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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENERGY

    Smaller rise in power rates next year, says CLP

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 04:06am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... to the Environment Bureau last year. But if coal prices continued to drop, consumers might see just single-digit tariff growth, said the Hong Kong-based World Green Organisation, which has been watching ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - ENERGY

    Environment minister defends Towngas' 4.6pc rise in gas fees

    Posted Feb 26th 2013, 12:00am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... approval from the government. But the Environment Bureau monitors proposed rises to ensure they are reasonable. Chan said gas prices were still below the 2006 level, when the firm began procuring ... 'reasonable' Environment minister Wong Kam-sing has defended as "reasonable" a planned increase in gas charges by the city's sole piped-gas distributor. Hong Kong and China Gas Co, ...

  3. Business - Commodities - ENERGY

    Solar project fails as Australian government reviews clean energy

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

    ... the moves would amount to "economic vandalism, pandering to the climate sceptic minority" and the prime minister was misreading the views of voters on the environment. Conditional funding ...

  4. Business - Commodities - ENERGY

    Beijing raises natural gas prices by 16pc

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 04:59pm by Eric Ng

    ... more gas for end users, which is good for the environment,” he told the South China Morning Post. But an analyst at a European brokerage noted the price hike refers to the maximum increase ...

  5. 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

    ... terminals on land and it is much safer,” Leung said. About 90 per cent of Singapore’s energy is fuelled by natural gas, with most piped in from Malaysia or Indonesia. The Environment Bureau said ... because of difficulty finding suitable sites for future power plants Source: Hong Kong Environment Bureau ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - ENERGY

    Hong Kong business groups give thumbs down to electricity imports from mainland

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 11:38pm by Cheung Chi Fai

    ... are comfortable with the mainland supply," a member of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce said. Tens of thousands of submissions are thought to have been filed to the Environment Bureau, which ... in the long term. The Business Environment Council also favoured the local option, but asked whether the threshold of 60 per cent gas-fired generation was too high. It said importing power required ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - ENERGY

    Hong Kong split over whether to import more power from mainland China

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 02:54am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Delta. Three months ago, the government's Environment Bureau asked the public to pick the best energy plan to supply Hong Kong's projected electricity consumption of 50 billion kilowatt ... Environment Bureau ...

  8. Business - China Business - ENERGY

    Proposed giant tidal plant for mainland China is far-off dream

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 03:18am by Eric Ng

    ... Renewables. Steijn admitted the 2020 completion target is a very aggressive one, given the detailed economic, environment and social feasibility studies that will take up to two years to carry out ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - ENERGY

    Public demands more information about energy plans from government

    Posted May 12th 2014, 04:39pm by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Environment secretary tells people to look to the future rather than worrying about unreliability of mainland power grid in the past The Environment Bureau is under pressure to provide more information about its two controversial proposals for the city’s future energy mix, after energy experts and the public complained of not being able ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - ENERGY

    City's largest electricity supplier wants to hold off on power-import decision

    Posted May 22nd 2014, 03:53am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... power from the mainland grid. In a 30-page submission filed with the Environment Bureau yesterday, CLP Power said it wanted "flexibility" and a "phased" approach in dealing ...




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