliability at issue in electricity scheme The mainland grid from which Hong Kong proposes to buy electricity has made remarkable progress in improving its reliability but still falls short ... environmental officials put forward a proposal to import up to 30 per cent of the city's electricity from it by 2023. Part of a proposal to meet rising power demand that also included nuclear ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - INFRASTRUCTURE

    Replacing coal power would put at risk 4,000 jobs: union

    Posted Apr 30th 2014, 04:18am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... electricity from the mainland to replace local coal-fired generation. And even if the city were to adopt an alternative option of burning more natural gas, there would still be some impact ... of the generation units at both CLP Power and Hongkong Electric are driven by coal. CLP Power has 3,700 employees and Hongkong Electric about 2,000. Sze questioned whether a government consultation ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - INFRASTRUCTURE

    Hongkongers would want HK$350 compensation for one-hour summer powercut: study

    Posted Apr 29th 2014, 04:17am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... between HK$7,500 and HK$80,000 a month and paid monthly electricity bills of between HK$20 and HK$600. They were asked how much of a power bill reduction they would accept for outages ranging from ... voltages. When life depends on the power to breathe easy Webpage designer Samuel Lo knows better than any engineer how a lack of electricity could affect him. For a fifth of his life, ...

  6. News - China - INFRASTRUCTURE

    China's South-North Water Diversion Project threatens fish farmers' livelihoods

    Posted May 15th 2014, 03:30am by Li Jing

    ... Jiangsu to Dongping county, Shandong, 13 groups of pumping stations are being built to raise water levels by 65 metres, needing 3.8 to 5.8 billion kilowatt-hours of electricity, according ...

  7. Business - China Business - INFRASTRUCTURE

    State-backed Chinese firm Gezhouba to help build dams in Argentina

    Posted Aug 24th 2013, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... The dams will have a combined installed capacity of 1,740 megawatts (MW), enabling Argentina to export electricity to other South American countries, according to Gezhouba's website. In 2009, ...

  8. Business - Companies - INFRASTRUCTURE

    Expanded power resources to bolster HK's role as data centre hub

    Posted Sep 18th 2012, 12:00am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... HK's role as data centre hub Hong Kong's goal to become the Asia-Pacific's prime hub for data centres is poised to gain more traction as the expansion of key electricity ... are now being planned to meet the expected growth in electricity demand at other districts, said Paul Poon Wai-yin, the chief operating officer at CLP Power. "With the incentive measures ...

  9. Business - Companies - INFRASTRUCTURE

    Foreign firms look north from Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 14th 2013, 12:00am by SIJIA JANG

    ... international company to relocate its regional headquarters to Hong Kong, following General Electric, the American infrastructure, technology and finance giant, which moved its global operations office ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - INFRASTRUCTURE

    Hong Kong's lifts fail to make grade in list of world's fastest

    Posted Feb 17th 2013, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... according to the Electrical and Mechanical Services Department. Many of those service the city's 1,300 skyscrapers- buildings rising 100 metres or more. There are also more than 6,500 ...




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