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  1. Nuclear review hits Shanghai Electric

    Posted Mar 29th 2011, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih Shanghai Electric Group said yesterday a government review of nuclear power plants prompted by Japan's nuclear crisis might delay some of its projects. Miao Deming, ... Electric would be small this year but more significant in subsequent years. On March 16, the State Council suspended approval of all new nuclear power projects and ordered a safety check ...

  2. Sasac chief pledges 500m yuan for Dongfang Electric

    Posted May 30th 2008, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng State-owned enterprises head Li Rongrong has pledged to inject about 500 million yuan (HK$572.78 million) into earthquake-hit Dongfang Electric Corp, to help finance rebuilding ... the money would be split between the listed company and its parent. Facilities of Dongfang Steam Turbine, a wholly owned subsidiary of Dongfang Electric, were seriously damaged by the magnitude ...

  3. Lessons to be learned from US blackouts

    Posted Nov 12th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... There was at least one positive outcome to the California power crisis of a few years ago- it put China on notice that it needed to upgrade its ageing electricity grid in a bid to cope ... US$22 billion Three Gorges Dam hydroelectric scheme will help fill a huge gap in the county's electricity shortfall, with power cuts already a common occurrence in many provinces, ...

  4. Thunderstorms, tornado kill 65 in the south

    Posted May 09th 2010, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan At least 65 people were killed and tens of thousands of houses destroyed as thunderstorms lashed the mainland in the south, Xinhua reported. The storms dumped record amounts of rainfall on the region last week and triggered floods, just as the ...

  5. Tariffs may rise after poor returns

    Posted Dec 06th 2004, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... Denise Tsang Hongkong Electric Holdings needs to raise tariffs at least 6 per cent next year to restore returns on its regulated electricity supply to the permitted levels, analysts say. The sole supplier of electricity to Hong Kong and Lamma islands failed to earn a permitted return last year for the first time in 24 years as the Sars outbreak hurt sales and tariffs were frozen. ...

  6. Problems of bringing power to the people

    Posted Jul 21st 2008, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... Tom Holland If your economy is expanding at a 10 per cent annual rate but your electricity production is growing at only 8 per cent, sooner or later you are going to run into trouble ... distortions they create are causing big problems. This summer, the mainland is facing an electricity shortage variously estimated at anything between 10 and 30 gigawatts. That probably doesn't ...

  7. News - China - SICHUAN DISASTER

    Rescuers battle to help victims of Sichuan quake as death toll hits 188

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 12:00am by ZHUANG PINGHUI, Teddy Ng

    ... worried that conditions would get worse in the coming days. Some of them held banners reading "No electricity, no water and no attention" on the 22-kilometre road to Longmen township ... nearly all the houses in the county, including some built after the 2008 earthquake, were damaged. Some townships had also lost electricity and water supplies. The county has only 10 days' ...

  8. Taskforce to push power buttons for Sichuan's 50 blackout towns

    Posted Jun 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zhuang Pinghui A taskforce has been set up to oversee the resumption of power supplies to quake-affected areas in Sichuan, where more than 50 towns are still without electricity three ... operations as quickly as possible, China News Service reported. 'It is most important to manage well the electricity supplies for residents in resettlement sites,' he was quoted as saying. ...

  9. Blackout woes for plants in Dongguan

    Posted Apr 07th 2010, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... factory owners said they were left with little choice but to generate their own electricity through diesel-powered generators, a dirtier and more expensive alternative. Some warned that the supply ... now,' Toys Manufacturers' Association of Hong Kong vice-president Yeung Chi-kong said yesterday. 'Some costs such as electricity are rising so fast and are beyond our control ...

  10. Power suppliers warn of price rise

    Posted Nov 17th 2004, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... Denise Tsang CLP Power and Hongkong Electric blame high coal prices and low sales growth Electricity bills are likely to grow next year because of poor sales and a sharp rise in coal ... 1999 because of flat electricity sales growth- 0.1 per cent so far this year, according to managing director Betty Yuen. Hongkong Electric, which supplies Hong Kong and Lamma islands, also said ...




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