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  1. CLP gas emissions reach 13-year high

    Posted Mar 15th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... supplier to celebrate its slight progress, saying extra efforts were desperately needed to cut air pollution from its power plants. Emissions of sulphur dioxide, particulates and nitrogen oxides ... in these pollutants recorded in 2003, when less gas and more coal was consumed. Emissions of carbon dioxide, a key contributor to global warming, also rose to 17,643ppm last year, up 4.5 per cent from 2004 ...

  2. News - China Insider - AIR POLLUTION

    Chinese elementary school begins an 'anti-smog martial arts' programme

    Posted Dec 13th 2013, 07:00pm by Jeremy Blum

    ... Jeremy Blum jeremy.blum@scmp.com The programme is designed to 'reduce the residual gas in the body's internal organs' In the latest Chinese effort to combat air pollution, ... the residual gas in the body’s internal organs,” The Beijing News reported. Wei Huanqiang, deputy director of Shijiazhuang City Elementary, spent two months creating the programme. He told reporters ...

  3. PetroChina enters generation game

    Posted Dec 04th 2003, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng Orimulsion, a relatively cheap, clean fuel source from Venezuela, will be used in the Guangdong project PetroChina, the mainland's largest oil and gas producer, is entering the electricity generation business with a 4.1 billion yuan joint venture plant which will be powered by a material found in road surfacing. The plant, construction of which started recently ...

  4. Together, we can improve air quality

    Posted Aug 09th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and using natural gas for power generation. Large, coal-fired power plants of about 6,300MW have been retrofitted with flue-gas desulfurisation systems. These are capable of reducing sulfur dioxide ... each year by 2010. A new incentive policy was introduced last month, giving power plants with flue-gas desulfurisation systems cash incentives when their electricity is sold to the power grid. ...

  5. Energy conservation best option to reduce emissions

    Posted Feb 24th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... stations, the firms can charge more. There are several ways the duopoly can meet emission reduction targets by 2010. Emission reduction devices- flue gas desulfurisation and selective catalytic ... Envirocoal, with sulphur content of 0.1 per cent, cutting sulfur dioxide emissions. Both CLP and Hongkong Electric are exploring ways to burn more natural gas, which is far less polluting than coal ...

  6. Guangdong waste firm is pioneer in carbon trading

    Posted Feb 07th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kevin Huang and Stephen Chen Deal with UK firm is province's biggest; China and UN plan emissions exchange A Guangdong rubbish disposal plant has signed with a British company the province's biggest greenhouse gas emissions trading deal, mainland media said yesterday. The announcement of the deal came as the United Nations Development Programme and China launched a scheme ...

  7. Guangdong takes new steps to cut pollution

    Posted Aug 01st 2006, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... should be granted to power plants to install the devices to remove sulfur from flue gas. 'The device eats away 10 per cent of the power generated by a plant. If they are not allowed to raise ... issues. The chief of the province's Environment Protection Bureau, Li Qing, said authorities planned to offer subsidies to power plants in the region for installing devices to remove sulfur ...

  8. Emissions-trading plan a step closer

    Posted Dec 19th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai The Hong Kong and Guangdong governments have taken another step towards launching a cross-border emissions-trading scheme to cut pollution from power plants. But they are still not ready to release details of the scheme or say when it will be launched. They did agree yesterday to set up a joint management team to oversee the pilot scheme covering plants ...

  9. Joint action the only way to beat pollution

    Posted Feb 24th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... coal-burning power plants in Guangdong province. Discussions on setting up an emissions-trading scheme also seem to be picking up pace. These are positive developments but they should be considered ... over the fact that many of the Guangdong factories belching smoke and consuming electricity from coal-burning power plants are owned by Hong Kong businesses. Going on the polluter-pays ...

  10. Scheme for trading pollution quotas unveiled

    Posted Jan 31st 2007, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... of cutting Pearl River Delta air pollution than investing in costly facilities such as a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal. The scheme, which has been under discussion for more than four years, ... from one of the power firms said. The scheme will involve around a dozen big power plants. It targets emissions of sulfur dioxide, nitrogen oxides and respirable particles. Esmond Lee ...




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