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  1. Queue for diesel jams up border

    Posted May 13th 2006, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... a container driver from Hong Kong, said. Another container driver said the service station at Huanggang was rationing drivers to 50 yuan worth of diesel. 'Some drivers have to queue up twice ... station operators had been limiting drivers' purchases because the government would not let them raise prices in line with increases in wholesale fuel prices. 'The service stations have ...

  2. Rising fuel costs and cleaner energy force up power charges

    Posted Dec 15th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and moves by the two power companies to burn more clean fuel. On January 1, the price per kilowatt hour of electricity will go up from 91.5 to 94.1 cents for CLP Power customers and from 119.9 ... but are cautious about the outlook as they forecast gas and coal prices will continue to rise. Further uncertainties are created by the move to use more gas and possibly more imported nuclear energy ...

  3. Now is the time to cut emissions, firms told

    Posted May 15th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that Hong Kong drivers had become much more conscious of fuel efficiency in the last two years. The pollster attributed the change in attitude to surging fuel prices. About 59 per cent of 300 ...

  4. Soaring oil price highlights need to reform the system

    Posted Aug 15th 2005, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... and diesel prices are among the lowest in the world, even lower than in the United States, although China has already become the world's second-largest oil importer and has far less oil than ... impact on the Chinese economy. More important, soaring oil prices have again highlighted the urgent need to reform the distorted national mechanism for the pricing of refined oil, which has ...

  5. Power bills will soar for years

    Posted Feb 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Hongkong Electric also said yesterday that it expected increasing fuel prices to put pressure on tariffs in the next year. ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Transport operators make demands over plan to scrap old diesel trucks

    Posted Jan 24th 2013, 12:00am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Maximum government payout to replace diesel trucks should be given across the board regardless of vehicle age, say angry transport operators PLAN FOR GREENER TRUCKS PUNCTURED The government and transport operators squared off yesterday over their conflicting proposals for phasing out old, polluting diesel vehicles, ahead of a meeting between ...

  7. Business - Economy - ENVIRONMENT

    Singapore plans to cut pollution and slash emissions by 2014: agency

    Posted Aug 24th 2012, 01:29pm

    ... for gasoline. Refineries in Singapore will have to supply cars and industries diesel with a sulphur content of less than 10 parts per million (ppm) from the current minimum of 50 ppm by July next year. ... pollutants.” Currently Singapore consumes about 23,000 barrels per day of gasoline and about 40,000 barrels per day of road diesel, an industry source said. Refineries in Singapore are investing ...

  8. Beijing to encourage usage of solar power via subsidies

    Posted Dec 04th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and the United States. Washington is investigating a complaint that Chinese solar and wind power equipment makers are exporting their wares to the American market at unfairly low prices as a result ...

  9. CLP's stockpiling of diesel spurs cost fears

    Posted Aug 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... within the transport industry that CLP's increased fuel purchases had caused the recent rise in diesel prices. A CLP Power spokeswoman declined to give details about its recent diesel ... Joyce Ng and Cheung Chi-fai CLP Power is reportedly stockpiling costly diesel as a contingency for fuel, as it needs several months to repair its Castle Peak coal power plant ...

  10. green living

    Posted Mar 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Reading Comprehension Oil refineries are large plants where crude natural oil is processed into useable varieties, such as gasoline, diesel fuel and liquefied petroleum gas. While oil refineries ... of industrialisation. Think About Fill out the chart below with the pros of the electric BYD car versus the pros of a normal, diesel-run car of your choice. Do some research if necessary. Electric Diesel ...




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