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  1. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1543439/hong-kong-needs-reserves-natural-gas-and-more-energy-sources-lawmaker
  2. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1510583/public-demands-more-information-about-energy-plans-government
  3. Simple lifestyle changes could help to clean up HK's environment

    Posted Dec 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... As Kermit the frog once famously said, 'It's not easy being green.' Actually I'm on the verge of giving up. Why bother? The changes I have made to my lifestyle for the planet are numerous but it is starting to look all so futile in the ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/988736/simple-lifestyle-changes-could-help-clean-hks-environment
  4. In Brief

    Posted Aug 14th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Energy bureau deputy takes power generator's top job A former high-ranking official with China's top energy regulator stepped in last night as the general manager of China ... announced in a statement released by Xinhua that Sun Qin , deputy head of the National Energy Bureau under the National Development and Reform Commission, replaced Kang Rixin , who was put under ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/689697/brief
  5. Rethink on tapping more nuclear energy

    Posted Mar 22nd 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The government would examine the make-up of the energy supply in the future, he said. The Environment Bureau had earlier suggested increasing the supply of nuclear energy to meet an estimated 40 per cent ... Phila Siu The Hong Kong government will reconsider its plan to expand the supply of nuclear energy in view of the nuclear power plant crises in Japan. Secretary for the Environment Edward ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/741594/rethink-tapping-more-nuclear-energy
  6. CLP's stockpiling of diesel spurs cost fears

    Posted Aug 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The Environment Bureau yesterday refused to say whether diesel was being used at Castle Peak, nor would it say if tariffs would rise as a result. 4.9% CLP Power raised electricity tariffs by this much ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1014237/clps-stockpiling-diesel-spurs-cost-fears
  7. Energy to spare at greenest building

    Posted Nov 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The project, which is being managed by the Construction Industry Council, in collaboration with the Development Bureau, is under way on a 147,000-sq-ft site in Sheung Yuet Road, Kowloon Bay, previously ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/986199/energy-spare-greenest-building
  8. Caltex knocks HK$1 off petrol prices

    Posted Dec 15th 2008, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... the transparency of fuel prices. An Environment Bureau spokesman welcomed the cuts. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/663890/caltex-knocks-hk1-petrol-prices
  9. Clearing the air will take time and money, says environment chief

    Posted Oct 21st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai The environment minister yesterday tried to play down expectations about the pace and scope of efforts to reduce air pollution, saying every measure had its price ... of the government asking power suppliers to use cleaner fuel. Mr Yau said that because he wore two hats as environment secretary and energy chief, he had to balance both carefully with due regard to public ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/657049/clearing-air-will-take-time-and-money-says-environment-chief
  10. News - Hong Kong - ENERGY

    Prediction of utilities' natural gas needs may have been too high

    Posted Jan 09th 2013, 12:00am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... of CLP Power would surge drastically as more and higher-priced gas was used. The Environment Bureau earlier projected that gas use would need to double by 2015 so that the power firms could meet ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Utilities may need less natural gas Environment officials tried yesterday to ease fears of drastic electricity price increases in the next few years, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1123235/prediction-utilities-natural-gas-needs-may-have-been-too-high

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